HAND-CURATED POSTS FROM THE WISCONSIN BLOGOSPHERE (AND SOMETIMES POINTS BEYOND)
So they say:
“It’ safe to say that anybody with the means and interest in the NBA has inquired. A lot of phone calls from around the country,” the source said.
Vanderkolk, who could not be reached for comment, will finish out this season. The Bucks are expected to begin a search to find a new Bango and have posted a job description for “Bango” on the league’s jobs site.
These are the immutable facts. The Milwaukee Bucks, officially at least, are averaging 13,555 fans a game, second lowest in the league. And they have the worst record in the National Basketball Association with a .184 winning percentage.
St. Francis – Bucks coach Larry Drew said it’s possible he will have just two big men available for Wednesday’s game against the New Orleans Pelicans.
But plaintiffs’ lawyers are still suing civilly.
St. Francis…it will be back to preseason action Monday night when they travel to Chicago to face Derrick Rose and the Bulls.
It will begin a busy final week of exhibition play as the Bucks (0-4) travel to Green Bay for a Wednesday night game against the New York Knicks at the Resch Center and return to Milwaukee to meet the Toronto Raptors in the annual MACC Fund Game on Friday night.
A no-whining one:
So the Milwaukee Bucks coach gathered his players around him at the end of Thursday’s practice session and told them it was time to quit complaining about calls or bickering and concentrate on playing.
That’s the time allotted for the Bucks to push the ball past the mid-court line, after made baskets and misses.
Deputy NBA commissioner Adam Silver was in Milwaukee this week to talk to team officials and sponsors at a luncheon.
Silver surprised no one when he remarked that the league feels the BMO Harris Bradley Center needs to be replaced. But in an interview with Milwaukee Bucks play-by-play announcer Jim Paschke, Silver, who will be taking over as commissioner next year, said Milwaukee is part of the NBA’s footprint.
“It’s critical to us that the team remains here and remains successful here,” Silver said.
A league source confirmed the Bucks will add Racine native Caron Butler via trade from the Phoenix Suns while sending point guard Ish Smith and center Viacheslav Kravtsov to the Suns.
Coach Larry Drew would like to keep it contained.
ESPN sees a disappointing season for Bucks.
Larry Sanders is positive about the Bucks.
Bucks open on road against Knicks.
The Milwaukee Bucks now have a 21-year-old point guard, a 24-year-old starting center and a 22-year-old power forward. Not to mention an 18-year-old small forward, the youngest player selected in the June draft….
Eight years later, he’s returning to a different team.
Owner Herb Kohl just doesn’t think a rebuild of the team’s necessary.