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Kane Pitman and Frank Madden give you a daily look into all things Milwaukee Bucks, providing analysis of every Bucks game, player and rumor. Oh, and did we mention Giannis Antetokounmpo? Yep, lots of him, too. Having covered the Bucks at a variety of media outlets, Kane and Frank dive into the Milwaukee Bucks and the NBA in Locked on Bucks, part of the Locked On Podcast Network.

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Locked on Bucks, 4/10/17: PLAYOFFS (Ep #173)
It wasn't pretty, but the Milwaukee Bucks clinched a return to the postseason on Saturday night in Philadelphia. We take a look at why that's something worth celebrating, who they might face off against in the first round, and what to expect over their...
33 min
1002
Locked on Bucks, 4/7/17: Giannis good, most ev...
The Bucks' losing streak reached three games in Indiana on Thursday, and we break down the good (Giannis/Mirza definitely, Thon sort of) and the bad (the Bucks' fundamentals, Monroe, and Middleton).
30 min
1003
Locked on Bucks, 4/6/17: Playoff scenarios, Br...
We look ahead to the Bucks' visit to Indiana, wonder what's really going on with Malcolm Brogdon, consider various playoff scenarios and consider Jason Kidd's future.
43 min
1004
Locked on Bucks, 4/5/17: Bucks boatraced in OK...
We attempt to describe the horror that was the Bucks' 110-79 loss in OKC, ponder how much of the Bucks' recent success has been attributable to luck and distract ourselves with talk of some of our favorite recent movies and TV shows.
36 min
1005
Locked on Bucks, 4/4/17: Thon Maker's rookie s...
Eric is back to dig into Thon Maker's big weekend, why the Gary Payton II signing is worth a shot, the importance of Malcolm Brogdon and what to look for when the Bucks take on OKC Tuesday night.
50 min
1006
Locked on Bucks, 4/3/17: Thon and Giannis risin...
Frank Madden recaps the Bucks' win over the Pistons and loss to the Mavericks, which featured dominating performances from Giannis Antetokounmpo and a coming out party for Thon Maker.
30 min
1007
Locked on Bucks, 3/31/17: Clutch Brogdon, growi...
Frank Madden revisits Giannis Antetokounmpo's MVP credentials, unpacks Malcolm Brogdon and Greg Monroe's clutch contributions, looks at why Thon Maker's modest contributions are so encouraging, and previews a big weekend homestand against the Pistons a...
28 min
1008
Locked on Bucks, 3/30/17: Malcolm Brogdon break...
The Bucks' charmed life continued in Boston on Wednesday night, stiff-arming the East-leading Celtics fora second road win in 48 hours. We discuss Malcolm Brogdon's star turn and the improbable turnarond from the Bucks over the past month.
32 min
1009
Locked on Bucks, 3/29/17: Bucks heat up in Char...
The Bucks shrugged off their disappointing home loss to Chicago with a 118-point outburst in Charlotte.
39 min
1010
Locked on Bucks, 3/28/17: Where does Giannis fi...
We break down our view of the great James Harden-Russell Westbrook-Kawhi Leonard-LeBron James MVP race and consider where Giannis Antetokounmpo fits into this year's MVP, Most Improved, All-NBA and All-Defensive balloting. (Note: we had some issues wit...
55 min
1011
Locked on Bucks, 3/27/17: Bucks edge Hawks, fal...
We dig into a weekend of ups and downs for the Milwaukee Bucks, including a narrow win over the Atlanta Hawks and a fall-flat-on-their-face effort vs. the Bulls.
46 min
1012
Locked on Bucks, 3/24/17: How did the Bucks sud...
We look ahead to a big Milwaukee Bucks homecoming weekend by pondering how the Bucks righted their ship since the return of Khris Middleton -- and how sustainable it might actually be.
34 min
1013
Locked on Bucks, 3/23/17: Giannis schools Kings...
The Bucks punctuated a 4-2 Western road trip with a (relatively) easy win over the Kings in Sacramento. We discuss the unstoppability of Giannis Antetokounmpo, the hilarious revenge games of Jason Terry and Spencer Hawes, and Khris Middleton's jumpshot.
