Giannis and the Milwaukee Bucks: winning the the right way cements a legacy

The Milwaukee Bucks hoisted the Larry O’Brien for the first time in 50 years and dare I say, it was one of the most satisfying championships that I have witnessed in the past several years. Why is that you may ask, and that is because this championship was the culmination of a team building itself up over time to reach this point; it had a feel from an era gone by. As enjoyable as it was seeing Lebron James finally getting that championship gorilla off his back, it was seen…

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Memphis sends Grayson Allen to Milwaukee for Sam Merrill and picks

The Memphis Grizzlies are sending sometimes controversial guard Grayson Allen to the Milwaukee Bucks for guard Sam Merrill and two future second round draft picks.

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July 11, 2021 NBA Recap: Giannis’ 41 keeps the Bucks in the series

Who Got It Done Giannis Antetokounmpo showed up big time with 41 points and 13 rebounds, and knocking down 13 of his 17 free throw attempts pt rb ast G. AntetokounmpoMIL vs. PHO 41 13 6   13-17 ft Jrue HolidayMIL vs. PHO 21 5 9   5-10 3-pt Jae CrowderPHO @ MIL 18 6 1   6-7 3-pt Khris MiddletonMIL vs. PHO 18 7 6 Deandre AytonPHO @ MIL 18 9 0   2 stl Chris PaulPHO @ MIL 19 0 9 Pat ConnaughtonMIL vs. PHO 8 3 4 Cameron JohnsonPHO @ MIL…

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June 7, 2021 NBA Recap

Who Got It Done Chris Paul puts on a show in his Finals debut with 32 points and 9 assists Deandre Ayton continues his ascension with another grown man game pt rb ast Chris PaulPHO vs. MIL 32 4 9 Deandre AytonPHO vs. MIL 22 19 0 Devin BookerPHO vs. MIL 27 2 6   10-10 ft G. AntetokounmpoMIL @ PHO 20 17 4   2 stl Khris MiddletonMIL @ PHO 29 7 4 Brook LopezMIL @ PHO 17 6 1 Cameron JohnsonPHO vs. MIL 10 3 2   2 stl Mikal BridgesPHO…

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Giannis Antetokounmpo now listed as questionable for NBA Finals Game 1

From nba.com news services: The Milwaukee Bucks could have their star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo back in the lineup for Game 1 of The Finals (9 ET, ABC) after he was listed as questionable today. The NBA’s latest injury report — released at 1:30 p.m. ET — had Antetokounmpo listed as questionable, an upgrade from his doubtful status Monday night. He has been out with a hyperextended left knee injury that he suffered in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Malika Andrews report the Bucks have put in…

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July 1, 2021 NBA Playoff Recap : Brook Lopez plays like a big man…in 2021

Who Got It Done Brook Lopez shows what happens when you actually put your tallest players closest to the basket with 33 points Khris Middleton posts a near triple-double with 26 points, 13 rebounds and 8 assists Jrue Holiday has a strong performance, scoring 25 points, grabbing 6 boards and dishing out 13 dimes pt rb ast Brook LopezMIL vs. ATL 33 7 0   14-18 fg, 4 blk Khris MiddletonMIL vs. ATL 26 13 8   2 stl Jrue HolidayMIL vs. ATL 25 6 13 B. BogdanovićATL @ MIL 28 5…

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No structural damage in Giannis’ left knee

When Giannis Antetokounmpo landed awkwardly on his left knee and went to the floor, many Milwaukee Bucks fans thought the worst as they saw their best chance for an NBA title since 197 lying in a pain-writing heap under the Atlanta basket. The consternation around the team and fan base surrounding their two-time MVP certainly was not without cause ; knees are not supposed to bend that way and when they do three letters are tossed around that routinely alters the trajectory of the careers of many an athlete. Fortunately,…

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June 26, 2021 NBA Playoff Recap: Ayton plays big as Suns take 3-1 lead in West Finals

Who Got it Done DeAndre Ayton with a man-sized 19 points and 22 rebounds pt rb ast Deandre AytonPHO @ LAC 19 22 3   4 blk Paul GeorgeLAC vs. PHO 23 16 6   12-18 ft Ivica ZubacLAC vs. PHO 13 14 1 Mikal BridgesPHO @ LAC 6 13 3   2 blk Devin BookerPHO @ LAC 25 2 0   2 stl Terance MannLAC vs. PHO 12 4 0 Chris PaulPHO @ LAC 18 4 7 Reggie JacksonLAC vs. PHO 20 5 1 Cameron JohnsonPHO @ LAC 5 4 0 Dario ŠarićPHO…

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June 25, 2021 NBA Recap: Bucks annihilate Hawks in Game 2

Who Got It Done pt rb ast G. AntetokounmpoMIL vs. ATL 25 9 6   2 stl Jrue HolidayMIL vs. ATL 22 2 7 Brook LopezMIL vs. ATL 16 1 0   3 stl Khris MiddletonMIL vs. ATL 15 7 8 Kris DunnATL @ MIL 6 2 2 John CollinsATL @ MIL 11 8 0 B. BogdanovićATL @ MIL 8 0 4 P.J. TuckerMIL vs. ATL 1 7 3   3 stl Pat ConnaughtonMIL vs. ATL 9 2 1 Cam ReddishATL @ MIL 11 2 0 Yesterday’s Scores Atlanta Hawks (41-31)  91 Milwaukee Bucks (46-26)…

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Giannis’ agent says intends to play in the Olympics

By Johnny Askounis of eurohoops.net/ info@eurohoops.net Giannis Antetokounmpo is hoping to represent Greece in the upcoming Olympic Games, his agent Giorgos Panou said on Friday. “His goal is to be at Tokyo,” his long-time agent mentioned in an interview to Greek public television, “Whenever he can be available and healthy, he will play for the National Team.” Greece holds a chance to book the trip to Tokyo through the Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Victoria, Canada. The top-ranking country out of the six-team tournament will complete Group A of the Olympic tournament preliminary round…

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