Limping Milwaukee Bucks beat up on paralyzed Cleveland Cavaliers

Brandon Jennings, Keyon Dooling

AP Photo/Morry Gash

Tuesday, it was the starters. Wednesday, it was the bench.

For the first time all season, the Milwaukee Bucks strung together a back-to-back set of games where the first unit drove the Land Rover of victory one night, only to have the second unit jump start the stalled vehicle on the way to another win 24 hours later.

By Jake McCormick [Read more…]

The encouraging performance of the Milwaukee Bucks’ Larry Sanders

Larry Sanders

When Milwaukee Bucks power forward Larry Sanders was drafted by GM John Hammond in June, Hammond and coach Scott Skiles knew he was raw offensively, but felt he could be an immediate defensive contributor thanks to his pterodactyl-like wing span and natural instincts.

By Jake McCormick

If John Hammond and Scott Skiles were speaking in stat lines about Larry Sanders’ expected production as a rookie coming off the bench, it would probably look something like this: [Read more…]

Milwaukee GM John Hammond confirms: Gooden, Salmons will be Bucks

John Hammond

The Milwaukee Bucks have come a long way since the Larry Harris era.

Current GM John Hammond issued a statement Friday afternoon confirming the rumors we all knew were anything but talk:

“We are engaged in free agent negotiations with John Salmons and Drew Gooden. We intend to enter into a player contract with John and Drew once the moratorium period has ended.”

By Jake McCormick [Read more…]