The Sports Bank will be counting down to the opening tip of the 2012-13 NBA season with team by team previews starting with the worst and working our way to the title contenders. There is no lockout this time around so let’s get going. With just one winning season in the past eight years, mediocrity is considered success for the Milwaukee Bucks. Getting to the five hundred … [Read more...] about Another NBA season, another mediocre Milwaukee Bucks team
After their breakout playoff season in 2010, the Milwaukee Bucks find themselves back in lottery land. It’s extremely disappointing; especially given that the ’09-’10 team had a young core that looked poised to make the franchise a fixture in the postseason. This year, they were alive for the final playoff spot up until the season's final week, but fell short. This offseason … [Read more...] about Milwaukee Bucks at crossroads; Jennings’ team? Skiles staying?
After their breakout playoff season in 2010, the Milwaukee Bucks find themselves back in lottery land. It's extremely disappointing; especially given that the '09-'10 team had a young core that looked poised to make the franchise a fixture in the postseason. This year, they were alive for the final playoff spot up until a few days ago, but alas they'll have to settle for ninth … [Read more...] about Milwaukee Bucks get young guys playing time in season’s final games
It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish, and the Milwaukee Bucks have had considerable problems this season closing out teams good and bad. Saturday night’s 93-87 overtime win over the Philadelphia 76ers still featured the Bucks’ late game issues (0-6 in the final five minutes of regulation), with a twist ending where Milwaukee’s defense comes through with one of their … [Read more...] about Milwaukee Bucks finally close out a win against the Sixers
A record setting embarrassment against the Boston Celtics on the road is one thing. A back breaking defeat (on two days rest) at home to an NBA doormat on the verge of re-locating and playing without the face of their franchise is something else entirely. There's very few positive things to take away from the Milwaukee Bucks' 97-90 soul-crushing loss to the Anaheim Royals … [Read more...] about It’s nothing personal, the Milwaukee Bucks were an embarrassment against the Kings
By now you’ve probably already heard the devastating news regarding an already injury-plagued professional sports team in Wisconsin: Milwaukee Bucks point guard Brandon Jennings just had surgery to repair a fracture in his left fifth metatarsal and will be sidelined for four to six weeks. Considering the amount of injuries to key players on the Milwaukee Bucks and Green Bay … [Read more...] about Injury to Milwaukee Bucks point guard Brandon Jennings comes at worst possible time
The night after the Milwaukee Bucks played their best all-around game of the young NBA season, they played their best all-around game of the young NBA season. By Jake McCormick … [Read more...] about Milwaukee Bucks make an early statement in blowout of Atlanta Hawks
The Milwaukee Bucks entered their Tuesday night home game against the New York Knicks with a heightened level of frustration with their offense. What transpired in their 107-80 win over the Knicks was something that cliches like "turning the corner" are made of. By Jake McCormick … [Read more...] about Milwaukee Bucks impressively demolish New York Knicks