Author: Donny Chiarel

MILWAUKEE, WI – Even if you have a full wallet, it never hurts to add a couple of Bucks. See what I did there? Milwaukee Bucks stars Khris Middleton and Jrue Holiday have committed to join USA Basketball for the 2021 Olympic Games in Tokyo, per ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The two will make their Olympic debuts under Spurs head coach Greg Popovich. https://twitter.com/wojespn/status/1407418726564171780?s=20 What This Means Team USA is the presumed favorite to take home gold, which comes at no surprise. Adding Middleton and Holiday to the roster mean two things: USA has more depth and the additions come at…

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When someone thinks of the Milwaukee Bucks, a few names come to mind first. It’s Giannis Antetokounmpo, Khris Middleton, Jrue Holiday, and maybe Mike Budenholzer. Who knows how long it takes until someone thinks of Bryn Forbes? After his production this season, he should be higher on that list.  Forbes’ Career as a Whole Forbes established himself as a three-point marksman early on in his career. After starting his career at Cleveland State, he transferred to Michigan State to play his final two seasons. Alongside his high school teammate Denzel Valentine, Forbes shot 48% from deep in his senior season,…

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The Milwaukee Bucks signed forward Justin Jackson to a two-way contract this afternoon. Jackson, who most recently played with Oklahoma City, is a former 1st-round pick of the Kings back in 2017. With this signing, he is now playing for his fourth team in as many years. Career Overlook Justin Jackson was a five star recruit out of Homeschool Christian Youth (Houston, TX). During his high school career, he earned co-MVP with Jahlil Okafor in the 2014 McDonald’s All-American game, leading all players with 23 points. After signing with UNC, he put together an impressive college career. Throughout his time…

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Eight days away from the trade deadline, the Bucks strike early. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported on Wednesday evening that Milwaukee will acquire PJ Tucker, Rodions Kurucs, and Milwaukee’s 2022 1st round pick. The Bucks will send DJ Wilson and DJ Augustin to Houston in the move. Additionally, Torrey Craig will be dealt to Phoenix, with details to be announced shortly. https://twitter.com/wojespn/status/1372324098769104900?s=20 What This Means: This is a headline for a reason. The Bucks were rumored to be one of the several teams interested in Tucker’s service, so it makes sense that this got done. Adding Tucker, as well as Kurucs,…

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The NBA just released 16 new uniforms for all teams that made the 2020 Playoffs, a part of the “Earned” Edition that has been running since the 2018-19 season. No surprise, but the Bucks jersey should be at the top of the list. For context, Nike became the official endorsement partner for the NBA in 2017. Thanks to this, there have been such sweet uniforms that have been created. With this recent release, it gives us all a time to reminisce. Top 5 Bucks Uniforms in Recent Memory #5: 2018-19 “Earned” Edition A tough decision for number five, but it…

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During the 2021 All-Star Game, Giannis Antetokounmpo made history. He became the third player in NBA history to win an NBA MVP, Defensive Player of the Year, and All-Star Game MVP. The two other players? Michael Jordan and Kevin Garnett. Writing these words takes any fan’s breath away, but it is very different, in a good way, for me. The reason why dates back about eight years. My Story A little background on myself: eight years ago, I was 13 years old, and I was as big of a basketball fanatic you can find. Another thing to note is that…

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It is always a treat when the Bucks are on national television! In the first game of ESPN’s doubleheader, Milwaukee takes care of business.  Facing off against former Buck Malcolm Brogdon and budding star Domantas Sabonis, Milwaukee trounced Indiana, 130-110.  Looking at the First Half The Bucks jumped out to a lead early, without Khris Middleton getting too many touches. As the quarter wore on, the lead stretched to as many 11. All five starters got into the scoring column with a very well-balanced attack to start things off. Giannis was Giannis, moving well off the ball and taking advantage…

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In a roster move Wednesday afternoon, the Bucks have assigned rookies Jordan Nwora and Sam Merrill to the G-League. Mamadi Diakite, who has not appeared in a game all season, was transferred to the Lakeland Magic of the G-League.  https://twitter.com/fswisconsin/status/1357045145938481152?s=20 A rookie from Lousiville, Nwora has played in 10 games for the Bucks this season. He averages 5.1 points per game, 1.5 rebounds, 45% from the floor and 50% from three point range. Merrill, a 2020 second-round pick from Utah State, appeared in 9 games for Milwaukee. He averaged just 1.6 points per game, while shooting 40% from the field…

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The Milwaukee Bucks host the Utah Jazz for their fourth game in eight days. The Bucks are also looking to extend their win streak to four after wins against Detroit and Chicago. When: Friday, January 8th, 7:00 p.m. C.T. Where: Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, WI Follow: Fox Sports Wisconsin, 620 AM/103.3 FM WTMJ The Win Streak: After starting the year 2-3 and unable to string together victories, the Bucks might be catching fire at a good time. If they can get by Utah, their next opponents are Cleveland, Orlando, and Detroit, three very winnable games as they move through January.  https://twitter.com/NBA/status/1347030717348392962?s=20…

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The Bucks play the Heat in their second game of their back-to-back with Miami tonight in American Airlines Arena. Fresh off a record-setting night, Milwaukee is looking to capitalize off their second win of the season. When: 6:30 p.m. CT, December 30th Where: American Airlines Arena, Miami, FL Watch/Listen: NBATV, FOX Sports Wisconsin, 620 AM/ 103.3 FM WTMJ (Miami) About Last Night… Talk about an onslaught of offense! The Bucks ousted the Heat, 144-97, amassing an NBA record 29 made three’s, the most ever in a single game. This was also the largest road win in franchise history. Milwaukee jumped…

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