27 min
1014
Locked on Bucks, 3/22/17: Bucks edge Blazers (E...
We unpack the Bucks' latest (big) road win in Portland, which featured some big defense down the stretch from Giannis Antetokounmpo and the return of the Teletovic Archipelago.
34 min
1015
Locked on Bucks, 3/21/17: Bucks Reddit/Twitter ...
We dig into our mailbag to discuss Jabari Parker, Jason Kidd's future in Milwaukee, which team we'd like to see the Bucks match up with in the playoffs and much, much more.
71 min
1016
Locked on Bucks, 3/20/17: Bucks split weekend, ...
We unpack the Bucks' narrow win over the Lakers and blowout loss to the Warriors, including Giannis Antetokounmpo's relative inconsistency of late, Khris Middleton's goodness, Thon Maker looking solid in Oakland and Greg Monroe's amusing turn as the Bu...
37 min
1017
Locked on Bucks, 3/17/17: Bucks vs. Lakers/Warr...
We look ahead to an important Bucks weekend with the Lakers and Warriors on tap, and also take some time to think about the vanquished Clippers and which of Chris Paul, DeAndre Jordan and Blake Griffin you'd be most interested in seeing on the Bucks.
36 min
1018
Locked on Bucks, 3/16/17: Bucks hang on vs. Cl...
The Bucks bounced back from a disappointing night in Memphis by doing *just* enough to down Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and the Clippers in L.A.
34 min
1019
Locked on Bucks, 3/15/17: Bucks rotations, Larr...
Finishing up our rotaton discussion, we ponder which Bucks have made a compelling case for consistent minutes and look forward to Wednesday night's matchup with the Clippers in L.A.
36 min
1020
Locked on Bucks, 3/14/17: Streak ends with thud...
The Bucks' six-game winning streak came crashing to an end against a struggling Grizzlies team that got hot from three and outplayed the Bucks in basically every other phase of the game as well. We discuss how the Bucks lost a game in which they hit 14...
35 min
1021
Locked on Bucks, 3/13/17: Streaking! Bucks hand...
The Milwaukee Bucks pushed their winning streak to a season-high six games over the weekend, dispatching the Pacers and Timberwolves to reclaim the East's 8th seed ahead of a six-game Western road trip. Is the defense back? What can we make of Rashad V...
44 min
1022
Locked on Bucks, 3/10/17: Jabari Parker speaks,...
We review Jabari Parker's first public comments since tearing his ACL for a second time, explain why Bucks fans don't need to worry about Derrick Rose coming to Milwaukee, and look ahead to a critical weekend back-to-back for the Bucks.
34 min
1023
Locked on Bucks, 3/9/17: Giannis dominates Knic...
It's easy to take Giannis Antetokounmpo's greatness for granted. Wednesday night against the Knicks was not one of those nights.
35 min
1024
Locked on Bucks, 3/8/17: Predicting Bucks' fina...
We break down the Bucks' final 20 games and ponder which fanbases have more reason for optimism than the Bucks moving forward.
49 min
1025
Locked on Bucks, 3/7/17: Bucks bully Sixers, Th...
The Milwaukee Bucks take care of business in a S2L against the Sixers, but many fans weren't happy because the Bucks made their draft position worse. Has the tank wagon already left town?
35 min
1026
Locked on Bucks, 3/6/17: Giannis/Khris down Cli...
We break down the Bucks' surprising sweep of the Clippers and Raptors, including how Khris Middleton and Giannis Antetokounmpo got the Bucks back on track, whether and ponder what (if anything) we should take from Spencer Hawes' big Saturday night.
44 min
1027
Locked on Bucks, 3/3/17: Terrence Jones added, ...
We break down what the Terrence Jones signing means for the Bucks, whether Malcolm Brogdon has a legitimate claim to the Rookie of the Year award now that Joel Embiid's season is over, and ponder the likelihood of Giannis Antetokounmpo making the all-d...
49 min
1028
Locked on Bucks, 3/2/17: Indifferent Bucks trou...
