Author: JakeMaier

After a half-century championship drought, the Milwaukee Bucks have once again secured the Larry O’Brien Trophy. In a game six battle with the Phoenix Suns, the Bucks came out on top in a tightly contested game. Behind Giannis Antetokounmpo’s 50 point performance, Milwaukee charged ahead in the final minutes. In a game Bucks fans will never forget, we are here to break down the title-clinching game. A Tightly Contested First Half Nerves certainly got the best of both teams at the start of regulation, as both squads struggled from the field. After nearly five minutes of play, the Suns and…

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In a historic game seven, the Bucks defeated the Brooklyn Nets in the Barclays Center. After first-half struggles, Milwaukee’s big three kept the Bucks fighting for a victory in the final minutes. Bucks fans are rejoicing, and the players are no different. Let’s take a look at some of the highlights and takeaways from an unbelievable game seven. Another Unbelievable Game From Giannis Antetokounmpo It’s hard to say things about Giannis Antetokounmpo that haven’t been said already. Giannis has finally exorcised his playoff demons with a fantastic game seven performance. The Greek Freak posted a stat line of 40 points/13…

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Following a heartbreaking collapse on Tuesday night, the Milwaukee Bucks find themselves in a 3-2 series deficit. From this point forward, the Bucks must play to their potential to keep their season alive. With many questions surrounding the future of the Bucks, execution is the only option. What must be done for Milwaukee to continue chasing an NBA Championship? Let’s look at the most important aspects. Increase Ball Movement In the final 17 possessions of game five, Milwaukee ran an iso play 11 times. The lack of ball movement has been a focal point among NBA fans and insiders. With…

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The NBA announced their selections for the first-team and second-team all-defense on Monday night. Two of Milwaukee’s best defensive players, Jrue Holiday and Giannis Antetokounmpo, were given a first team-selection. Both Holiday and Giannis have been stellar defensively all season long. Once again, the NBA has recognized both players for their incredible defensive ability. Familiar Territory for Two of Milwaukee’s Stars Jrue Holiday and Giannis Antetokounmpo have been continually recognized for their defensive prowess. Antetokounmpo was given a Defensive Player of the Year award last season. Additionally, Giannis has earned three first-team all-defense selections. Furthermore, Giannis has earned one second-team…

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In news reported by the NBA, Jrue Holiday has received the Joe Dumars Trophy. The trophy represents the 2020-2021 NBA Sportsmanship Award. The award is given to the player who best represents the ideals of sportsmanship on the court. Each NBA team nominated a player from its roster for the award. Jrue Holiday was named the team nominee for Milwaukee and was declared the winner on Friday afternoon. https://twitter.com/NBAPR/status/1400887187680415755?s=20 Familiar Territory for Jrue Holiday This is not Jrue Holiday’s first time being recognized by the NBA for his personality and selflessness. Holiday was the recipient of the Twyman-Stokes Teammate of…

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In a blowout victory on Monday night, the Bucks sent the Heat packing while taking a 2-0 series lead. As the Bucks look to take another game in the series, they will travel to Miami for a Thursday night matchup. This game could be one of the most important of the series for the Bucks. A victory will mean full control and a great cushion going forward. A loss will mean a loss of momentum heading into the next game. Let’s take a look at everything you need to know ahead of game three! Bucks vs. Heat Game Details Location: American…

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The Milwaukee Bucks and the Miami Heat squared off on Monday night at Fiserv Forum. The Bucks were able to take control throughout the matchup and secure their second victory in the series. Three-point shooting and sound defense were the stories of the night. Take a look at the full breakdown and the game MVP in our Bucks vs. Heat recap! Bucks Dominate in the First Half In one of the most exciting starts all season long, the Bucks dominated in the first quarter. A quick 8-0 run and a three-pointer from Giannis set the tone for the quarter. After…

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In a statement released on Tuesday afternoon, the Milwaukee Bucks announced Thanasis Antetokounmpo will be sidelined for two weeks. After a missed dunk attempt, Thanasis Antetokounmpo seemed to be in pain. He left the regular-season finale against the Chicago Bulls and did not return. After undergoing an MRI, team physician Dr. Carole Vetter ruled Antetokounmpo suffered an avulsion fracture to the right patella tendon. https://twitter.com/Bucks/status/1394729543131410441?s=20 Bucks Will Be Without Thanasis For Two Weeks Due to the injury, Thanasis will be sidelined for two weeks. Following the two-week rest, Antetokounmpo will be re-evaluated. If all goes to plan for the Milwaukee…

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In the second night of a back-to-back, Milwaukee will head to Chicago to take on the Bulls. With the final matchup of the regular season looming, the Bucks are looking to wrap up their final preparations for the playoffs. Although the Bulls have been eliminated from playoff contention, securing a win will still be extremely important. Let’s take a look at everything you need to know ahead of the regular-season finale! Game Details Location: United Center in Chicago, Illinois Time: 8:00 PM CST Where to Watch: Bally Sports WI Potential Starters for Each Team: Bucks – PG Jrue Holiday, SG…

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After a victory on Tuesday night, the Bucks will travel to Indianapolis to match up against the Pacers. In the second to last road game of the season, the Bucks are looking to secure a victory to keep contending for the second seed in the Eastern Conference. The Pacers are a playoff team, and they will be contending for the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference. Indiana will look to knock off one of the top dogs while Milwaukee will look to notch another solid win. Let’s take a look at everything you need to know before the Thursday night…

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