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The official home for audio programming from Brew Hoop, SB Nation's community for fans of the Milwaukee Bucks.

The official home for audio programming from Brew Hoop, SB Nation's community for fans of the Milwaukee Bucks.


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The official home for audio programming from Brew Hoop, SB Nation's community for fans of the Milwaukee Bucks.




Episode 108: Let the Title Defense Begin

Riley, Kyle, and new staff member Morgan get together to discuss things of note from the Milwaukee Bucks preseason outings, engage in a bit of over/under and season prediction madness, and of course, the return of the miscellaneous section! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Episode 107: The Summer of Sandro & A Mamuth Mailbag

In today's episode, Adam, Riley and Kyle reconvene to recap Summer League, Bud's contract extension and Giannis buying into the Brewers. Then, it's a mailbag extraordinaire courtesy of Brew Hoop readers. We run through everything from the highs/lows of this past season, the defensive approach, biggest surprises and disappointments, a brief Ben Simmons disparaging digression and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Episode 106: The Offseason (So Far) Recap

Having watched the draft and free agency play out, Riley and Kyle figured it's as good a time as any to take stock of Milwaukee's moves. They talk Sandro, Georgios, Bobby's return, PJ's departure, and all the other moves the Bucks have made as they gear up for a campaign to defend their title. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Episode 105: Milwaukee Bucks. Champions.

In today...okay, you get it...the MILWAUKEE FREAKIN' BUCKS JUST WON THE NBA CHAMPIONSHIP!!!! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Episode 104: Glory is One Game Away

Kyle and Riley, fresh off of four hours of sleep, get together to process the fact that the Bucks are now one win away from winning an NBA title. They recap games four and five, revel in The Block, The Steal, and The Oop, and heap praise on pretty much everyone. One more, folks. One more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Episode 103: Giannis Dominates as Bucks Push Finals to 2-1

In this episode, Kyle leaves a voice memo, while Adam and Riley break down Giannis Antetokounmpo's second straight dominating Finals performance, this one leading to a win for the Milwaukee Bucks. With the series at 2-1 now, we discuss our thoughts on Milwaukee going forward, Jrue Holiday's hot shooting, Middleton looking a little lost and what's up with so little Brook Lopez/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Episode 102: Bucks in Six Nets First Finals Appearance in 47 Years

In today's episode, Riley, Kyle and Adam re-live all the momentous plays from the Milwaukee Bucks thrilling Game Six victory over the Atlanta Hawks. They break down Khris Middleton's hot third quarter, Jrue's aggression and the team's response to Giannis Antetokoumpo's injury. Finally, they reflect on the run overall through the Eastern Conference and how Milwaukee matches up with Phoenix. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Episode 101: Bucks Soar to 2-1 Series Lead over Atlanta

In today's episode, Adam, Riley and Kyle dissect the Milwaukee Bucks Game Three comeback to re-take control of the Eastern Conference Finals. They break down Khris Middleton's heroics, Giannis's under-applauded consistency, defensive strategy against Trae Young and the bench crew stepping up. Then, they dive into a few lingering storylines from the series included the dreaded free throw controversy conversation and continue to confuse Sheryl Crow for Shania Twain. Learn more about your ad...


Episode 100: Bucks Beat Nets. Enough Said.

In today's 100th episode, Kyle, Riley and Adam reconvene to relive all the glory and agony that was Milwaukee's Game 7 victory against the Brooklyn Nets. They dive deep into the historic performance by Giannis Antetokounmpo, Khris Middleton doing just enough and overcoming the Kevin Durant once more. After going up and down the roster handing out credit where it's due on the Milwaukee side, stick around for some legendary Nets slander by Riley and Kyle at the tail end. Learn more about your...


Episode 99: Bucks Upended by Harden-less Nets in Game One

In today's episode, Van and Andrew join Adam for a long discussion about the Milwaukee Bucks game one loss against the Brooklyn Nets. Everything kicks off with the James Harden injury, which will loom over the series going forward. Then they dive into the Bucks horrendous shooting performance, their role players being roundly outplayed, substitution patterns and what adjustments Milwaukee can make going forward to keep pace offensively. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...