The Bucks added another embarrassing home loss to their 16/17 resume, dropping a not-as-close-as-the-final-score 110-98 decision to the Nuggets. Jason Kidd looked lost, Giannis looked sad and the Bucks in general look adrift at sea. So what next?
37 min
1029
Locked on Bucks, 3/1/17: The Beas' knees! Nugge...
We celebrate the sturdiness of Michael Beasley's elastic knees, consider the Bucks' odds of downing a fun Nuggets team on Wednesday and say NO THANKS to the Dwyane Wade non-rumor that cropped up on Tuesday.
39 min
1030
Locked on Bucks, 2/28/17: Beasley hurt, Gianni...
There were no moral victories to be had in Cleveland on Monday night. We dig into the impact of Michael Beasley suffering what appeared to be a gruesome looking knee injury, Giannis Antetokounmpo looking lost and the Bucks' fourth quarter lineup leavin...
33 min
1031
Locked on Bucks, 2/27/17: Same old Bucks vs. Ja...
The post-break Bucks got back to work looking (unfortunately) much like the pre-break Bucks, struggling to keep pace with the Jazz on Friday before *barely* beating the Suns on Sunday. We break down why patience with Matthew Dellavedova is wearing thi...
43 min
1032
Locked on Bucks, 2/24/17: Hibbert dealt, Axel T...
We break down the NBA trade deadline, with a focus on the Bucks' salary dump of Roy Hibbert and the signing of D-Leaguer Axel Toupane.
44 min
1033
Locked on Bucks, 2/23/17: Trade deadline mailba...
With the NBA trade deadline upon us, we answer your questions about the likelihood of a Bucks deal, who might be on the way out, and much more.
54 min
1034
Locked on Bucks, 2/22/17: Ricky Rubio rumor red...
We continue our look at the trade deadline by revisiting the perpetual rumor of Bucks' interest in Ricky Rubio, and we ponder whether the Bucks should have made a play for DeMarcus Cousins.
44 min
1035
Locked on Bucks, 2/21/17: Trade Deadline Previe...
With the NBA trade deadline approaching on Thursday, we take a look at the Bucks' needs, what they have to work with and break down what we'd like to see happen with every player on the roster.
52 min
1036
Locked on Bucks, 2/20/17: Giannis flies in all...
We break down our favorite parts of Giannis Antetokounmpo's all-star dunkfest and offer up our instant reactions of the Kings' decision to trade DeMarcus Cousins to New Orleans for...well, not much.
45 min
1037
Locked on Bucks, 2/17/17: Giannis all-star prev...
We look ahead to Giannis Antetokounmpo's big all-star weekend, ponder whether Malcolm Brogdon could surprise in the Rising Stars game and recount our favorite all-star weekend memories.
32 min
1038
Locked on Bucks, 2/16/17: Middleton/Giannis too...
We break down Khris Middleton's efficient night in Brooklyn, his excellent chemistry with Greg Monroe, and how important his playmaking has been since returning from injury. We also ponder the future of Rashad Vaughn and why getting him regular minutes...
35 min
1039
Locked on Bucks, 2/15/17: Jabari surgery detail...
We dig into what we know about Jabari Parker's second ACL reconstruction surgery and why the Bucks' last game before the all-star game in Brooklyn is a definite "sucks to lose" (S2L) game.
36 min
1040
Locked on Bucks, 2/14/17: Beas and Moose take o...
Michael Beasley and Greg Monroe shot 22-of-28 from the field in the Bucks 102-89 victory over the Pistons. Seems cool, but Bucks fans didn't seem all that excited. Why? Is that the new normal?
29 min
1041
Locked on Bucks, 2/13/17: Giannis takes charge...
The Milwaukee Bucks' roller-coaster season continued with a dispiriting home loss to the Lakers followed by a surprisingly easy win in Indy. The common thread: Giannis Antetokounmpo is doing everything right now. We also talk about an encouraging week...
45 min
1042
Locked on Bucks, 2/10/17: Jabari out for a year...
The Bucks' worst fears for Jabari Parker were confirmed, begging the question: what do the Bucks do now?
