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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, 1/9/18: Bucks embarrassed them...
The Bucks played one good quarter of basketball, so we spent one quarter of our podcast talking about them.
69 min
1102
Locked on Bucks, 1/8/18: Recapping a wild Bucks...
Frank and Eric break down all of the Bucks roster moves and a weekend back-to-back against two Eastern Conference contenders.
74 min
1103
Locked on Bucks, 1/5/18: Captain Giannis, plus ...
Seemingly over night, Giannis Antetokounmpo has become the most popular basketball player in the world.
44 min
1104
Locked on Bucks, 1/4/18: Bucks boatrace Pacers ...
The Bucks haven't had many blowouts this year, but they put one together on Wednesday night and gave Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton a break.
45 min
1105
Locked on Bucks, 1/3/18: Where are the blowouts...
Are there any underlying reasons for the Bucks lack of blowouts?
38 min
1106
Locked on Bucks, 1/2/18: Bucks can't close out ...
The Bucks trailed, then led, then trailed, then led again, but ultimately lost to the Raptors.
37 min
1107
Locked on Bucks, 1/1/18: A New Year's Eve Chat ...
Instead of going out and reveling in a New Year's celebration, Frank and Eric discuss the Bucks with Dean Maniatt (@AllTheBucks).
81 min
1108
Locked on Bucks, 12/29/17: Bucks come back and ...
Mistakes were made, players were benched for mistakes, and the Bucks came back to win in the end.
42 min
1109
Locked on Bucks, 12/28/17: Big Man rumors, plus...
Another week, another rumor connecting the Bucks to a big man.
40 min
1110
Locked on Bucks, 12/27/17: Bucks embarrassed by...
It appears the Bucks did not learn anything from their 115-109 loss to the Bulls 11 days ago because they did it again on Tuesday.
47 min
1111
Locked on Bucks, 12/26/17: Bucks split against ...
The Bucks get just one out of two against the Hornets, but the loss may not be the most significant event of the weekend.
46 min
1112
Locked on Bucks: 12/22/17: New jerseys, expecta...
Before getting you ready for a weekend against the Hornets, Frank and Eric discuss the Bucks' newest jerseys and realistic expectations for their roster.
55 min
1113
Locked on Bucks, 12/21/17: Could the Bucks have...
With an off-day, Frank and Eric explore the possibility of Eric Bledsoe or Khris Middleton being named to the All-Star Team this year.
50 min
1114
Locked on Bucks, 12/20/17: Bucks beat Cavs in a...
Despite a scoreless drought that lasted six minutes in the fourth quarter, the Bucks toppled the Cavaliers on Tuesday night.
54 min
1115
Locked on Bucks, 12/19/17: Thoughts on Teletovi...
Before previewing the Bucks game against the Cavaliers, Frank and Eric take a look at the recent roster moves.
44 min
1116
Locked on Bucks, 12/17/17: Disappointing weeken...
Lesson One: Never trust the Bucks.
48 min
1117
Locked on Bucks, 12/14/17: Bucks can't score wi...
It was a high-scoring affair in New Orleans, but the Bucks just couldn't keep up, falling 115-108 to the Pelicans on Wednesday.
32 min
1118
Locked on Bucks, 12/13/17: Pelicans preview & M...
The Bucks place in the East, Jabari Parker's place on the Bucks and more of your questions answered...
89 min
1119
Locked on Bucks, 12/12/17: MAILBAG TIME! (Part ...
You sent us a bunch of questions and we answered them, even though it took us five hours.
66 min
1120
Locked on Bucks, 12/11/17: Bucks flip the scrip...
The Bucks struggled against the Mavs and Jazz on the road in November, but took care of business in Milwaukee over the weekend.
54 min
1121
Locked on Bucks, 12/8/17: What Up with Thon Mak...
Eric and Frank discuss Thon Maker's sophomore season and then preview the Bucks' upcoming games on Friday and Saturday.
46 min
1122
Locked on Bucks, 12/7/17: Bucks close it out la...
Despite making it interesting in the final 30 seconds, the Bucks were able to close out their second victory over the Pistons on the season.
39 min
1123
Locked on Bucks, 12/6/17: JET grounded, Bucks p...
Frank and Eric take a closer look at the third matchup of the season between the Bucks and Pistons.
39 min
1124
Locked on Bucks, 12/5/17: Bucks can't break old...
After winning three straight with a different gameplan, the Bucks try the same old thing in Boston with disastrous results.
