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Articles tagged with 'basketball'


LISTEN: Did the Bucks miss their playoff moment?

Published April 25, 2017

On The Postgame Tailgate, OnMilwaukee's Jimmy Carlton and Matt Mueller discuss the Bucks' big Game 3 win, their dispiriting losses in Games 2 and 3 and whether Milwaukee missed its playoff moment. The guys also preview Game 6, talk about who's impressed and depressed them and make predictions.


3 somethings from the Bucks' 118-93 loss to Toronto in Game 5

Published April 25, 2017

On Monday, for the first time in five games, the Raptors looked like the superior squad, playing like a 51-win team that beat the Bucks 10 of the last 12 times they met in the regular season and was considered a difficult matchup. Here are three somethings I took away from Game 5.


5 photos and quotes that show why the Bucks couldn't score in Game 4

Published April 24, 2017

The Bucks' Game 4 loss to the Raptors on Saturday at the BMO Harris Bradley Center was kind of gross. All the same aesthetically pleasing elements from the beautiful Game 3 performance were there, but something was different. It was an ugly, physical, punishing game. Here, look.


Bucks-Raptors playoff event info for Games 5 and 6

Published April 24, 2017

After the Bucks split the first four games of their first-round Eastern Conference playoff series against the Raptors, the team travels back to Toronto for Game 5 and will again host a viewing party in Milwaukee to allow fans to come out and cheer the deer together on Monday night.


Bucks lose, 87-76, to Raptors in ugly affair that evens playoff series

Published April 22, 2017

Two days after the Bucks blew out the Raptors in Game 3, Toronto came out on Saturday to ugly up the affair for Game 4. Milwaukee, playing sloppy and looking disjointed all afternoon, was more than happy to oblige the strategy, falling, 87-76, at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.


3 somethings from the Bucks' 104-77 Game 3 win over Toronto

Published April 21, 2017

On Thursday night, the Bucks won a big game by a lot of points, looked really good doing it and are now in the driver's seat against the Raptors. Here are three somethings I took away from Milwaukee's Game 3 blowout.


Bucks eviscerate Raptors to take 2-1 series lead in front of raucous home crowd

Published April 20, 2017

Officially, the Bucks' evisceration of the Raptors in Game 3 of their first-round NBA Playoffs series on Thursday night began with the score tied at 0-0. It only seemed like Milwaukee started out with the 30-point lead it held almost the whole way in a 104-77 win at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.


Game 3, Bucks vs. Raptors: Everything you need to know

Published April 20, 2017

After splitting Games 1 and 2 of their first-round NBA Playoffs series in Toronto, the sixth-seeded Bucks return to Milwaukee tonight to host the third-seeded Raptors. Here's everything you need to know about Game 3 at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.


New Bucks arena will host NCAA Tournament games in 2022

Published April 18, 2017

The NCAA announced today that the Wisconsin Entertainment & Sports Center, Milwaukee's new state-of-the-art Downtown arena slated to open in the fall of 2018, has been tabbed to host NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament games in 2022.


Bucks announce playoff schedule for first-round series vs. Raptors

Published April 13, 2017

The Bucks will tip off the 2017 NBA Playoffs in Toronto on Saturday, April 15, at 4:30 p.m., the league announced last night. The game will be televised nationally on ESPN and locally on FOX Sports Wisconsin, and can also be heard on 620 WTMJ and the Bucks statewide radio network.


3 reasons why you shouldn't miss tonight's Bucks-Thunder game

Published April 4, 2017

The Bucks begin a three-game, late-campaign road trip tonight in Oklahoma City, where they'll face the Thunder on national television. The marquee matchup contains a few compelling storylines, so here are three particularly captivating reasons to watch it.


Kidd, Antetokounmpo named Eastern Conference coach and player of the month

Published April 3, 2017

March was a very good month for the Bucks. But it was also a good month for a couple of individuals on the team. The NBA announced Monday that head coach Jason Kidd was named the Eastern Conference Coach of the Month and forward Giannis Antetokounmpo was the East's Player of the Month for March.


Watch Giannis surprise bus-stop Bucks fans with best prank ever

Published March 31, 2017

Just before April Fool's Day, Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo teamed with Mountain Dew to pull off an awesomely fun, fan-friendly, one-of-a-kind prank on some unsuspecting - but instantly delighted - Milwaukeeans at a Downtown bus stop on East Mason Street.