Author: tylercarl03

Tyler Carl graduated from University of Wisconsin-Platteville with BS in Middle Level Education. He taught for 8 years in three different districts. He is currently a stay-at-home dad to his daughter. He was raised in Fennimore, WI and currently resides in Reedsburg, WI. Tyler loves all things Wisconsin.

The Los Angeles Lakers are still searching for their next head coach.  The organization recently requested to interview a second assistant coach for the Milwaukee Bucks’.  The assistant coach LA has their eyes on is Charles Lee.  Lee, 37 has had a brief professional playing career before turning to coaching. https://twitter.com/ShamsCharania/status/1524796556670644224 Lee’s Journey Charles Lee attended Bucknell University from 2002-2006.  During his time with the Bison, Lee led the team to two Patriot League Championships as well as two NCAA Tournament appearances.  In 2006, Lee was the Patriot League Player of the Year. Upon graduation, Lee spent the summer in…

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From Whitnall High School to the Miami Heat, Tyler Herro has been successful at every stop.  The NBA recently announced that Herro was voted the NBA’s 6th Man of the Year.  Not only was Herro voted 6th Man of the Year, he was almost a unanimous selection. https://twitter.com/MiamiHEAT/status/1521618849392742408 Herro’s 2021-22 Season Ending the regular season as the 21st best scorer on a points per game basis, Herro ended 20.7 ppg.  Every 6th man of the year provides instant offense and Herro did just that.  Not only can Herro get you a bucket, he impacts the game as a rebounder and…

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The Los Angeles Lakers have recently put in a request to interview Milwaukee Bucks’ top assistant, Darvin Ham.  This comes as no surprise as Ham has been atop the list of many teams going back to last year. https://twitter.com/ShamsCharania/status/1520141624097091588 Ham served on Mike Brown’s staff from 2011-13.  During Darvin’s two seasons with LA they made the playoffs each season. Ham’s Additional Coaching Resume Following his stint in LA, Darvin was hired on Mike Budenholzer’s staff in Atlanta.  While in Atlanta, Darvin accumulated a record of 5-5.  Darvin has been with Coach Bud ever since the 2014 hire. While serving as…

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The Milwaukee Bucks received unfortunate news this morning.  Reports out of Milwaukee are that Khris Middleton will miss the entire second-round matchup with the Boston Celtics. https://twitter.com/ShamsCharania/status/1519653754794131456 All-star forward Khris Middleton suffered the MCL sprain in game two of the first-round.  Original diagnosis said Middleton could miss 3-4 weeks.  Middleton suffered the injury on April 20th. Milwaukee’s Next Man Up Mentality Milwaukee was able to get past the Chicago Bulls after a slow start and losing Middleton.  The Bucks definitely deployed the “next man up” mentality after the Middleton injury.  Contributions came from a variety of players, especially Grayson Allen. …

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News broke late last night that former Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon will be re-signing with the Denver Broncos.  Gordan, 29, was a former first-round draft pick by the Chargers.  He played five seasons with the Chargers before signing with the Broncos in 2020.  Gordon’s deal could be worth up to $5 million.  The deal just before the draft could shed some light into the plans Denver has ahead of Thursday. https://twitter.com/RapSheet/status/1519142087656042496 Wisconsin Reunion Now in his third season in Denver, Gordon will get an opportunity to play with a familiar teammate.  Russell Wilson was a one of the major…

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The NBA players have spoken.  Jrue Holiday has been chosen as the recipient of the Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year Award.  The Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year Award has been given annually since 2012-2013.  This award recognizes a player who shows selflessness on and off the court.  This is not the first time Jrue has won the award, however.  He was the award winner in 2019-2020 while a member of the New Orleans Pelicans.  Holiday is the first player to win the award more than once. https://twitter.com/Bucks/status/1519029292922982408 Holiday’s Year Jrue has had more success in this calendar year than some…

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Giannis Milwaukee Bucks

Records are meant to be broken. Kareem said this himself when discussing LeBron breaking his all-time NBA scoring mark. Another one of Kareem’s records has been broken. In last nights NBA playoff game, Giannis passed Kareem to become Milwaukee’s all-time playoff scoring leader. This feat comes 20 days after Giannis broke Kareem’s record for total points. Take a look at the play that broke the record. https://twitter.com/NBAonTNT/status/1516967742238171136 Giannis by the Numbers Giannis brought a championship to Milwaukee, just like he promised. The first of many playoff appearance for Giannis was in 2014-15. In total, Giannis has played 66 games with…

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The Milwaukee Bucks and Wendy’s fast food chain partner together to offer you a free Frosty. When the Milwaukee Bucks win, you win! After each Bucks victory, participating Wendy’s locations will give you a free Frosty up to 24 hours after the win with no purchase necessary. You read that right, you can get a free Frosty and not buy anything else. https://twitter.com/Bucks/status/1516039089761316867 There are 47 participating locations in total throughout Wisconsin. While most of these are in the Milwaukee area, you can find a few in the Madison and La Crosse area, too. For a full list, check it…

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The NBA playoffs bring a whole new level of intensity and excitement.  That intensity was on full display in game 1 of the first round against a conference rival Bulls squad.  Milwaukee traded baskets down the stretch before pulling away late in the fourth quarter for a seven point victory. The Good To start the game, Milwaukee rushed to a large lead.  The team looked rested, energized and locked in to competing on both ends of the floor.  The Bucks took an eight point lead into halftime and only allowing Chicago to score 43 points in the half. Giannis was…

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Wisconsin high school basketball hasn’t screamed elite talent on a consistent basis.  There have been plenty of great players in the NBA who are from Wisconsin, but until recently, those players have been years apart.  In the last three NBA drafts, a Wisconsin born player has been drafted.  Not only have they been drafted but they have been first round selections.  With the NBA playoffs kicking off, let’s take a look at the Wisconsin born players hitting the big stage. Jalen Johnson – Atlanta Hawks The Nicolet High School product elected the prep school route attending IMG Academy for his…

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