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100 Milwaukee gifts

Published Dec. 19, 2014

The last push for holiday shopping is upon us, but don't panic and there's no need to fire up your laptop. Here are 100 great ideas for buying local this holiday season.

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Antetokounmpo feels more comfortable in year two

Published Dec. 18, 2014

A year ago, Giannis Antetokounmpo was lonely, worried about his family, and in the infancy of his basketball career. What a difference a year makes, as the Bucks' second-year player is feeling far more comfortable on and off the court.

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2014 picks: Jim Owczarski

Published Dec. 17, 2014

Wow. Another year is coming to a close, and 2014 was a fun one. Sports editor Jim Owczarski takes you through his favorites from the past year, including Andre 3000 making Brewers reliever Will Smith very uncomfortable, Jabari Parker's whirlwind first day in Milwaukee and the author's top stories of the year.

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Torn ACL ends Parker's season

Published Dec. 17, 2014

The rookie season of No. 2 overall draft pick Jabari Parker came to an end, officially, late Tuesday night with the diagnosis of a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee. Parker injured the knee Monday night in Phoenix.

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Parker makes progress for Bucks

Published Dec. 12, 2014

Milwaukee Bucks rookie Jabari Parker just completed the 23rd game of his NBA career, which of course seems like a small sample size for any sort of evaluation. But, there are things to be learning about Parker's game on the offensive end, as former NBA Most Valuable Player Derrick Rose says.

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2014 picks: Matt Mueller

Published Dec. 12, 2014

2014 is coming to a close, which means it's time to put my first full calendar year as an official working, adult member of society in the books (well, jury's still out on the adult part). Here are some of the most memorable moments - both good and bad - from a most memorable year.

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Big men playing big role in Bucks offense

Published Nov. 19, 2014

Ball sharing is the core of Jason Kidd's offense, and the biggest parts of that, literally, are the team's big men. They help keep the offense moving in the half court with smart passing decisions and finishing around the rim.

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The horror! Bucks owners back Dems?

Published Nov. 18, 2014

Who cares if one of the new gazillionaire owners of the Milwaukee Bucks supports Democrats and welcomed President Obama to Milwaukee? What does that have to do with the price of tea in China? (sorry for the cliché. It seems apt).

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Replace Downtown post office with new arena

Published Nov. 14, 2014

In recent years, the Milwaukee Bucks have not had much to celebrate when they've conducted their annual preview luncheon with the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce. This year, however, there was a tangible buzz in the room at the event, which was held at the Harley-Davidson Museum.

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New-look Bucks making the right decisions

Published Nov. 11, 2014

Beginning with some small, but important, offseason player acquisitions and then the decision to not extend point guard Brandon Knight on Halloween, this new Bucks ownership has set a tone and the right decisions are being made regarding roster construction and salary management.

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Thunderstruck: Time to feel the Bucks energy

Published Nov. 6, 2014

It's been a long time since we in Wisconsin were energized by anything the Milwaukee Bucks did. For too long, the regime of Senator Kohl didn't allow for energy, for optimism, for success. It's time to get caught up in the energy. It's time to stop fighting it, and see where it takes us.

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Bucks home opener feels like a true event

Published Oct. 31, 2014

The atmosphere in the BMO Harris Bradley Center was electric Friday night as the Milwaukee Bucks opened their 2014-15 home schedule against the Philadelphia 76ers. Was it the best basketball? Not always. But from start to finish, it felt like a true event and a place to be.

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Lights, free rides and more for opening night

Published Oct. 31, 2014

As a fan and a Milwaukee advocate, I love to share great things happening Downtown. One of these, for sure, is the huge Bucks logo on the side of the BMO Harris Bank building.

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In moving on, Sanders hungers for past success

Published Oct. 30, 2014

Two years ago, Larry Sanders was Milwaukee's darling, a sudden fan favorite of those who follow the NBA and the Milwaukee Bucks. Last year was a totally different story. In 2014-15, Sanders seeks to recapture what went right two years ago under new coach Jason Kidd with a renewed hunger for the game.