46 min
1125
Locked on Bucks, 12/4/17: Bucks hold on against...
The Bucks have won three straight games, but can they keep it going against the league's best team?
59 min
1126
Locked on Bucks, 12/1/17: A Big 3 night beats t...
Bucks fans finally got to see what it looked like when Giannis Antetokounmpo, Eric Bledsoe, and Khris Middleton all played well on the same night.
46 min
1127
Locked on Bucks, 11/30/17: More trade rumors, p...
Recent injuries have turned DeAndre Jordan into a possible trade candidate, but does Milwaukee make any sense as a destination?
44 min
1128
Locked on Bucks, 11/29/17: Bucks win convincing...
After a week of ugly basketball, the Bucks boatrace the Kings 112-87 in Sacramento on Tuesday night.
36 min
1129
Locked on Bucks, 11/28/17: Fizdale fired in Mem...
What does the Grizzlies firing David Fizdale tell us about the Bucks and Jason Kidd?
36 min
1130
Locked on Bucks, 11/27/17: Bucks **mess** it up...
On Saturday night, the Bucks gave up 18-of-32 three point shooting to the Utah Jazz and lost 121-108.
55 min
1131
Locked on Bucks, 11/23/17: Bucks thankful to wi...
It wasn't a pretty game, but the Bucks were able to eek out a win against the Suns in overtime on Wednesday night.
60 min
1132
Locked on Bucks, 11/22/17: Herd>Bucks, Bledsoe ...
At least one pro basketball team in Wisconsin is up to good things right now
34 min
1133
Locked on Bucks, 11/21/17: Bucks lose to Wizard...
The Bucks struggled mightily in Milwaukee two days after they struggled mightily in Dallas.
32 min
1134
Locked on Bucks, 11/20/17: Dallas Disaster & Wi...
Everything went terribly wrong in Dallas, but will things be better on Monday against the Wizards?
47 min
1135
Locked on Bucks, 11/17/17: A closer look at the...
How has the outlook for the rest of this Bucks season changed with the addition of Eric Bledsoe?
43 min
1136
Locked on Bucks, 11/16/17: Middleton and Bledso...
After falling in their first meeting in Detroit, the Bucks enact a little revenge with a 99-95 victory over the Pistons in Milwaukee.
41 min
1137
Locked on Bucks, 11/15/17: KG schools Thon, Pis...
Another matchup with the surging Pistons figures to be a good measuring stick for Eric Bledsoe and the Bucks
43 min
1138
Locked on Bucks, 11/14/17: Giannis perseveres a...
The Grizzlies did everything they could to slow down Giannis Antetokounmpo, but ultimately the Bucks pulled out a 110-103 win with some help from Antetokounmpo's friends.
46 min
1139
Locked on Bucks, 11/13/17: Bledsoe's Debut
Three days of talk led up to Eric Bledsoe's Bucks debut in a back-to-back against the Spurs and Lakers over the weekend.
61 min
1140
Locked on Bucks, 11/10/17: Bledsoe MAILBAG (and...
We asked for your lingering questions about the Bucks' trade for Eric Bledsoe and you delivered!
69 min
1141
Locked on Bucks, 11/9/17: Eric Bledsoe's fit in...
Eric Bledsoe should make the Bucks better now. But is it a winning bet in the big picture?
27 min
1142
Locked on Bucks, 11/8/17: Giannis soars, Bucks'...
Giannis, Khris and the Bucks offense couldn't overcome another wretched defensive performance
48 min
1143
Locked on Bucks, 11/7/17: EMERGENCY POD - Eric ...
The Milwaukee Bucks have reportedly traded for Suns guard Eric Bledsoe.
60 min
1144
Locked on Bucks, 11/7/17: Bucks face slumping C...
Are the Bucks *bad enough* to beat the Cavs?
37 min
1145
Locked on Bucks, 11/6/17: Let's talk about Jaso...
The Bucks' third loss in a row and continued defensive struggles have done nothing to blunt doubts about Milwaukee's coaching
69 min
1146
Locked on Bucks, 11/3/17: Giannis the chessmast...
Distracting Giannis Antetokounmpo from basketball is no small task.
49 min
1147
Locked on Bucks, 11/1/17: Defenseless Bucks was...
The Bucks' defense grabbed defeat from the jaws of victory against the Hornets
43 min
1148
Locked on Bucks, 11/1/17: No help for Giannis a...
