10:08 AM EDT, Thu October 18, 2018
Brew Hoop 12 hours ago
Rapid Recap: Milwaukee Bucks 113, Charlotte Hornets 112

Rapid Recap: Milwaukee Bucks 113, Charlotte Hornets 112

The Milwaukee Bucks were able to hang on (barely) and leave Charlotte 1-0 on the season. The Milwaukee Bucks were able to hang on and defeat the Charlotte Hornets 113-112 victory in their 2018-2019 season opener. The Bucks built up a 20-point lead early in the first half, but the pesky Hornets kept clawing back behind the incredible performance of point guard Kemba Walker who finished with 41 points and 7 three-pointers. Although he finished with 25 points (9-21 FG), 18 rebounds and 8 assists in 34 minutes. it was still a “rough” night for Giannis Antetokounmpo and his lofty...
Behind the Buck Pass 2 hours ago

Milwaukee Bucks: Player grades from 113-112 win over Charlotte Hornets

The Milwaukee Bucks just came away with the win from their nail-biting season opener against the Charlotte Hornets, but how did the players grade individually? The Milwaukee Bucks began the Mike Budenholzer era with a win, although it was probably a little more difficult than they imagined after the...

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Brew Hoop 1 hour ago
Milwaukee vs. Charlotte: Bucks Hang on Against Hornets

Milwaukee vs. Charlotte: Bucks Hang on Against Hornets

We want ‘Bama! Basketball is back! The Milwaukee Bucks built a 20-point lead early, but the pesky Charlotte Hornets Kemba Walker made life difficult for the Bucks in the 4th quarter. Ultimately, the Bucks would survive for a 113-112 victory in their first regular season contest during the Budenholzer era. Here are three things that stood out from Wednesday’s nail-biting victory. *Homer Simpson voice* Mmm, three’s From the onset, the Milwaukee Bucks offensive strategy was very clear. Launch three-pointers. The Bucks as a team converted on 14-34 3-pointers (41.2%) which is very...
Bucks chat with Matt Velazquez

Bucks chat with Matt Velazquez

Submit your questions for Milwaukee Bucks beat writer Matt Velazquez. Hell be online to answer them starting at 8 p.m. Thursday in advance of Fridays home opener vs. Indiana at Fiserv Forum.        
Behind the Buck Pass 3 hours ago

Milwaukee Bucks: 3 takeaways from 113-112 win over Charlotte Hornets

The Milwaukee Bucks escaped the wrath of the Charlotte Hornets as they survived a nail-biter to earn a 113-112 win in their regular season opener Wednesday night. It wouldn’t be a Milwaukee Bucks regular season opener against the Charlotte Hornets in the Queen City without a little late game drama and that’s exactly what we […] Milwaukee Bucks: 3 takeaways from 113-112 win over Charlotte Hornets - Behind the Buck Pass - Behind the Buck Pass - A Milwaukee Bucks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinions and More

Photos: Bucks 113, Hornets 112

Photo gallery of the Bucks season-opening 113-112 victory over the Hornets on Wednesday night.        
At The Hive 11 hours ago
Hornets Fall To Bucks in opener, 113-112

Hornets Fall To Bucks in opener, 113-112

The Charlotte Hornets fell the the Milwaukee Bucks despite 40 points from Kemba Walker. Despite Kemba Walker’s All-Star caliber 41 point performance, the Charlotte Hornets lost to the Bucks, 113-112, after Nicolas Batum’s attempt at a game-winning shot did not fall. The Milwaukee Bucks started the game quickly Wednesday night, outscoring the Hornets 36-23 in the first quarter. It was quarter the Bucks dominated, however. The teams split the second quarter, each scoring 31 points. From there, Charlotte outscored Milwaukee 29-26 in the third and 29-20 in the fourth. The best Hornet on...
Bucks 113, Hornets 112: Old habits return, but Milwaukee survives in the opener

Bucks 113, Hornets 112: Old habits return, but Milwaukee survives in the opener

In a game that included the Bucks leading by 20 points, Milwaukee had no control over the outcome on the final possession but escaped with a win.        
Thon Maker, D.J. Wilson healthy scratches for opener

Thon Maker, D.J. Wilson healthy scratches for opener

Coach Mike Budenholzer had virtually his whole team at his disposal Wednesday, which meant he had to make some tough decisions about who to sit out.        
Brew Hoop 15 hours ago
Milwaukee Bucks vs. Charlotte Hornets Game Thread

