Pounding The Rock "The Spurs were merciless against the injury-riddled Bucks and got their second win in as many nights against the Eastern bottom-dwellers. In hindsight, this one was over before it even started. The Bucks are surprisingly the worst team in the terrible East after being ravaged by injuries. The..." December 12
Sounds like Gary Neal won't play for Bucks tonight vs Spurs. Dealing with plantar fasciitis. Again.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "A seriously depleted Chicago Bulls lineup faced a short-handed Milwaukee Bucks team Tuesday night at the United Center. So a predictably close game came down to one very unpredictable shot. Bucks center John Henson, with nowhere to go and the shot clock running down, tossed up a 22-footer..." December 11
USA Today "Addressing the NBA's weak Eastern Conference on Sirius XM Radio's new NBA channel, deputy commissioner Adam Silver said Monday the league's competition committee will examine if divisions have outlived their usefulness. "One thing I have learned from David (Stern) over all those years ... is..." December 10
NBA.com "Milwaukee Bucks General Manager John Hammond announced today that Zaza Pachulia (6-11, 240) suffered a right foot fracture on Dec. 4 vs. Detroit. Pachulia’s foot will be immobilized in a walking boot and re-examined in four weeks. Pachulia, 29, had an MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) exam on..." December 09
New York Post "After the Nets spent much of this week talking about strategies and adjustments, coach Jason Kidd and his players kept it simple Saturday night against the Bucks: give the ball to Brook Lopez and get out of the way. The strategy worked like a charm, as Lopez scored a season-high 32 points and..." December 08
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Brandon Knight sank a pair of clutch shots to help the Milwaukee Bucks escape with a 109-105 overtime victory over Washington on Friday night at the Verizon Center. One was a smooth three-pointer on a clean look with 15.1 seconds left in regulation, tying the score at 102-102. And the second..." December 07
Brew Hoop "An interested party has emerged in the Bucks future ownership plans. It just so happens that he's on the current roster. Ask Bucks fans what they think of the team's current ownership, and most of them would say that they would prefer that current owner and former U.S. Senator Herb Kohl--who..." December 06
Down to 10 for tonight. RT @Bucks Zaza Pachulia and Ekpe Udoh are out tonight (ankle).
Grantland "Part 3 To honor the great Larry Bird, Bill and Jalen have decided to do a leaguewide wrap-up every 33 days, or, as they call it, every Birdmester. In this episode — Part 3 of our video series — Bill and Jalen praise the funniest YouTube video, the biggest media-created controversy, the most..." December 06
Grantland "Bill and Jalen are back! To honor the great Larry Bird, Bill and Jalen have decided to do a league-wide wrap-up every 33 days — or, as they call it, every Birdmester. In their first episode, they crown the best team in the league, the best tanking performance thus far, the league’s least valuable..." December 05
Sporting News "Police have cited Bucks center Larry Sanders for disorderly conduct and assault and battery in a fight last month at a downtown Milwaukee nightclub. The two charges are municipal citations. The Milwaukee County district attorney's office has said it has no plans to issue criminal charges..." December 05
Detroit News "Rodney Stuckey wasn’t having a great evening, but being engaged allows one to make plays off pure hustle and recognition. He forced the ball off Bucks guard Gary Neal’s thigh but Stuckey ran after it, dove on it to retrieve it and fed Brandon Jennings, who fumbled his chance at an uncontested..." December 05
Boston Globe "Jordan Crawford says the young Boston Celtics have a few things to learn about finishing out close games. Crawford took over the role of teacher Tuesday night, scoring 15 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter to help the Celtics hold off the Milwaukee Bucks 108-100. ‘‘We've just got to..." December 04
#Bucks forward Ersan Ilyasova practiced today but uncertain for Tuesday in Boston. He's battling ankle, thumb and hamstring injuries.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Finally, a victory. The Milwaukee Bucks brought an energetic performance to their home court on Saturday night and halted their 11-game losing streak with a 92-85 victory over the Boston Celtics at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. O.J. Mayo led the way for the Bucks (3-13) with 22 points while..." December 01
Caron Butler & Ersan Ilyasova are out tonight. #MILvBOS
Charlotte Observer "So this is how it looks when Al Jefferson is halfway healthy and used to the optimum. The Charlotte Bobcats’ free-agent prize spent most of the past two months with nagging ankle injuries. He’s still not there physically, but he’s not running with a limp and he sure was effective Friday: A..." November 30
CBSSports.com "Agents and executives predict this will be a very active trade season in the NBA, for obvious reasons. As the standings begin to sort themselves out, the calendar marches along and injuries mount, the usual trigger points for deals will intensify. In addition to the contenders looking to..." November 29
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "O.J. Mayo has seen tough times before in his NBA career. During his rookie season with the Memphis Grizzlies, he suffered through a 12-game losing streak as the team struggled to a 24-58 record. The Grizzlies used three coaches that season — Marc Iavaroni, Johnny Davis (for two games) and..." November 29
Washington Post "The Washington Wizards looked unfocused and out of sync and repeatedly flirted with disaster Wednesday night with their careless passes and defensive lapses. The only saving grace was that they were playing the lowly Milwaukee Bucks, a struggling team that showed up at Bradley Center on a..." November 28
CBSSports.com "Tanking is a raging issue. Sportswriters with nothing better to do like to harangue the league for the trend of teams setting themselves up to have poor seasons in order to increase their lottery odds and get a higher draft pick. It's been called a plague, as if no bad basetball exists outside..." November 27