Jason KIdd's club looked unprepared and overwhelmed ahead of a difficult road trip
53 min
1149
Locked on Bucks, 10/31/17: Giannis vs. Westbroo...
The Giannis MVP campaign faces its next challenge: beating the reigning MVP
45 min
1150
Locked on Bucks, 10/30/17: Giannis/Khris power ...
Greg Monroe is hurt, but it might not matter much for the Bucks
60 min
1151
Locked on Bucks, 10/27/17: MECCA lives up to hy...
The MECCA made a great stage for basketball Thursday night. Now if only the Bucks had been ready for it.
48 min
1152
Locked on Bucks, 10/26/17: More Bledsoe talk, M...
What are the odds of Eric Bledsoe actually landing in Milwaukee -- and should Jabari Parker be on the table to make it happen?
79 min
1153
Locked on Bucks, 10/25/17: Eric Bledsoe trade t...
Eric Bledsoe won't be wearing a Suns jersey anymore, but what would it take to put him in green and cream?
56 min
1154
Locked on Bucks, 10/24/17: Giannis does Giannis...
It wasn't pretty, but the Bucks move to 3-1 against an undermanned Hornets team
47 min
1155
Locked on Bucks, 10/22/17: GIANNIS IS EVERYTHIN...
Is Giannis Antetokounmpo a real human or a figment of Bucks fans' collective imagination? WE DISCUSS
52 min
1156
Locked on Bucks, 10/20/17: Giannis vs. LeBron p...
35 min
1157
Locked on Bucks, 10/19/17: Giannis dominates Ce...
Giannis dominates and the Bucks' point guards best Kyrie Irving in a memorable season opener in Boston.
48 min
1158
Locked on Bucks, 10/18/17: Bucks-Celtics previe...
The Bucks open the 17/18 season against a Celtics team reeling from the loss of Gordon Hayward
37 min
1159
Locked on Bucks, 10/17/17: Bucks 17/18 Over/Und...
47 min
1160
Locked on Bucks, 10/16/17: Bucks-Pistons and RJ...
46 min
1161
Locked on Bucks, 10/13/17: Bucks 17/18 Over/Und...
Giannis is bigger and Khris is healthier, but what does that mean for their games in 17/18?
43 min
1162
Locked on Bucks, 10/11/17: Steve von Horn and J...
We conclude our three-party conversation with Steve von Horn and Jeremy Schmidt by looking at which league-wide trends we think will matter the most.
51 min
1163
Locked on Bucks, 10/10/17: Giannis returns, doe...
Frank and special guest Mitchell Maurer review Giannis Antetokounmpo's preseason debut, the Bucks' defensive issues in Chicago and the THRILLING race for the final roster spot. PLUS: does Joel Embiid's $148 million contract extension suggest anything a...
59 min
1164
Locked on Bucks, 10/6/17: Talking Bucks with St...
We continue our conversation with our friends Steve von Horn and Jeremy Schmidt by digging into analytics vs. eye test and what it's like to cover the Bucks when they're bad vs. good.
52 min
1165
Locked on Bucks, 10/5/17: Bucks drop the ball v...
We unpack the Bucks' lackluster preseason home debut against the Indiana Pacers, pondering how the absence of Giannis Antetokounmpo is affecting the team, looking at Khris Middleton's three point shooting and debating how much Gary Payton II and Gerald...
26 min
1166
Locked on Bucks, 10/4/17: Bucks Big Picture wit...
Old friends (and Bucks blogosphere titans) Jeremy Schmidt and Steve von Horn return to the podcast to talk about how we watch the Bucks, which one of them is truly "the worst" and much, much more.
38 min
1167
Locked on Bucks, 10/3/17: Bucks vs. Mavs! Game ...
Bucks preseason basketball is here, which means it's time to break down the Bucks' narrow loss in Dallas to the Mavericks.
43 min
1168
Locked on Bucks, 9/27/17: Giannis hearts Khris,...
In part 2 of our Bucks Media Day review, we dig into the burgeoning love affair between Giannis Antetokoumpo and Khris Middleton, assess Jason Terry's ambitious goals for the Bucks, pick favorites for the Bucks' last roster spot and consider how much l...
52 min
1169
Locked on Bucks, 9/26/17: BUCKS ARE BACK! (Ep ...
Part 1 of our media day deep dive looks at Bucks ownership, Jaso Kidd and Jon Horst taking center stage.
