Jason Kidd is Back

After a month absence from the sidelines as the head coach of the Milwaukee Bucks, and ahead of schedule, Jason Kidd is returning to his job next week. Hip surgery caused Kidd to miss 15 games and in his absence, interim coach, Bucks assistant, Joe Prunty, kept the ship afloat. Prunty was 8-7 with wins…

Will A New Year Heal The Bucks Defense?

When the Milwaukee Bucks went 41-41 in the regular season, which was good for the sixth seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs, hopes were high, despite the defeat by the Chicago Bulls in the first round. The season had been a great success for a Bucks team that was the second youngest in the NBA;…

Jason Kidd’s Indefinite Leave of Absence

The collateral damage of a long playing career is felt in the body long after basketball is over. The pattern is predictable. Torture comes first. Unbearable pain that causes suffering, sleepless nights, painful days and useless medication is the follow-up. Finally the issue is forced. For Jason Kidd, best point guard of his generation or…

24-1, Milwaukee Bucks End The Warriors Streak

There won’t be an opportunity for the Golden State Warriors to tie the Lakers extraordinary streak of 33-0 on Christmas Day because the Milwaukee Bucks did what 19 other NBA teams couldn’t do in 2015-16. The Bucks beat the Warriors on Saturday night. And the NBA schedule beat the Warriors on Saturday night. No team…

John Henson Racially Profiled, Bucks React

On Monday, John Henson of the Milwaukee Bucks tried to enter a jewelry store to make a purchase of a watch. However, the jewelry store locked him out then called the police. The police came to interrogate Henson for shopping while black and the standard, “why you driving that kind of car“, came up in the…

Milwaukee Bucks Crazy

The owners of the Milwaukee Bucks are two billionaires. One (Marc Lasry) is a founder of a global investment firm, the other (Wes Edens) is a founder of a global asset management company. So we’re talking the champagne, private planes and caviar crowd that purchases very pricey toys most of us can never afford. Case…