Game Thread: Bucks/Cavs

Bucks/Mavericks: hide the women and children


Cle_medium

vs.

Mil_medium

0-1
1-0
July 12, 2009 - 9:00 PM CT
Cox Pavilion, Las Vegas
TV: NBA.com Stream

Probable starters:

Jamont Gordon
PG Brandon Jennings
Tarence Kinsey
SG Jodie Meeks
Danny Green
SF Luc Richard Mbah a Moute
Darnell Jackson
PF Joe Alexander
David Harrison
C Amir Johnson

 

  • Summer slugfest.   They're having UFC 100 here in Vegas this weekend, so it's perhaps fitting that the Bucks and Mavs slugged it out Friday night on the court.  An ugly game, but ugly basketball is better than no basketball, right?  Check out my recap, my liveblog, video highlights (above), and some Brandon Jennings audio

    Like Friday, I'll be sitting courtside and will be liveblogging the entire day's action in the comments as it happens. The Spurs and Hornets kick things off at 3 pm CT.
  • Joe and Luc. The Green/Mbah a Moute matchup could be an interesting one--both guys were versatile role players on Final Four teams (Green winning a title last year) and Green scored 16 on 7 shots in yesterday's loss to the Lakers. Meanwhile, Joe Alexander and Amir Johnson could have their hands full up front with the 6'9", 253 pound Darnell Jackson and the 7-foot, 280 pound David Harrison. 

    But as much as the Bucks might be featuring the two sophomore forwards together in Vegas, John Hammond says it's probably not be something we'll see a lot of in November.
    "I think it's purely a summer league thing.  I don't now that you would see us necessarily putting a team on the floor with those guys together getting extended minutes.  But they both can play those positions.  Luc might be a better offensive four man, just because he can do things at the four position that you need that player to do, but he's probably even better defensively at the three spot.

    "Joe on the other hand is probably better offensively at the three spot, because he can get a shot for himself and he's going to get to the free throw line.  Joe had kind of an ugly box score last night, but he missed three or four looks right near the basket.  If he finishes a few of those and goes 8/18 then his line looks a lot different, and out of those 18 shots he took maybe three bad shots.  But his ability to create shots for himself makes him an asset to us."

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Brew Hoop

You must be a member of Brew Hoop to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Brew Hoop. You should read them.

Join Brew Hoop

You must be a member of Brew Hoop to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Brew Hoop. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9347_tracker