Are the Milwaukee Bucks for Real?

The Milwaukee Bucks have been far bettr than expected this season. Despite losing No. 2 overall pick Jabari Parker for the season with an ACL injury, Milwaukee is still in the hunt for a playoff berth in the Eastern Conference. But are the Bucks for real, or will they fade as the season continues?

The Greek Freak blows up? A hypothetical NBA midseason tournament

This week NBA Commissioner Adam Silver floated the idea of a mid-season single-elimination NBA Tournament.

What is not to like about that idea?

2014 NBA Draft Lottery Odds for Every Team

The 2014 NBA Draft lottery will be held Tuesday night and the results will be broadcast on ESPN at 8 p.m. ET. To get you primed and ready for the most anticipated draft lottery in years we’ve put together the odds for each of the 14 lottery teams.

Monta Ellis opts out of contract with Milwaukee Bucks

The 2013 NBA free agent class just got a little deeper, as guard Monta Ellis announced Monday that he will opt out of the final year of his contact with the Milwaukee Bucks. The Bucks badly wanted Ellis to return, and offered him a three-year, $36 million extension that he declined.

Tuesday’s NBA Playoffs recap

The opening weekend of this year’s NBA Playoffs was largely a snooze-fest, with the Denver Nuggets and Golden State Warriors providing the only close contest of all of the opening games (thanks, Andre Miller!). Monday’s pair of games showed a marked improvement in competitive balance, starting with the Chicago Bulls tying their series with the […]

A Look Back at the Milwaukee Bucks’ Midseason Trade for Monta Ellis

In the midst of a subpar season that saw the franchise miss the playoffs, the Milwaukee Bucks traded injury-prone big man Andrew Bogut for scoring machine guard Monta Ellis. In hindsight, was it the right move for the franchise?

NBA Trade Rumors: Milwaukee Bucks, Golden State Warriors Swap Monta Ellis, Udoh for Andrew Bogut, Stephen Jackson

The Milwaukee Bucks and Golden State Warriors got the NBA’s trade deadline off to a rousing start Tuesday night by pulling off a five-player deal. In the trade Golden State sent Monta Ellis, Ekpe Udoh and Kwame Brown to Milwaukee in exchange for Andrew Bogut and Stephen Jackson.

Video: Derrick Rose, Kyrie Irving Heroics Among Four NBA Game-Winning Shots Last Night

March Madness is a monicker typically applied only to college basketball, but last night there was certainly some March Madness – or perhaps March Magic – going on in the NBA, thanks to Derrick Rose, Kyrie Irving, and others.

The NBA Morning After: The Style’s in the Substance Edition

Playing in the second game of a month or so stretch without team enzyme Brandon Jennings, the Milwaukee Bucks caught the Los Angeles Lakers looking under the Christmas tree.

The NBA Morning After: Embrace the Heartbreak Edition

The Morning After is a look at the night that was in the NBA along with other NBA-related fodder. When Amare Stoudemire’s nullified game-winner ripped the net in Madison Square Garden, ending an exhilarating 48 minutes wherein the Knicks for the most part exhibited confident, manic-by-design basketball, there was hardly enough time to process what […]

The NBA Morning After: Small Picture Edition

In a game that is often very confusing for me, the Milwaukee Bucks put an end to that 12-game winning streak business in Dallas, defeating the Mavs 103-99.

The NBA Morning After: Possibilities Actualized Edition

The Miami Heat. Holy shit. Road game in hostile environment? Yup. Opposing team strong in the front-court and point guard positions, Miami’s two biggest weaknesses? Yup. A focused, unrelenting, fast-paced, ice-cold statement win? Yes, yes, yes and yes.

The NBA Morning After: Glass Half Empty Edition

The Morning After is a look at the night that was in the NBA along with other NBA-related fodder. NBA to New Orleans: “All your Hornets are belong to us.”

The NBA Morning After: John Wall Edition

Welcome to the Morning After, a look at the night that was in the NBA and other NBA-related fodder — Cartier Martin drilled a three late in the fourth quarter to send his Washington Wizards into overtime against the visiting Philadelphia 76ers, who will have to continue looking elsewhere for their first victory of the […]

Awesome Bradley Center Video Intimidates Atlanta Fans Into “Fearing the Deer”

“Fear the Deer” and Bango, the Milwaukee Bucks mascot, have been all the rage at the Bradley Center this year. The video recently played before the Bucks’ home playoff opener against Atlanta took it to another level.