Ekpe Udoh left practice because his right knee was bothering him. Nate Wolters left sick. #Bucks
Detroit News "Perhaps Famed Pistons announcer John Mason knew what was in store. Forgetting to announce Andre Drummond at center would’ve made it a four-on-five affair and it would’ve given the Milwaukee Bucks a better chance at competing Monday. But who knows if even that would’ve made a difference as the..." November 26
Bucks starters vs. Detroit: Knight, Mayo, Middleton, Ilyasova and Pachulia. Knight replaces Ridnour. Middleton at SF with Butler off bench.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Losing eight in a row is one thing. Reaching that nadir the way the Milwaukee Bucks did Saturday night? How bad was the 96-72 loss to the Charlotte Bobcats? Bad enough that Bucks coach Larry Drew felt compelled to apologize to the entire city for such an affront to the game on the part of..." November 24
Charlotte Observer "Al Jefferson muscled his way through the Bucks' defense. Then he cooled off by sticking the right ankle that had been bothering him in a bucket of ice. The Charlotte Bobcats are picking things up quickly with Jefferson in the middle again after the injury that had forced him out of the..." November 24
Brandon Knight will be back in the Bucks lineup tonight. He's been sidelined since 11/12 with a hamstring injury. #MILvCHA
CSN Philly "Spencer Hawes remembered the last time a coach drew up a play for him to shoot a three-pointer in the waning seconds in attempt to tie a game. That time he wasn’t sure if the coach knew what he was doing. “I was in college,” Hawes said. “I thought he screwed something up. ‘Wrong guy,..." November 23
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Brandon Knight's launch as a Milwaukee Bucks point guard has not gone as planned. Instead of experiencing lift-off, the soon-to-be 22-year-old Knight has been grounded early in the season. The former Detroit Pistons guard, acquired in the Brandon Jennings trade during the summer, lasted less..." November 22
Slowly but surely, Bucks getting full allotment of players: Brandon Knight expected to practice today.
Oregonian "The Portland Trail Blazers pushed their win streak to eight games in a row, beating the Milwaukee Bucks 91-82 in the final game of a four-game road trip Wednesday. LaMarcus Aldridge led the Blazers with 21 points, scoring 20 or more in every game on the road trip. Damian Lillard added 19 points..." November 21
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "There was some good news out of the Bucks practice session Tuesday as Ersan Ilyasova and Caron Butler both practiced and are considered probable for Wednesday's home game against the streaking Portland Trail Blazers. Ilyasova has not played since the home opener on Nov. 2 against Toronto when..." November 20
Coach Drew: Ersan Ilyasova and Caron Butler will return to action tonight. #MILvPOR
Zaza Pachulia missed practice today with flu-like symptoms. Gary Neal tried to go but had to leave practice with his plantar fasciitis.
The Oklahoman "Well, they can't all be works of art. Two nights after playing what could be the game of the year thus far in the NBA season, the Thunder traveled to Milwaukee and labored through an utterly brutal game against the Bucks. The electric offense on display in Thursday's thriller at Golden State..." November 17
Indianapolis Star "Things have gone so well for the Indiana Pacers this season that the toughest question coach Frank Vogel hears these days is why he didn’t leave Roy Hibbert in long enough to get a triple-double Friday night. Such was the state of things around Bankers Life Fieldhouse, where the Pacers became..." November 16
#Bucks forward Caron Butler has mild sprain of his left shoulder, MRI reveals. Likely to miss a few games but avoided serious injury.
Orlando Sentinel "Nothing tangible was at stake Wednesday night when the Orlando Magic hosted the Milwaukee Bucks. Not a playoff berth. Not a playoff series. But the Magic simply had to win. The injury-riddled Bucks — a sub-.500 team even when healthy — dressed only eight players. Arron Afflalo made sure..." November 14
Butler holding left shoulder as he walks off court with trainer Scott Barthlama.
Bucks short-handed tonight big-time. Gary Neal out (sore left foot), Zaza Pachulia out (sore right foot) and Brandon Knight out (hamstring).
Miami Herald "There have been so many highlight-reel dunks and alley-oops since LeBron James arrived in this arena by Biscayne Bay, but the show-stopping magic he and Mario Chalmers offered Miami on Tuesday was one for the time capsule. With less than a minute left in the second quarter at AmericanAirlines..." November 13
Bucks coach Larry Drew says he likely will go small with Haslem out of Heat lineup. Khris Middleton to start at 3 and Caron Butler at 4.
CBSSports.com "The Milwaukee Bucks announced Monday night that center Larry Sanders underwent surgery to repair a torn ligament in his thumb and will miss six weeks of time in recovery. The injury was sustained on November 2nd when Sanders was involved in a bar fight. The injury was not supposed to keep him out..." November 12
Larry Sanders didn't practice today and is listed as "day to day." Luke Ridnour and Zaza Pachulia didn't practice either.
Larry Drew on whether Ersan Ilyasova, bothered by sore ankle, will play in upcoming 3-game trip: "Not at this point."
SB Nation "Delfino will miss another four-to-six months following the latest setback with his foot injury. Milwaukee Bucks forward Carlos Delfino may miss the entire 2013-14 season following a setback in his recovery from right foot surgery, according to a report on his website. Delfino had surgery in..." November 11
Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Monta Ellis figured the Milwaukee Bucks’ fans would boo him every time he touched the ball Saturday night at the Bradley Center. And he figured right. But Ellis was able to ultimately get the last laugh as the Dallas Mavericks gritted out a 91-83 victory over the Bucks and claimed their..." November 10
SB Nation "The Bucks' big man issued a statement regarding his involvement in a fight he was under investigation for. Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders released an apology for his involvement in a fight at a downtown Milwaukee club Saturday night. "I've talked to the team and apologized to them,..." November 08