43 min
1043
Locked on Bucks, 2/9/17: Jabari Parker sadness ...
The Bucks' 21-year-old star appears to have been lost to yet another long-term knee injury. So what next for Jabari Parker and the struggling Milwaukee Bucks?
29 min
1044
Locked on Bucks, 2/8/17: Khris Middleton expect...
We preview Khris Middleton's much-anticipated return Wednesday night against the Heat, what Kevin Garnett's return to practice might mean, and how the Heat have won 11 (!) straight games.
32 min
1045
Locked on Bucks, 2/7/17: Oshkosh D-League decis...
The Bucks appear set to name Oshkosh as their new D-League affiliate, but how much will a D-League team change basketball in Milwaukee?
36 min
1046
Locked on Bucks, 2/6/17: Bucks break out in Pho...
After a failed comeback in Denver, the Bucks snapped out of their five-game skid with a 137-point scoring avalanche against the struggling Suns. Giannis was awesome and Jabari was smiling, but will the Bucks be able to get back on track?
24 min
1047
Locked on Bucks, 2/3/17: Deconstructing the Plu...
The Bucks got an early start on the trade deadline by shipping Miles Plumlee's contract to the Hornets for the far-less-onerous deals of Roy Hibbert and Spencers Hawes. What does it mean for the Bucks this season and beyond?
43 min
1048
Locked on Bucks, 2/2/17: Bucks lose again...BUT...
The Bucks lost in uncompetitive fashion in Utah, but once again there was at least one bright spot: Thon Maker.
32 min
1049
Locked on Bucks, 2/1/17: Bucks start critical r...
We look ahead to Bucks-Jazz matchup by pondering whether Thon Maker will start, how the Jazz defense got so good and why we're really hoping to see a bounce-back game from Jabari Parker.
26 min
1050
Locked on Bucks, 1/31/17: Thon Maker gets his c...
Thon Maker showed flashes of the future over the weekend. Now what?
39 min
1051
Locked on Bucks, 1/30/17: The Bucks' Rough Week...
We discuss the Bucks' struggles against the Raptors and Celtics, including the Bucks' continued problems in the clutch, Jabari's worst game of the season, and the Bucks' weak first quarters.
37 min
1052
Locked on Bucks, 1/27/17: Schadenfreude Friday ...
We decompress from the Bucks' loss to Philly by looking at the disaster unfolding in Chicago and consider the Bucks' odds this weekend against the Raptors and Celtics -- two teams whose defensive struggles have mirrored the Bucks' in some respects.
33 min
1053
Locked on Bucks, 1/26/17: Bucks embarrass thems...
For the second time in 10 days, the Milwaukee Bucks *should* have played with desperation against the Sixers at home. Instead, they fell apart defensively in the first half and struggled to do anything late, hitting a new rock bottom in the process.
32 min
1054
Locked on Bucks, 1/25/17: What to make of Thon ...
In our latest podcast we check in on the progress of Bucks rookies Thon Maker and Malcolm Brogdon. Are Thon's recent rotation minutes reasons for long-term optimism? Is the rookie wall to blame for Brogdon's recent dip in form? Lastly, we take a quick...
36 min
1055
Locked on Bucks, 1/24/17: Streak snapped! Gian...
We break down the Bucks' streak-snapping win over the Rockets in Milwaukee, including how Miles Plumlee's rim-running return spaces the floor, the resurgent play of the Bucks' bench and another big night from Giannis Antetokounmpo and Jabari Parker.
32 min
1056
Locked on Bucks, 1/23/17: Losing spiral continu...
The Bucks' downward spiral continued over the weekend with a pair of uninspiring losses in Orlando and Miami. Can the Brodgon/Delly shakeup reinvigorate the bench? Did Jabari Parker's punishment fit the crime? And do they have a chance in their rematch...
36 min
1057
Locked on Bucks, 1/20/17: Giannis is everythin...
We break down the significance of Giannis Antetokounmpo becoming the Bucks' first all-star starter in over three decades, whether players embarrassed themselves with voting, and who we'd pick for our East and West all-star starters.
38 min
1058
Locked on Bucks, 1/19/17: Giannis gets no help ...
