Jeremy Sochan’s journey to being ‘that irritating player’ in the NBA continued in Chicago’s pre-draft camp

CHICAGO — Jeremy Sochan’s mother, Aneta, left him with one line when he began his basketball tenure a few years ago: “Be cheeky.” “I’ve always had that little edge,” Sochan said Friday. “My mom was my first coach and to this day she tells me defense comes first. … She used to tell me that … Read more

NBA Playoffs 2022: Flashy Postseason Outfits

Pregame fashion has been woven into the fabric of the NBA, with some players earning a reputation for their wardrobe selections. 1 related The postseason has provided entertaining hoops on the court and eye-catching attacks from players off it. The stars have appeared in various outfits such as boxing robes, vibrant coats, and sweaters. Costumes, … Read more

The Bucks’ elimination is a testament to the Warriors’ incredible run

welcome to the winners circle, a weekly column by Bet For The Win Senior Writer Prince J. Grimes. Here, he will read about statistics and trends that can help you make informed betting predictions for the week ahead and beyond. The Milwaukee Bucks were eliminated in the second round of the playoffs on Sunday, losing … Read more

Suns, Bucks and ‘space ball’: The biggest NBA playoff story and what it means for last year’s Finals teams

Okay, so… now what? The Milwaukee Bucks and Phoenix Suns met in the NBA Finals last season, and each team had high hopes of getting back there this June. Instead, both lost Game 7 on Sunday and head into the offseason with some lingering structural questions. In some respects, this is normal. The reality of … Read more

Milwaukee Bucks ‘definitely could have used’ Khris Middleton in Round 2 loss to Boston Celtics

21:38 ET Jamal CollierESPN BOSTON — To successfully defend their NBA championship, the Milwaukee Bucks knew they needed a combination of strong player performances, health and maybe a little luck. But the absence of forward Khris Middleton was important during their Eastern Conference semifinal series against the Boston Celtics and ultimately too difficult to overcome … Read more

Milwaukee Bucks cancel Game 7 watch party in Deer District after Friday night shootings

MILWAUKEE — The Bucks canceled a Sunday Game 7 viewing party against the Boston Celtics after 21 people were injured in three separate shootings near a downtown Milwaukee entertainment district late in the team’s semifinal loss. of the Eastern Conference in Game 6 on Friday night. A spokesman for Milwaukee Mayor Cavalier Johnson said in … Read more

Former NBA referee Steve Javie weighs in on postseason officiating: ‘Welcome to the playoffs’

Jaylen Brown doesn’t normally say much about officiating, but the referees have been in focus during this second-round series between Boston and Milwaukee. The calls were scrutinized enough that both teams thought they were wrong after Game 3. Ime Udoka and Marcus Smart spoke out against the decision that Smart wasn’t shooting when he fouled … Read more

NBA great Bob Lanier, Hall of Fame center for Detroit Pistons and Milwaukee Bucks, dies at 73

Bob Lanier, the big lefty who stood out alongside the likes of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as one of the best NBA players of the 1970s, died Tuesday. He was 73 years old. The NBA said in a statement that the legendary NBA center died after a brief illness. The Hall of Famer and eight-time NBA All-Star … Read more

‘Thrills are for movies, not basketball’: Defending champion Bucks are in a playoff matchup again

MILWAUKEE — The nightly cornucopia of doubts about the (lack of) competence, desire, strategy and intelligence on the part of every superstar player and head coach in the NBA playoffs is doubled for the defending champions. Phil Jackson, the future Hall of Fame coach? An asshole, after Sacramento’s Mike Bibby hit the game-winning shot in … Read more

Celtics win thriller; Heat, Suns find few problems – The Athletic

Game 1: Heat 115, Hawks 91 | Heat advantage 1-0 Who was the guy? Kyle Lowry. I know Duncan Robinson had almost as many 3-pointers as the entire Hawks team and Jimmy Butler was fantastic. But Lowry played a perfect game bugging Trae Young and was great just making the right play on offense. He … Read more