Episode 98: Bucks Sweep Heat in Spectacular Fashion

In today's episode, Riley and Adam revel in Milwaukee's absolute crushing of the Miami Heat in four games. After running through all the highlights from the series, they briefly discuss a potential round 2 matchup with Brooklyn. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Episode 97: Bucks-Heat Game One Recap

In today's episode, Adam and Riley do just what the title says...recap the Bucks and Heat's game one, won by Khris Middleton on a dagger pull-up jumper. They dive deep into the woeful offensive performance, defensive hiccups and individual matchups, Bud's substitution patterns, how the Big Three fared and the outlook for Giannis this series. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Episode 96: Fear Monger? Who, Me?

With the NBA's play-in tournament happening this week, Kyle and Riley get together to share their initial thoughts on the Bucks's impending first-round matchup against the Miami Heat. Are you wildly overconfident? Prone to believing that all hope is lost? So are we! Between Milwaukee's Big Three, coach Bud, and the bench rotation, there's lots to talk about. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Episode 95: Giannis Knocks Down Nets in Narrow Victory

In this episode, Riley, Kyle and Adam go long breaking down Milwaukee's victory against the Brooklyn Nets, with Giannis leading the charge for all 48 minutes. We talk about how Brooklyn's single-coverage defense allowed Giannis to score so much, and what impressed us most about Milwaukee's defensive performance. They also talk about P.J. Tucker getting in Durant's jersey and how we're feeling about Donte atm. Thankfully, there's very little talk of the four games preceding the Nets game. We...


Episode 94: Bucks Fade Against Phoenix, Flummox Philly

In today's episode, Riley, Kyle and Adam dissect Milwaukee's late game loss against the Phoenix Suns and Giannis's flat-faced final play. Then, they touch on the victories against Philly, with some particularly strong words from Riley about the 76ers. You'll wanna stick around for this. Finally, they take their temperature on the Bucks overall with the Playoffs looming in a few weeks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Episode 93: Forever Regular Season

Kyle takes over hosting duties from Adam as he's joined by Riley and Brew Hoop co-managing editor Mitchell Maurer to talk a pair of laughers over the Magic and Timberwolves, clawing past the Hawks, and getting trounced by the Grizzlies. How is it possible for 16 remaining regular season games to feel like 30? Is the Memphis game a sign of things to come? Brook back??? And more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Episode 92: The Fourth Quarter Blues

In this episode, Adam and Kyle are joined by Van Fayaz, Brew Hoop site contributor to fill in while Riley is away. With the Milwaukee Bucks having lost three straight, what can we take away from stagnant late game offensive execution in both the Warriors and Mavericks games? Additionally, they touch briefly on the Hornets game and the preponderance of 3-point attempts by Bucks opponents. Finally, they discuss Jeff Teague's solid start, Thanasis's defense on Doncic and grappling with the...


Episode 91: Jrue Holiday, Buck for Life

In today's episode, Adam, Riley and Kyle break down the news that Jrue Holiday has signed a 4-year extension with the Milwaukee Bucks. Now that the core of Giannis, Khris and Jrue are locked in, we discuss our overall feelings about the state of the franchise moving forward. We also touch on how this might affect Milwaukee's ability to build their roster in the future and how the Bucks settled on Holiday as their franchise point guard to pair with Giannis. Learn more about your ad choices....


Episode 90: The Merrill and Nwora Power Hour

In this episode, Riley, Kyle and Adam break down a small stepback for the Bucks after weeks of rolling over teams. They kept the 3-ball falling against the Pacers, but went 1-1 against Boston as Giannis didn't show the same aggressiveness. Finally, they chat about the rookies taking center stage against New York and then the state of the Eastern Conference post-trade deadline. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


Episode 89: Two DJ's for a PJ (It's Tucker Time)

In today's episode, Riley, Kyle and Adam go deep on the Bucks recent acquisition of P.J. Tucker and what his arrival means for the team's potential Playoff rotation. Then, they break down the Bucks recent string of wins, including a surprising victory in Philadelphia. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit