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Bucks will have a uniform change this year

Published July 16, 2014

One of the most anticipated changes Milwaukee Bucks fans hoped for with new owners was some kind of uniform change or alteration. Unfortunately, jerseys for the 2014-15 season were planned long in advance. But, the NBA is doing something unique for the teams that have won championships -- which means there will be a change after all.


From Bucks to Longhorns: Steve Patterson's memorable journey

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.


There's no silver bullet for fixing the Bucks

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.


The glue that held Milwaukee's last championship together

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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