Giannis Antetokounmpo and James Harden lived up to their all-star statures in Houston on Wednesday night, but the rest of the Bucks might as well have missed the team bus.
30 min
1059
Locked on Bucks, 1/18/17: Role player struggle...
We preview the Bucks' Wednesday night matchup in Houston with James Harden and look at the struggles of Matthew Dellavedova, Mirza Teletovic and Miles Plumlee.
34 min
1060
Locked on Bucks, 1/17/17: Embiid ruins Bucks' M...
A fast start gave way to another terriblem, Joel Embiid-plagued second half for the Milwaukee Bucks. Is it time for a shakeup in Milwaukee?
33 min
1061
Locked on Bucks, 1/16/17: Letdown vs. Hawks, B...
We recap the Bucks' weekend, beginning with Sunday's defensive letdown in Atlanta and a not-as-close-as-it-seems win over the awful Heat on Friday. Plus, we debate why Jabari hasn't scord 40 yet, pick our favorite crazy Giannis dunk and look forward to...
41 min
1062
Locked on Bucks, 1/13/17: Giannis back vs. Heat...
Giannis Antetokounmpo will be back for Friday night's tussle with the struggling Heat PLUS we complete our mailbag with discussions of Thon Maker's playing time, Giannis' superstar credentials and Jabari Parker's improvement.
49 min
1063
Locked on Bucks, 1/11/17: Bucks Mailbag, Part 1...
We dive into listener questions about potential trade deadline deals, the development of Jabari Parker and Giannis Antetokounmpo, Greg Monroe and Malcolm Brogdon's award chances and which Bucks free agents might be back next year.
42 min
1064
Locked on Bucks, 1/11/17: BEAZUS! does in the S...
Even with an ailing Giannis Antetokounmpo spending most of the night on the bench, the Bucks ended a decade of futility in San Antonio with a shocking 109-107 win. We unpack a terrific night from Michael Beasley, a surprise appearance from Thon Maker a...
29 min
1065
Locked on Bucks, 1/10/17: What can Khris Middle...
We look ahead to the Bucks' trip to San Antonio and -- after months of not letting ourselves think about it -- ponder what Khris Middleton's return could mean for this season's Bucks.
26 min
1066
Locked on Bucks, 1/9/17: Melancholy Monday afte...
A three-game win streak quickly turned into two straight losses over the weekend and we try to break down how the Bucks dropped games to the Wizards and Knicks over the weekend. We also predict whether or not the Bucks will make changes to their starti...
33 min
1067
Locked on Bucks, 1/6/17: Giannis getting all-st...
Giannis Antetokounmpo's brilliance isn't going unnoticed, as the first round of NBA All-Star fan voting place him second behind only LeBron among East frontcourt players. We discuss whether it's now a lock that he starts, the Knicks' moping after thei...
41 min
1068
Locked on Bucks, 1/5/17: Giannis wins it at the...
A sluggish Bucks effort in New York turned into pure ecstasy Wednesday night, as Giannis Antetokounmpo capped a big fourth quarter comeback with a buzzer beater to sink the Knicks.
46 min
1069
Locked on Bucks, 1/4/17: OKC redux, Knicks-Buck...
We look ahead to the first round of all-star voting (GIANNIS!), talk a bit more about the Bucks' big win over the Thunder, and dig into this week's Knicks-Bucks games with Jared Dubin of Locked on Knicks.
72 min
1070
Locked on Bucks, 1/3/17: Bucks come out on top ...
Eric goes solo and talks about the Bucks' victory over the Thunder, including some long overdue praise of Tony Snell and another breakdown of the Bucks in crunch-time.
30 min
1071
Locked on Bucks, 1/2/17: Time for Malcolm Brogd...
Malcolm Brogdon has clearly outplayed Matthew Dellavedova to date, but will Jason Kidd stick with his rookie standout as a starter once Delly returns from injury, or will he prefer to keep Brogdon in a super sub role?
48 min
1072
Locked on Bucks, 12/30/16: Bucks' past, present...
