Big Sports Saturday 4/1/17: I'm gon' punch you

 

After a bit of a swoon mid-season, the Milwaukee Bucks are back in vogue after a big overtime win over the Detroit Pistons to push themselves into fifth place in the East. Suddenly owning the future is starting to almost feel like owning the present. Thon Maker had a huge game, and got some words of encouragement from Giannis Antetokounmpo.

Giannis to Thon: "If you hesitate, I'm going to punch you"
Giannis to Thon: "If you hesitate, I'm going to punch you"
After Milwaukee's win, Giannis Antetokounmpo praised his teammate Thon Maker's efforts and told him to shoot his shot

Today on the show, Joel and Jimmie talked baseball, basketball, and weekend plans.

 

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SATURDAY STATS

Attempts at completely fixing baseball, one show segment:
Joel: 1
Jimmie: 0

Gatorades consumed during show:
Joel: 0
Jimmie: 0 (10.5 lifetime) ... but he did drink a half gallon of chocolate milk today, which is just sick

Vehicles that automatically play stuff off your phone when you get in like some science fiction movie:
Joel: 1
Jimmie: 1

Saturday fun time:
Joel: Attending the Wisconsin Deer and Turkey Expo
Jimmie: Eschewing yardwork in favor of taking his son to the Henry Vilas Zoo

Next week, the show changes formats as Joel will co-host with Dr. Pilch. That's Mike Pilch, also @mdpilch on Twitter. So expect to learn how to eat healthy or something. Ten to noon on The Big 1070.

Hot Takes Below.

 
 
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