50 min
1170
Locked on Bucks, 9/19/17: JET BACK, Moose and ...
We celebrate the return of Jason Terry, ponder if/how Brandon Rush's rumored signing would impact the back of the Bucks' bench, and Eric tells us stories from interviewing Greg Monroe, Thon Maker and Jason Kidd at the Bucks' annual charity golf outing.
54 min
1171
Locked on Bucks, 9/13/17: Bucks player rankings...
We debate Jabari Parker's supposed max contract "demand" and break down ESPN and Sports Illustrated's rankings for Khris Middleton, Greg Monroe and Malcolm Brogdon.
64 min
1172
Locked on Bucks, 9/7/17: MAILBAG! Future moves...
We dig into our listener mailbag tackling a wide-ranging set of topics including what James Young's training camp deal means for the Bucks' roster, Thon's chances of stardom in Milwaukee, whether any of the Bucks' unappealing contracts might be traded,...
81 min
1173
Locked on Bucks, 9/2/17: Hawes stretched...so n...
We break down what the Bucks' decision to waive and stretch Spencer Hawes means for Milwaukee's cap situation and how they might fill their newly opened roster spot. Is Jason Terry destined for a return? Did the Bucks have better options to avoid the l...
32 min
1174
Locked on Bucks, 8/29/17: Bucks over/under, MEC...
(NOTE: VOLUME ISSUE FIXED - You may need to re-download in your podcasting app, apologies!) Now that Vegas odds and an assortment of win projection models have been released, we dig into how many games *we* think the Bucks will win in 2017/18 (and why)...
62 min
1175
Locked on Bucks, 8/23/17: Kyrie/Isaiah blockbus...
We break down the Kyrie Irving/Isaiah Thomas blockbuster and what it means for the Bucks both in the short and long term, plus we ponder O.J. Mayo's future and whether it might lead back through Milwaukee in 2018.
55 min
1176
Locked on Bucks, 8/21/17: Giannis to miss EuroB...
Conspiracy! Shenanigans! Giannis Antetokounmpo's withdrawal from the 2017 EuroBasket squad sent Greek federation officials into a tizzy over the weekend, as the Bucks and NBA were immediate target of Greek conspiracy theories. We debate how much any of...
53 min
1177
Locked on Bucks, 8/17/17: Bucks All-Time Starti...
We break down our picks for an all-time Bucks starting five, reflect on the Michael Beasley Era and shout out Malcolm Brogdon for *not* sticking to sports.
54 min
1178
Locked on Bucks, 8/15/17: Bucks schedule is her...
We break down NBA schedule day with everything you need to know about the Bucks' 17/18 calendar, plus Giannis playing for Greece (briefly) and much more.
54 min
1179
Locked on Bucks, 8/11/17: Harley jerseys unveil...
IT'S AUGUST AND WE NEED TO GET RILED UP
49 min
1180
Locked on Bucks, 8/8/17: Giannis injury, Milt N...
We dig into a busy weekend of news, starting with Giannis Antetokounmpo's apparently not-so-serious "knee discomfort" and transitioning into a busy day in the HR department. Former Wolves GM Milt Newton is filling the empty assistant GM position, VP of...
32 min
1181
Locked on Bucks, 8/4/17: Salary capstravaganza,...
Eric offers a breakdown of his visit to the Bucks' brand new training facility and then Frank answers your cap-related questions (starting at the 21-minute mark) about exciting topics such as what the luxury tax means, how exceptions and cap holds work...
90 min
1182
Locked on Bucks, 8/1/17: Bucks' trade value ran...
We might all agree on who the most valuable Buck is, but how do the Bucks' trade values stack up after the inimitable Giannis Antetokounmpo?
65 min
1183
Locked on Bucks, 7/27/17: Khris + Kyrie + Every...
We answer listener questions about all of the interesting Bucks offseason topics, including All of the Kyrie Irving questions.
79 min
1184
Locked on Bucks, 7/25/17: Rose to Cavs, Kyrie l...
Derrick Rose is landing in Cleveland, just days after the explosive revelation that Kyrie Irving no longer was content to play second fiddle to LeBron James. We dig into why Rose was a bullet dodged for the Bucks, whether packages being hypothethesized...
68 min
1185
Locked on Bucks, 7/22/17: Kyrie Irving trade sc...
We break down what Kyrie Irving's trade demands mean for the Cavs, what kind of package he may command, and whether the Bucks could make a compelling offer for the Cavs' all-star point guard. We also discuss reports of Derrick Rose likely ending up wit...
77 min
1186
Locked on Bucks, 7/19/17: Bucks free agency opt...
After spending much of the last week arguing why we don't like Derrick Rose's fit in Milwaukee, we consider which cheap options might still be worth pursuing in free agency and ponder whether Giannis Antetokounmpo should play for Greece in this summer'...
39 min
1187
Locked on Bucks, 7/15/17: Derrick Rose Scenario...
We break down the latest Derrick Rose rumors and reflect on what we did (and didn't) learn about the Vegas Bucks over the past week.
62 min
1188
Locked on Bucks, 7/12/17: Summer League mailbag...
We answer your questions about all things Bucks, including what has impressed us most (and least) in Vegas, the realness of Vegas Rashad Vaughn, and expectations for how much we'll see D.J. Wilson and Sterling Brown this season.
71 min
1189
Locked on Bucks, 7/10/17: Vegas first weekend r...
We break down everything we saw (and didn't see) from the Bucks' opening two Summer League games in Las Vegas, including Thon Maker's offensive skillset, Rashad Vaughn's Sunday breakout, Gary Payton II's defense and first impressions of D.J. Wilson, St...
63 min
1190
Locked on Bucks, 7/7/17: Giannis punches back, ...
A busy moratorium day in Milwaukee featured Giannis Antetokounmpo renewing his loyalty to Bucks fans, Sterling Brown's official arrival and new contracts for D.J. Wilson and Bronson Koenig. We dig into all the news of the day and preview what to watch ...
76 min
1191
Locked on Bucks, 7/6/17: Free agency chatter, t...
We break down the latest news from the NBA free agency, dig into the numbers behind the Bucks' luxury tax challenges, argue whether no news is good news for Bucks fans, and ponder whether Woj's talk of Giannis potentially leaving in 2021 is actually a ...
57 min
1192
Locked on Bucks, 7/4/17: Bucks meet with Derric...
It happened. We discussed it.
43 min
1193
Locked on Bucks, 7/1/17: Bucks bring back Tony ...
We take a closer look at the deal of Bucks' restricted free agent shooting guard Tony Snell, the rest of the NBA free agency landscape, and react to the Lowe/Windhorst story on the Bucks' GM search.
51 min
1194
Locked on Bucks, 6/29/17: Bucks Free Agency Pre...
We look ahead to the start of free agency by offering our predictions on Tony Snell's potential next contract, the most likely Bucks to be traded/waived, and the futures of John Henson, Mirza Teletovic, Rashad Vaughn, and Jason Terry.
70 min
1195
Locked on Bucks, 6/28/17: What Free Agency 2016...
We look back at the past year to deconstruct what went wrong (and maybe right?) in the past year for the Bucks on the free agent market and what it means moving forward.
40 min
1196
Locked on Bucks, 6/26/17: Honors for Brogdon an...
A day randomly filled with a lot of news. We discuss Malcolm Brogdon winning Rookie of the Year, Giannis Antetokounmpo's Most Improved Player and 2nd Team All-Defense honors, Spencer Hawes' decision to opt-in, and moves in the Bucks' front office.
34 min
1197
Locked on Bucks, 6/26/17: Bronson Koenig's chan...
Bronson Koenig appears headed to be a Buck -- sort of. We discuss Koenig's odds of making it to Milwaukee, what 2-way deals will mean for the Wisconsin Herd, why Sterling Brown hasn't officially been made a Buck and look forward to Spencer Hawes' loomi...
33 min
1198
Locked on Bucks, 6/23/17: D.J. Wilson and Sterl...
D.J. Wilson and Sterling Brown are the newest Milwaukee Bucks, and if you're too lazy to watch their DraftExpress videos, WE CAN HELP.
48 min
1199
Locked on Bucks, 6/22/17: Monroe opts in, Porzi...
We count down the final 24 hours to the draft by examining what Greg Monroe's opt-in means for the Bucks, ponder potential Kristaps Porzingis trades and offer our final Bucks draft thoughts.
49 min
1200
Locked on Bucks, 6/21/17: Bucks draft preview, ...
With Jon Horst making the media rounds just two days ahead of the NBA Draft, we ponder what we know and don't know about the Bucks' plans for draft night. We also dig into a crazy week in the NBA, giving our thoughts on D'Angelo Russell to the Nets, Dw...
51 min