Author: phoebehillery

College student at University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Sport Management major with minors in Communications and Public Relations. Milwaukee Bucks contributor.

First Quarter The Milwaukee Bucks got to a red-hot start in the first quarter of game 5. For a majority of the quarter they led by double digits. Giannis led the way, shooting 100% from the field in the first with 15 points. The Bulls just didn’t have a chance. 6 first quarter bench points from Pat Connaughton and 4 from Grayson Allen did further damage. Giannis ended the first quarter with a tough and-1 on Derrick Jones Jr., who tallied his 3rd foul on the play. The already short handed Bulls entered a bit of foul trouble as they…

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Chicago Bulls guard Zach LaVine has entered the leagues health and safety protocols.This will put him out for game 5 tomorrow. A big loss for the Bulls who will be facing elimination on Wednesday night. LaVine lead the Bulls in scoring in game 4. https://twitter.com/ShamsCharania/status/1518996377505779714?s=20&t=_9gLgn88nSyBoTqY7w1K7Q The Bulls have been without LaVine before. He battled an injury at the end of the regular season. He did not play in the final regular season matchup between the Bucks and Bulls. That game ended in a 127-106 victory for the Milwaukee Bucks. The Chicago Bulls had Alex Caruso enter concussion protocol yesterday…

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Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks is guarded by a Chicago Bulls player.

The Milwaukee Bucks looked to bounce back after a tough loss at home this past Sunday. They did just that on Tuesday night against their central division rival, the Chicago Bulls. The Bucks made the short trip south to Chicago for their 4th matchup with the Bulls this season. The 127-106 victory secured the 4-0 series sweep of the Bulls this season for the Bucks. First Half The game got off to a slow start. Only 4 baskets were scored between both teams in the first 4 minutes. The slow trend continued throughout the first quarter. Bucks leading scorer on…

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The Milwaukee Bucks have plans to sign free agent DeMarcus Cousins to a one-year deal. The former 5th overall pick in the 2010 draft out of Kentucky, Cousins has been a free agent since last season. His most former team being the Los Angeles Clippers. https://twitter.com/wojespn/status/1465070309170634752 The Bucks will be the 6th team Cousins has played on during his tenure in the NBA. A career that is home to four All-Star appearances and two 2nd team All-NBA awards. He averaged 14.1 PPG his rookie year, which earned him All-NBA Rookie First Team. Cousins has experience in the NBA with two…

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The Milwaukee Bucks opened their season up with a 127-104 victory over their old friend, the Brooklyn Nets. With ring night and the banner raising ceremony looming, the Bucks managed to keep their heads on straight. They came out hot, outscoring the Nets 37-25 in the first quarter. The big three of the Bucks did their thing while Jordan Nwora and Pat Connaughton came off the bench and contributed. Here’s a look at 3 studs that lifted the defending champs over one of the heavy favorites to win the championship this year. 3 Bucks Studs vs. Brooklyn Giannis Antetokounmpo The…

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Grayson Allen is a name that Wisconsin sports fans will never forget. But, not for a good reason. Allen has the opportunity to flip the script this year and win the hearts of fans statewide. Coming off of his best year in the NBA, he looks to make an impact on an already established Bucks squad. Receiving Allen through trade leaves the Bucks hoping for a return on their investment. With Donte DiVincenzo healthy again, it is expected that Allen will have to make his impact from the bench. Does this leave the door open for him to make a…

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On October 19th, the Milwaukee Bucks will open up their 2021-2022 NBA campaign. Their opponent? None other than the team they beat in a seven game series to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals: the Brooklyn Nets. It will be the very first game to tip off the NBA season. From star-studded lineups to the big rivalry, this is going to be an opening night to remember. https://twitter.com/sam_amick/status/1427665193635438594 The Bucks’ Opening Night Opponent One thing the Brooklyn Nets and the Milwaukee Bucks don’t lack is HISTORY. As the favorites coming out of the Eastern Conference, this divisional round playoff matchup…

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After waiving Elijah Bryant earlier this week, the Bucks have opened up a spot on their roster. Today, Shams Charania reported that Johnny O’Bryant III has been signed to a training camp contact. O’Bryant spent four years in the NBA between 2014-2018. He got his NBA start after being drafted in the second round of the 2014 NBA draft by none other than the Milwaukee Bucks. Since 2018, O’Bryant has spent time overseas. https://twitter.com/ShamsCharania/status/1442867295303331858 His Career as a Buck After being drafted out of Louisiana State University as the 36th overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft, O’Bryant suited…

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The Athletic’s Eric Nehm was the first to report the waiving of Elijah Bryant. As a late addition last season, Bryant only appeared in one regular season game for the Bucks. He took part in 11 playoff games on route to becoming an NBA champion. His contributions were subsided with only averaging 4.5 minutes a game. https://twitter.com/eric_nehm/status/1442266636203999233 After going undrafted in 2018, the 76ers housed Bryant on their summer league team. Following that, Bryant spent time overseas before eventually making his way back to the NBA. His first exposure with the Bucks, however, was 2019 NBA summer league. The…

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The glass ceiling is in shambles once again. In such a progressive time for women in sports, the Milwaukee Bucks added to the advancement. The team announced today via twitter that Lisa Byington would be taking over television play-by-play announcing for them. Any game broadcasted on Bally Sports Wisconsin will feature Byington in the booth. This comes to light in the retirement of long-time Bucks broadcaster Jim Paschke’s retirement. Paschke left some big shoes to fill and only time will tell how Byington fits into them. https://twitter.com/Bucks/status/1438241102516064260 Who’s Lisa Byington? Experience is not a department that the new Bucks announcer…

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