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Jacob McCormick

  • joined Feb 20, 2011
  • last login Apr 14, 2014
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Beer, food, music, sports, politics, movies, internet marketing and beer are pretty much my life.

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Bucks 109, Jazz 108: Highlight Reels Are Rollin'

For the second game in a row, the Milwaukee Bucks turned a big first quarter deficit into a sweaty-palmed overtime triumph with a 109-108 win over the Utah Jazz that extends their season-long winning streak to four games.

Bucks 110, Rockets 107: Monta Ellis, meet 'it all'

In perhaps their most thrilling game of the season, the Milwaukee Bucks overcame an early 17 point deficit to beat the Houston Rockets 110-107 on an incredible buzzer beating three pointer from guard Monta Ellis.

Hawks vs. Bucks preview: The JJ Redick era begins

Welcome to the Milwaukee Bucks, JJ Redick. The sharpshooter gets his first crack at impressing the Bucks faithful Saturday night, as the team takes on Josh Smith and the Atlanta Hawks.

Nets 97, Bucks 94: Fiction, meet stranger truth

Another game, and another late collapse against a playoff-caliber team. The Milwaukee Bucks managed to squander a 15 point lead, falling to the Brooklyn Nets 97-94 thanks to an extended fourth quarter drought.

Larry Sanders is officially an elite defender

This is something you kind of already knew, but it helps when numbers back up an assertion: Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders is one of the best defenders in the NBA.

Bucks vs. Sixers recap: Cracking the losing streak

The Milwaukee Bucks snapped a four-game losing streak by beating the Philadelphia 76ers 94-92 Wednesday night. It was, once again, a tale of two halves that fittingly defined the team's best and worst efforts from the first half of 2012-13.

Bucks v. Wizards recap: A troubling reality

The Milwaukee Bucks dropped their fourth straight game Monday night 102-90 against the surging Washington Wizards. The Bucks jumped out to an early 10 point lead, but the Wizards clawed back and eventually locked Milwaukee out on a flurry of post-ups

Pistons 105, Bucks 100: 'Ugh' in all its forms

The Milwaukee Bucks dropped their third straight game Saturday night, losing 105-100 to the Detroit Pistons. The Bucks had a chance to tie the game, but a botched shot from Brandon Jennings sealed the win for Detroit.

Report: Brandon Jennings seeking max deal

Gery Woelfel's agent sources claim Milwaukee Bucks point guard Brandon Jennings wants to play in a big market and was seeking the maximum $14 - $14.5 million per year during extension negotiations last fall.

Bucks 107, Magic 98: Not perfect, but good enough

The Milwaukee Bucks beat the Orlando Magic 107-98 Saturday night, but could not put the Magic away quickly thanks to rebounding problems and second-chance opportunities.

Bucks vs. Magic Preview: Retro 90s come home

The Milwaukee Bucks return home Saturday night to take on the Orlando Magic, who are in full-on rebuilding mode and have lost eight straight games. I smell a seller at the trading deadline...

Bulls 104, Bucks 88: A blueprint for defeat

The Chicago Bulls were everything we thought they were Wednesday night, beating the Milwaukee Bucks with defensive intensity, careful ball-handling, and advantageous scoring opportunities.

Bucks vs. Bulls Game Thread: Dalembert to start

The Milwaukee Bucks face the Chicago Bulls for the fourth time this season, currently holding a 2-1 advantage. Both teams are hitting their stride as we close in on the All-Star Break, making this a showdown to DVR, if not watch.

Bucks 110, Sixers 102 recap: Slaying mediocrity

The Milwaukee Bucks' 110-102 win over the Philadelphia 76ers was highlighted by stellar performances from the Bucks three biggest playmakers, all of whom came through in clutch situations.

Bucks vs. Lakers Preview: More Bravo than Showtime

The Milwaukee Bucks start their West Coast road trip in Los Angeles, taking on a Lakers team saturated with star power and media coverage, yet void of the production to match.

Bucks v. Pistons recap: The ship has big leaks

The Milwaukee Bucks' 103-87 loss to the Detroit Pistons was one of the team's worst, and most sobering, defeats this season, reminding fans and media alike that the team's problems run much deeper than the man pacing the sidelines.

Jim Boylan, Scott Skiles and broken communication

After just two press conferences, it's pretty obvious there's a difference between Jim Boylan and Scott Skiles. It's just not on the court.

Video: The Bucks' fast break, defined

Tuesday night's Milwaukee Bucks 108-99 defeat of the Phoenix Suns featured a good amount of highlight reel blocks and dunks from Bucks big men. Here is, quite possibly, the best one.

Bucks vs. Suns recap: Coaches change, flaws remain

With new head coach Jim Boylan roaming the sidelines, the Milwaukee Bucks emerged from Tuesday's fracas against the Phoenix Suns with a 108-99 win. However, there was little about this game that suggested the team is poised to assume a new identity.

Bucks 108, Suns 99: So begins the Jim Boylan era

After a slow start, the Milwaukee Bucks outscored the Phoenix Suns by 15 in the second half to run away with a victory in Jim Boylan's debut as the team's head coach.

Bucks vs. Rockets recap: A meltdown in tweets

It was, quite literally, a tale of two halves for the Milwaukee Bucks in their 115-101 loss to the Houston Rockets. Both teams played up to the speed potential of their namesakes at different points.

John Henson and the quandary of playing time

Milwaukee Bucks rookie power forward John Henson has put together a couple impressive offensive games against elite teams this season, but few expect Scott Skiles to increase his role.

Bucks vs. Spurs: Really good isn't good enough

The Milwaukee Bucks fell 117-110 to the San Antonio Spurs Wednesday night, thanks to a dismal first quarter that game the Spurs an 11 point lead they would never relinquish on their way to a seventh straight victory.

Bucks vs. Heat: The one where everyone was great

In perhaps their most complete performance of the season, the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Miami Heat on both ends of the floor by turning up the pressure and putting together a bevy of scoring runs.

Bucks *temperature pun* the Heat, 104-85

The Milwaukee Bucks put together one of their most complete games of the season Saturday night, shocking the world champion Miami Heat with a 104-85 victory built on a flurry of turnovers, fast breaks, and physical defense.

Miami Heat vs. Milwaukee Bucks Game Thread

The Miami Heat (20-7) are at full strength against the Milwaukee Bucks (15-12) a night after experiencing an embarrassing 109-99 defeat at the hands of the Detroit Pistons (10-22).

Bucks vs. Nets recap: Make it 13 straight

It took a little bit, but the Milwaukee Bucks eventually pulled away with a 108-93 victory over the Brooklyn Nets. The Bucks' trademark speed was on full display, while the Deron Williams-less Nets struggled to get anything going for most of the game

Doron Lamb and the rookie wall

Milwaukee Bucks rookie guard Doron Lamb has nearly cut his shooting percentage in half over the past few weeks. However, coach Scott Skiles believes he's still taking the right shots and doing everything you would expect from a first year player.

Bucks win over Pacers solid, but not clean

The Milwaukee Bucks used turnovers to keep the game close early, before taking full control in the second half and beating the Indiana Pacers for the second time in 2012-13.

Clippers 111, Bucks 85: Oh, the dunks!

There was little to be excited about in the Milwaukee Bucks 111-85 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers. Then again, it really wasn't an unexpected result.

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