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Kidd on MCW starting: "This is the start of the process of us moving forward. You're talking about a young kid who has done a lot early."
More Brown: "They're lucky to have Michael, and I think Jason (Kidd) will do a hell of a job with him."
Brown said "only time will tell" on Bucks rebuild. "They're a few years ahead of us with their length and defensive focus."
Brown on MCW: "You saw an emerging leader; you saw a tougher defender. You saw him not let referees get the better of him."
Brown was asked if he had shaken Robinson's hand yet. "I haven't," Brown said. "And we'll still play him."
Robinson, picked up on waiver claim by Philly, will be thrown into fray. "We're not bashful," Brown said.
Thomas Robinson is not at Bradley Center yet, coming in from airport. But 76ers coach Brett Brown said he will play.
OJ Mayo will be rested tonight. Ersan Ilyasova starts again at PF.
Quietly bummed that we won't see the Khris/Giannis/Jared starting five again tonight.
MCW will start for Bucks tonight and coach Jason Kidd will watch his minutes. No specific limit.
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Sanders said he was treated at Rogers Memorial Hospital, a facility in Oconomowoc that specializes in behavioral and mood disorders.
Sanders called himself a person, artist, father, writer, musician. "Sometimes I play basketball," he said.
Sanders said "these decisions are for my family."
Larry Sanders said he entered into hospital program for anxiety, depression and mood disorders, telling The Players Tribune.
MCW making debut vs. Philly comes 3 years after Monta Ellis made Bucks debut at Golden State. Thunderous cheers for Monta that night in Oak.
MCW will offically be listed as probable for Bucks game vs. Sixers on Wednesday night.
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"I'll be playing next game," MCW said in locker room after game. "I don't know how many minutes I'll be playing."
Michael Carter-Williams optimistic he will be able to play Wednesday against 76ers and make his Bucks debut against former team.
Antekounmpo is 3 for 10 from field; is 13 of 38 since All-Star break.
Middleton 4 for 12, Bayless 4 for 10, Giannis 3 for 10 and Dudley 0 for 3.
Giannis hit first 2 jumpers and is 0 for 7 since early in game.
Bulls lead 64-49 after 3 quarters. Bucks end quarter on 6-1 run but Bayless missed FTs and had a possible dunk blocked by Butler.
Bayless misses 2 FTs - was leading league for a while but now is 90 of 101 (89.1%).
Bucks going small and finally pushing the ball a little bit. And still down 14.
Bucks trail 60-41 and not much happening for them except Ilyasova getting longest shift he's had in some time.
Bucks shoot 34% and outrebounded 37-17 in the half, so probably lucky to only be down 15.
Kidd wanted Ilyasova to play more minutes - so far Ersan with 14 minutes at halftime ( 2 of 3 from beyond arc, 6 pts, 3 rebs).
HT: Bulls 48, Bucks 33. Another sizable halftime deficit for Milwaukee - 2nd in 2 days. Bucks shoot 34.1% on 14 of 41. Snell w/18 for CHI.
Bulls Tony Snell, he of the 4.8 average, has 18 pts at half against Bucks. Bucks down 48-33.
"Shooters gotta shoot contested fadeaways." - OJ Mayo
Snell has 15 and is 3 of 4 on threes as Bulls lead 42-24. Bucks offense in reverse.
Snell already with 10 points in 12 minutes.
Plumlee blocks a shot but Bucks can't get a rebound and Bulls Tony Snell drills a 3. Bulls 37, Bucks 19.
O'Bryant and Plumlee in for Bucks.
Bucks shooting 27% early in second and now behind 27-15. Bulls have started second with 6 straight points.
Bucks shoot 35% in first quarter (7 of 20) and trail 21-15 after one. Rose 5 for 6 FTs.
Bucks finish 1st q with only 15 points, trail Bulls by 6.
Bucks off to another poor start offensively; fortunately for them, their D has been excellent.
Bucks struggling mightily on offense but trail by two.
Silly reach by Giannis and he picks up second foul. Mayo in for him.
Giannis hits first two jumpers but misses a third.
Pau Gasol scored 46 vs. Bucks last time teams met on this United Center court on Jan. 10.
While Minneapolis prep star Sacar Anim announced today he'll attend Marquette, he told MU coaches last week.
Johnny O'Bryant became a dad this morning. HIs girlfriend gave birth to a girl, Amara. O'Bryant had 2 hours of sleep before shootaround.
Kidd said no one with Bucks thinking about possible first-round playoff matchup against Bulls. "Too many games to be played," Kidd said.
Kidd on Ersan: "We'll get him some quick minutes under his belt. We're going to need him." Kidd said way to get Ilyasova more touches.
Kidd: "Get Ers going; see if we can get him going and also look at Tyler (Ennis) and Duds playing together."
Ersan Ilyasova starting at PF tonight for Bucks and Jared Dudley coming off bench.
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Carter-Williams is first reigning Rookie of Yr to be dealt since Chris Webber was traded from GS to Wash prior to '94 season.
O'Bryant had been warming up for Sunday game in Mke when he got call that his fiancee would have baby soon at Chicago hospital.
Johnny O'Bryant at shootaround this morning but did not have much sleep. His fiancee Ariel Ward gave birth to baby girl Amara around 3 am.
MCW not sure if he will play against former 76ers team on Wed - "We play Philly a bunch of times so I'll get my chance," he said.
MCW: "Of course I want to play but at the same time I can't rush it. I'm just going to listen to my coaches and the doctors."
Bucks assistant Sean Sweeney and coach Jason Kidd worked extra with MCW following shootaround at United Center.
MCW: "I'm progressing each day. I'm just trying to get better and learn the system and get healthy all at once."
Anim visited Marquette last week. St. John's and Northwestern have also recruited Anim heavily.
The 6-5 Anim is averaging 25 pts for three-time defending D-3 Minn. state champion DeLaSalle.
Minneapolis DeLaSalle star Sacar Amin will announce college choice later today. Leaning toward Marquette.
He did some work at Bucks shootaround at United Center. Team went more than usual hour.
MCW will not play tonight vs. Bulls.
Carter-Williams shouldn't have been shocked by trade: 76ers were looking to move him last summer.
Kirk Hinrich and Taj Gibson out for Bulls tonight vs. Bucks due to illness.
Taj Gibson and Kirk Hinrich are both ill and apparently out vs Bucks tonight. 7:00 on FSW
The Bucks have yet to determine how they'll use the so-called stretch provision for Larry Sanders' buyout.