Links: Milwaukee Bucks’ Kohl Borrows $55+ Million from NBA

Journal Sentinel:  Don Walker with a very interesting piece that digs up Herb Kohl’s Senate financial disclosure form and reveals that Kohl borrowed at least 55 million dollars in low-interest loans from the NBA’s credit facility.  This article is essential pre-lockout reading.

Twitter: Andrew Bogut with a tweet indicating that Stephen Jackson won’t be upset to come to Milwaukee.

Pascheketball:  Tobias Harris and Jon Leuer get introduced to the Milwaukee media at Friday’s press conference.

Journal Sentinel: Michael Hunt summarizes his thoughts on the factors leading up to the NBA’s lockout.  Interestingly, the accompanying poll asks if readers will miss the NBA if it goes away for an entire season and after over 1500+ responses, 88% of readers replied ‘No’.  Some of Mr. Hunt’s points are up for debate, though.  His statements included:

Except the NBA has helped shrink its market during difficult economic times through mismanagement and poor PR decisions.

False.  Look at the numbers and do your homework, Mr. Hunt.

Sadly, the only big-time Bucks player who did not play with a sense of entitlement in recent times was the one guy who didn’t deserve to be traded. And that was Ray Allen, back in a time when I still loved the NBA.

False again.  Living in Milwaukee and writing about the Bucks, you might think Mr. Hunt would have had the chance to see Andrew Bogut gutting it out on the court with one arm.  You’d think…

 

 

Topics: Andrew Bogut, Herb Kohl, Jon Leuer, Tobias Harris

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