Results tagged with 'oscar robertson'
Published March 22, 2014
Steve Patterson grew up answering phones for a fledgling NBA franchise called the Milwaukee Bucks, of which is father, Ray, was a part owner. He watched his dad help build the only NBA champion in city history before moving south and then embarking on his own career in professional sports. This weekend, he returns for basketball and a stop at Mader's as the new athletics director at the University of Texas.
Published Dec. 10, 2013
The Bucks seem almost to be like a car stuck in the mud. The wheels turn and they move forward a little and then they fall back. Over and over. But if there is one thing I've learned over a long time it's that when you try to fix things like an educational system or a professional basketball team, there is no silver bullet.
Published Aug. 24, 2012
Wayne Embry, who was in town recently to receive the Legends Award at the Fellowship Open golf tournament, talked with OnMilwaukee.com about building a champion in Milwaukee, trading for Oscar Robertson, trading away Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and what it means to be a pioneer in professional sports.
Published May 21, 2012
Bob Boozer, a member of the Bucks 1971 NBA Championship team, died of a brain aneurysm on the afternoon of May 19 while at an Omaha, Neb. hospital. He was 75 years old.
Published Feb. 29, 2012
While Lew Alcindor was certainly the superstar he was advertised to be coming out of UCLA, the glue to the 1970-71 Milwaukee Bucks was Oscar Robertson, who would have never come here had it not been for an ugly, bitter divorce with his previous team, the Cincinnati Royals.
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Monday September 26th, 2011 - Fox Lake, IL Being a sports fan involves a passionate level of psychological commitment that usually begins in early childhood and takes root for a lifetime. Sometimes it only ends up being a single sport, but quite often it spreads like a contagious dise...
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