Results tagged with 'oscar robertson'
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.
Published April 30, 2011
It was 40 years ago tonight, in the old Baltimore Arena, that the Milwaukee Bucks, just three years removed from their expansion season, sat atop the basketball universe. The Bucks, led by future Hall of Famers Oscar Robertson and Kareem Abdul Jabbar (still Lew Alcindor at that point), polished off a four-game sweep of the Baltimore Bullets to clinch what is still the only National Basketball Association Championship in franchise history.
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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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