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December 9, 2014 Updates

Bucks center Larry Sanders, speaking after the team's shootaround at Chesapeake Energy Arena on Tuesday, said he respects the message sent by the NBA stars. "I think they're bringing light to an issue that is obvious to us right now, that America is dealing with," Sanders said. "I'm glad they had the courage to find something to stand up for. "I really like it when people look for solutions. The easy thing to do is point out the problem. To look for solutions and try to bring awareness is the light that comes from the darkness. Hopefully a lot of positives will come from it." Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

Lasry is confident the Bucks will secure a deal, if only because the buyback clause and the looming Seattle threat have everyone backed into a corner. “The reason it’s gonna get done is that no one has a choice,” he says. He and Edens are based in New York, and they will not entertain the idea of moving the Bucks to a West Coast market as long as they own the team. “I have no interest in being far away,” Lasry says. “The fun of owning the team is being part of the community. You can’t do that if you’re four or five hours away.” Grantland

The first step in Kidd’s view is to eradicate the notion that Milwaukee is for losers. “We don’t want to be a layover city,” Kidd says. “We want coming here to be like going through Houston, San Antonio, and Dallas — where if you have a dogfight in Chicago one night, you know you’re going to have a dogfight in Milwaukee the next night.” Grantland

December 6, 2014 Updates

Parker is averaging 29.7 minutes per game through the first 20 games of the season. Monitoring Parker’s minutes at the current pace could keep him fresher for a longer period, but at what cost? “Kidd’s hurting Jabari by not giving him enough playing time,” an Eastern Conference scout told SheridanHoops. “He’s 19 years old. He should be playing at least 35 minutes a game. Instead, he’s playing 29. That sounds like not a big deal, but seven or eight minutes per game adds up. It’s a lot of experience.” SheridanHoops

“He has to create better shots for himself,” an Eastern Conference executive told SheridanHoops. At 6’8” and 240 pounds, Parker is considered a tweener at the forward position. “All those guys that have become big-time scorers have had better bodies,” an Eastern Conference executive told SheridanHoops. “He’s got to tone up.” SheridanHoops

December 3, 2014 Updates

Bucks forward Ersan Ilyasova was inadvertently struck in the face/nasal area late in the second quarter of yesterday’s game at Cleveland. After being examined in the locker room at halftime, he was taken to the Cleveland Clinic where he underwent a CT scan that revealed a nasal fracture. He also displayed symptoms of a mild concussion. Ilyasova was held overnight for observation, released this morning, and is returning to Milwaukee. NBA.com

December 2, 2014 Updates

Pachulia can testify to Antetokounmpo’s transformation from off-the-court cutup to on-the-court serious dude. “Once we start practice or once the lights are on and a game starts, his face changes,” Pachulia said. “You’ve got to love that.” Bucks forward John Henson marvels at the strides – literal and figurative – that Antetokounmpo is making. “Being such a young guy here, it’s been great to see him get more confident and play the way he does,” Henson said. “And he’s a sponge, man. That goes for on the court and off the court. The moves and all the things he sees on the court, he picks them up so quickly. NBA.com

December 1, 2014 Updates
November 28, 2014 Updates

The latest example was a 15-point, seven-rebound, five-block performance in a 103-86 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night. That came one night after Sanders contributed 12 points and nine rebounds in a 98-86 decision over the Detroit Pistons. "It was being patient with myself," Sanders said. "I think some guys get down. You can't get too high or get too low. "It's just finding your pace again. But Coach (Kidd) has been great, my teammates have been great with me and I'm just trying to play off of them." Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

November 26, 2014 Updates

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has a come up with a proposal to level the playing field between the NBA's two conferences. Cuban suggests a conference realignment that would result in a total of eight teams, including the Mavs, switching conferences. In Cuban's plan, the Mavs, San Antonio Spurs, Houston Rockets and New Orleans Pelicans would move to the Eastern Conference. The Chicago Bulls, Indiana Pacers, Detroit Pistons and Milwaukee Bucks would move to the West. "It's not like it'd be the first time we've ever realigned," Cuban said. "It's happened many times before, so there's precedent and I just think it shakes things up and makes things interesting." ESPN.com

"It's not like you're reducing competition," said Cuban, who noted that the teams he suggested moving to the West are approximately the same distance from Portland as Dallas and closer than New Orleans, San Antonio and Houston. "You keep Cleveland, Washington and other good teams in the East. It kind of shakes things up in terms of not just interest but also in terms of how people rebuild. "It just changes things up and it changes the thought process of a lot of teams. It makes both conferences very competitive, at least for the short-term and I think, based on the history of the teams, for the long-term as well." ESPN.com

November 25, 2014 Updates
 

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