Tech journalist and NBA nerd Ben Thompson (@NoTechBen) joins us to talk about the overlooked upside of the Brandon Knight/MCW trade, how last summer's moves constrain the Bucks moving forward, and the joys of rooting for Giannis and Jabari.
67 min
1073
Locked on Bucks, 12/29/16: Jabari leads blowout...
Brew Hoop's Mitchell Maurer and Adam Paris join Frank to discuss the Bucks' impressive blowout win in Detroit and Jabari Parker's ongoing maturation as a scorer and playmaker. In other news, we all know Giannis Antetokounmpo *deserves* to start the al...
33 min
1074
Locked on Bucks, 12/28/16: Brogdon vs. Delly vs...
Our 100th episode has us recapping the Bucks' continued late-game struggles vs. the Wiz, whether Macolm Brogdon should be playing late in games, Bradley Beal being salty about Giannis scoring 39, and a look ahead to the Bucks' trip to Detroit.
38 min
1075
Locked on Bucks, 12/24/16: Giannis Santatekounm...
Normally we only publish podcasts on weekdays....but Giannis Antetokounmpo's 39-point explosion in the Bucks' 123-96 blowout win over the Wiz just *had* to be talked about late Friday night. Merry Christmas and happy holidays!
37 min
1076
Locked on Bucks, 12/23/16: LeBron and Kyrie tal...
Frank and Eric make a couple personal/career announcements before diving into basketball. In particular, what's up with Kyrie Irving alluding to a potential Cavs' sweep of the Bucks in the playoffs? And LeBron James taking digs at Giannis and Jabari's ...
44 min
1077
Locked on Bucks, 12/22/16: No help for Giannis...
What went wrong for the Bucks in Cleveland? We discuss the limitations of Giannis and Jabari's supporting cast and discuss whether there's any optimism to be had from seeing Thon Maker and Rashad Vaughn make a cameo against the Cavs.
37 min
1078
Locked on Bucks, 12/21/16: Giannis/Jabari not *...
The best efforts of Giannis and Jabari weren't quite enough to topple LeBron James for a second time. Among other things, we unpack Jabari's beast mode, Giannis' otherworldly help defense and Malcolm Brogdon poster night.
39 min
1079
Locked on Bucks, 12/20/16: The Jabari Parker Qu...
Depending your point of view, Jabari Parker is either the Bucks' second superstar-in-waiting or the empty calories (PPGZZZ!) in an otherwise complete breakfast. In our latest pod, we dive into where Jabari Parker is, where he isn't, and what that migh...
43 min
1080
Locked on Bucks, 12/19/16: Bucks complete sweep...
The Milwaukee Bucks doubled their fun against the Chicago Bulls on Friday, trouncing Fred Hoiberg's team for the second time in 48 hours. In our latest pod, we break down how so many things went right for Milwaukee and wrong for Chicago and ponder the...
44 min
1081
Locked on Bucks, 12/16/16: Giannis and Jabari r...
Giannis, Jabari and the Milwaukee Bucks snapped a three-game skid with a resounding win over the Chicago Bulls on national TV Thursday night. We revel in the joy of Giannis and Jabari -- and the tears of disappointed Bulls fans.
35 min
1082
Locked on Bucks, 12/15/16: Bucks-Bulls! Jimmy v...
We look ahead to the Bucks-Bulls home-and-home spectacular, beginning with Thursday's TNT game at the Bradley Center.
30 min
1083
Locked on Bucks, 12/14/16: Matt Moore on Gianni...
Matt Moore of CBS Sports joins us to talk about what's surprised him about Giannis Antetokounmpo, Jabari Parker's potential fit issues in Milwaukee and why the Bucks should be a playoff time this year.
65 min
1084
Locked on Bucks, 11/18/16: Bucks crushed in Tor...
We discuss the Bucks' consistent inability to compete with the Toronto Raptors, the difficulty of finding minutes for Thon Maker and Rashad Vaughn, and Giannis Antetokounmpo's (maybe) burgeoning arsenal of shots.
42 min
1085
Locked on Bucks, 12/12/16: Not-too-clutch Bucks...