Milwaukee Bucks vs. Charlotte Hornets Game Thread

An early 6:00 PM CST tipoff kicks off the season It’s practically tipoff time folks. Let’s hunker down for this one together and pick through it piece by piece as the Bucks hopefully systematically pick apart this Hornets team in a battle of former Pop disciples. Here is a link to the game preview and the game information is below.
Swarm and Sting 17 hours ago

Charlotte Hornets Look to Start the Season Off Right Against the Milwaukee Bucks

The 2018-2019 NBA season is finally upon us. Can the Charlotte Hornets hit the ground running with a win against Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks? Fall is finally here. The leaves are turning, temperatures are dropping, and Halloween is just around the corner. Fall also signals the return of NBA basketball and Charlotte Hornets […] Charlotte Hornets Look to Start the Season Off Right Against the Milwaukee Bucks - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Swarm and Sting 21 hours ago

Charlotte Hornets vs Milwaukee Bucks: NBA 2K18 prediction

The Charlotte Hornets look to begin the 2018-2019 NBA Season on a high note with a win over the Milwaukee Bucks. After a stellar preseason outing, the Charlotte Hornets seem to be in good standings for the regular season. Players such as Willy Hernangomez and Miles Bridges looked promising in the Hornets’ preseason games. The team […] Charlotte Hornets vs Milwaukee Bucks: NBA 2K18 prediction - Swarm and Sting - Swarm and Sting - A Charlotte Hornets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Brew Hoop 21 hours ago
The Official Brew Hoop 2018-2019 NBA Season Prediction Roundtable

The Official Brew Hoop 2018-2019 NBA Season Prediction Roundtable

You want concrete predictions, and we’ve got ‘em As of publication, we are but hours away from the official start of the 2018-2019 Milwaukee Bucks season. New faces populate new places, new storylines are waiting to be written, and - critically - we’ve got eight uninterrupted months of basketball ahead. In order to ring in the new NBA year, and to give you readers rulers upon which to measure the relative basketball-predicting capabilities of the Brew Hoop writers, we’ve put together staff season predictions. Is this the year the Milwaukee Bucks finally break the 50-win mold?...
At The Hive Oct 17, 2018
Hornets open the new season with a home opener against the Bucks

Hornets open the new season with a home opener against the Bucks

The Hornets kick off their 30th anniversary season with a classic night against the Milwaukee Bucks. What: Charlotte Hornets vs. Milwaukee Bucks Where: Spectrum Center; Charlotte, NC When: 7:00 p.m. EST. How to watch: Fox Sports Southeast, NBA League Pass It is officially the start of the NBA season now. What awaits Charlotte Hornets is a mystery, and everyone a part of Buzz City may be in for a roller coaster of a season. It all starts tonight, when the Hornets host Giannis Antetokoumpo and the Milwaukee Bucks. Charlotte is coming off a rather disappointing season, finishing 36-46 for the...
Brew Hoop Oct 17, 2018
Milwaukee vs. Charlotte Preview: Bucks Look to Sting Hornets in Season Opener

Milwaukee vs. Charlotte Preview: Bucks Look to Sting Hornets in Season Opener

Breathe deeply Bucks fans, this could be one heck of a season After months of waiting. Months of speculation. Months of debate over what changes Bud would bring. Months of waiting for a Donte DiVincenzo made jumper (I kid, I kid Donte stans), we’ve finally arrived at the 2018-19 regular season. Expectations are high, much higher than in year’s past judging by our season predictions piece that’s dropping later today. It’s about time we get some quality basketball back in our lives, and a season opener in Buzz City is how it kicks off for the Milwaukee Bucks. Bucks Update I don’t...
Behind the Buck Pass Oct 17, 2018

Milwaukee Bucks Roundtable: Expectations for the year ahead

Ahead of the Milwaukee Bucks’ season opener, the Behind the Buck Pass staff got together to discuss expectations and hopes for the season overall. They may have already had a test run of sorts with the preseason, but a new era of Milwaukee Bucks basketball will officially get underway on Wednesday night. The Bucks will […] Milwaukee Bucks Roundtable: Expectations for the year ahead - Behind the Buck Pass - Behind the Buck Pass - A Milwaukee Bucks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinions and More

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