Basketball

What We’ve Learned – Badger Basketball

Seven games into the season and your Wisconsin Badgers have run the slate, setting up the most anticipated match-up in Kohl Center history on Wednesday night as Duke (#2 in KenPom) comes into Madison to face #4 Wisconsin. In the first seven... read more »

 

Grantland And The Up-Tempo Dick Bennett Offense

Grantland And The Up-Tempo Dick Bennett Offense

You know what, I’ve read a lot about baseball lately, I’d like to read something about basketball. Hey, Bill Simmons, he knows a lot about basketball and runs Grantland, I’ll bet I can find something good over there, maybe even on the... read more »

 

Am I The Only One Sick of Lebron James?

Am I The Only One Sick of Lebron James?

Unfortunately, the answer is probably yes. As this is my first post, I feel it is my civil duty to warn you I am so anti-Lebron James it hurts. I’m not sure if this is because I grew up watching my cool Uncle idolize the... read more »

 

Bucks Bring Butler Home

Bucks Bring Butler Home

As first reported by Gery Woelfel, the Milwaukee Bucks acquired Racine native Caron Butler in exchange for reserves Ish Smith and Slava Kravtsov. Butler will slide into the starting small forward spot for the Bucks, who didn’t have... read more »

 

Sanders Signs Extension

Sanders Signs Extension

Larry Sanders made great strides during the 2012-2013 season. Fans of the Milwaukee Bucks will have the pleasure to watch him build on those improvements, as he officially signed a 4 year, $44 Million extension this week, locking him in through... read more »

 

Larry’s Lineups

Larry’s Lineups

I am a sucker for on-court/off-court stats and X-man unit stats, which I am pulling from Basketball-Reference.com for this post,  unless otherwise noted. I know they can get blurred a bit by small sample sizes, the Bucks were +22.2/100... read more »

 

Wild Week Headlined by Jennings Sign and Trade

The Milwaukee Bucks made a flurry of moves over the past week that ranged from minor, signing Miroslav Raduljica to replace the waived Gustavo Ayón , to major, by completing a sign and trade shipping Brandon Jennings to Detroit in exchange... read more »

 

Ayón Waived, Front Court Picture Clears

Ayón Waived, Front Court Picture Clears

Late Thursday night the Bucks waived backup big man Gustavo Ayón before his $1.5 million salary became guaranteed on Friday.  This is a minor move as the Bucks have plenty of front court depth behind likely starters Larry Sanders and Ersan... read more »

 

Milwaukee Bucks – A New Offseason 2013

Milwaukee Bucks – A New Offseason 2013

I’ve resisted the idea of a full Milwaukee Bucks rebuild for the past few years. Especially with the need for a new arena on the horizon and the inevitable battle of paying for it, public support becomes hazy when the team effectively... read more »

 

In Bo We Trust

In Bo We Trust

I’ll be the first one to say I’ve doubted Bo Ryan. I’ve told people Bo is a great coach. He’ll win a lot of Big Ten games, and a few Big Ten championships, but will not win a National Title. I still stand by that theory, but are... read more »