Coming off late losses to the Hawks and Wizards, we dissect the Bucks' struggles closing out games and look ahead to a stiff test in Toronto.
36 min
1086
Locked on Bucks, 12/9/16: Hawks preview and MEG...
We take a look at the Bucks' back-to-back against the Hawks and Wizards while diving into part two of our Tuesday mailbag, discussing Jabari and Snell extensions and which player we'd want to add to the Bucks.
54 min
1087
Locked on Bucks, 12/8/16: Giannis triple-double...
The Bucks got back to their winning ways as Giannis' second triple-double and Jabari Parker's 27 points powered them past Portland. We discuss the Bucks' defense, the return of Point Giannis and Jabari showing alpha flashes.
38 min
1088
Locked on Bucks, 12/7/16: Blazers Preview and P...
We take a quick look at the Portland Trailblazers before hopping into the first part of a monster Twitter mailbag. Topics include Middleton, Maker, and a one-on-one matchup between Frank and Eric.
36 min
1089
Locked on Bucks, 12/6/16: Bucks can't put away ...
The Bucks came *this* close to toppling the mighty Spurs on Monday night. We break down why this was an important game for Jabari Parker, why this was a worse loss than the Bucks' defeats to the Raptors and Warriors and more.
35 min
1090
Locked on Bucks, 12/5/16: Bucks sweep Nets, but...
The Bucks have taken care of business during a four-game win streak, moving them to an encouraging 10-8 with a difficult series of games against the Spurs, Blazers and Hawks upcoming.
43 min
1091
Locked on Bucks, 12/2/16: Giannis, Bucks bomb a...
Three quarters of brilliance from Giannis Antetokounmpo and a boatload of threes pushed the Bucks back above .500 in Brooklyn.
28 min
1092
Locked on Bucks, 11/28/16: Have your Bucks 16/1...
We look forward to the Bucks home-and-home with the Brooklyn Nets and take stock of what we've seen from the 8-8 Bucks and what it means for our full season expectations. Also: GIANNIS GIANNIS GIANNIS.
42 min
1093
Locked on Bucks, 11/29/16: Giannis dominates Ca...
Another monster night from Giannis Antetokounmpo carried an energized Bucks team past LeBron James and the Cavs on Tuesday night.
33 min
1094
Locked on Bucks, 11/29/16: Giannis-LeBron, DELL...
We look ahead to the Bucks' showdown with the NBA Champion Cavaliers on Tuesday.
20 min
1095
Locked on Bucks, 11/28/16: Weekend reactions, f...
We recap the Bucks' weekend loss to the Raptors and win over the Magic, all while pondering why Jason Kidd isn't giving more run to Mirza Teletovic.
30 min
1096
Locked on Bucks, 11/23/16: Can Giannis-led smal...
We celebrate Thanksgiving by looking at the success of Giannis and the Bucks' smallball lineups, ponder the Greek Freak's place in the East All-Star hierarchy, and consider the logic of fans shooting halfcourt shots vs. free throws
42 min
1097
Locked on Bucks, 11/22/16: Giannis triple-doubl...
Giannis Antetokounmpo's first triple-double of the season helped drag the Bucks past a not-so-good Magic team. We review how Giannis dazzled, what Jabari Parker's sudden three point surge means, and how Jason Kidd is utilizing his new small ball lineups.
35 min
1098
Locked on Bucks, 11/21/16: Dissecting Greg Monr...
What the hell is going on with Greg Monroe, Jason Kidd and the Milwaukee Bucks?
44 min
1099
Locked on Bucks, 11/20/16: Warriors/Bucks react...
Locked on Warriors host Danny Leroux joins Frank Madden to discuss another terrific Bucks-Warriors matchup, as Golden State pulled out a 124-121 win in Milwaukee on Saturday night. Among other things: How do the Bucks keep giving the Warriors all they ...
43 min
1100
Locked on Bucks, 11/18/16: Bucks crushed in Mia...
The Bucks laid an egg in the second half in Miami on Thursday night, prompting us to ponder why Greg Monroe was benched, how Jabari Parker went completely cold (and can't get any calls), and why the Bucks need to trim down their big man rotation.
35 min