Ersan Ilyasova RUMORS & NEWS

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    Gery Woelfel @GeryWoelfel

    Bucks are still shopping Ilyasova and, as an NBA official added "shopping him hard."

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    Andrew Gruman @AndrewGruman

    Ersan Ilyasova said he will make a decision on if he'll play for Turkey in the World Cup next month. Says he most likely won't participate.

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    Milwaukee Bucks @Bucks

    Ersan Ilyasova Update: Based on this medical recommendation, Ersan is not expected to play the remainder of the 2013-14 season.

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    cfgardner @cf_gardner

    Ersan Ilyasova will be back in #Bucks lineup tonight at Portland. Coach Drew said he will not play in back-to-back games rest of the way.

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    Andrew Gruman @AndrewGruman

    Ersan Ilyasova is out for the #Bucks today with a right ankle injury. John Henson will start.

  • Ersan Ilyasova nearly perfect in Bucks rout

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Ersan Ilyasova has struggled all season to sink shots he normally makes. The Milwaukee Bucks forward's confidence has taken a hit under the weight of so many errant attempts. But Ilyasova was nearly perfect Monday night, and suddenly all was right as the Bucks routed the Utah Jazz, 114-88,..." March 04

  • Frustrated Ilyasova wants out

    Racine Journal-Times "Ersan Ilyasova concedes he has some strong emotional attachments to the Milwaukee Bucks organization and the City of Milwaukee. And that’s understandable. The Bucks starting power forward began his NBA career with the Bucks in 2006 and has developed a good rapport with Bucks owner Herb Kohl...." February 15

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    Milwaukee Bucks @Bucks

    Ersan Ilyasova is cleared to go tonight for #MILvNOP

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    Milwaukee Bucks @Bucks

    Caron Butler, O.J. Mayo & Ersan Ilyasova are also out tonight. #MILvBOS

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    cfgardner @cf_gardner

    Bucks will list Larry Sanders (right eye contusion) and Ersan Ilyasova (back spasms) as questionable for Monday's home game vs. Celtics.

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    Andrew Gruman @AndrewGruman

    Larry Drew says in his postgame that both Luke Ridnour and Ersan Ilyasova had back pain tonight and couldn't finish the game.

  • Ersan Ilyasova rebounding into old form

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "That was the Ersan Ilyasova of recent years re-emerging Tuesday night at the Staples Center in the Milwaukee Bucks' 94-79 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers. Ilyasova battled inside against Pau Gasol and the Lakers' big men and finished with 12 rebounds, including five offensive boards. The..." January 02

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    Andrew Wagner @ByAndrewWagner

    More bad news for the #Bucks: F Ersan Ilyasova out indefinitely due to lingering ankle injury.

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    Andrew Gruman @AndrewGruman

    #Bucks forward Ersan Ilyasova practiced today but uncertain for Tuesday in Boston. He's battling ankle, thumb and hamstring injuries.

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    Milwaukee Bucks @Bucks

    Caron Butler & Ersan Ilyasova are out tonight. #MILvBOS

  • Encouraging news on Ilyasova, Butler

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "There was some good news out of the Bucks practice session Tuesday as Ersan Ilyasova and Caron Butler both practiced and are considered probable for Wednesday's home game against the streaking Portland Trail Blazers. Ilyasova has not played since the home opener on Nov. 2 against Toronto when..." November 20

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    Milwaukee Bucks @Bucks

    Coach Drew: Ersan Ilyasova and Caron Butler will return to action tonight. #MILvPOR

  • 246d
    Milwaukee Bucks @Bucks

    Ilyasova & Butler both practiced again today and are probable for #MILvPOR tomorrow. Knight (hamstring) remains doubtful. Per @BucksPR.

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    Gery Woelfel @GeryWoelfel

    Larry Drew on whether Ersan Ilyasova, bothered by sore ankle, will play in upcoming 3-game trip: "Not at this point."

  • 259d
    Andrew Gruman @AndrewGruman

    Ersan Ilyasova is not out warming up. Seems like he's out despite still being listed as a starter.

  • 260d
    Andrew Gruman @AndrewGruman

    Ersan Ilyasova was limited in practice today. He seems questionable for tomorrow. Ekpe Udoh made it through practice again with no issue.

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    Milwaukee Bucks @Bucks

    Ersan Ilyasova (ankle) is probable for tonight. #MILvNYK

  • Ersan Ilyasova on mend, has chance to be ready for opener

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Ersan Ilyasova reported no problems after taking part in the Bucks' 5-on-5 practice session Monday at the Cousins Center. If he feels good again Tuesday, it's possible the 6-foot-10 power forward could be ready for the season opener against the New York Knicks on Wednesday night at Madison..." October 29

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    Andrew Gruman @AndrewGruman

    Caron Butler (ankle) returned to practice for the #Bucks. Ersan Ilyasova did some shooting off the dribble. He says he's at 80 percent.

  • 288d
    cfgardner @cf_gardner

    Bucks F Ersan Ilyasova said he will have another set of X-rays on right ankle on Wednesday. Preliminary X-rays revealed no fracture.

  • Ersan Ilyasova injured in Bucks' exhibition-opening loss

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Three big men down and just one game played. Milwaukee Bucks coach Larry Drew doesn't like the way that computes. Power forward Ersan Ilyasova suffered a sprained right ankle in the Bucks' 99-87 loss in the preseason opener against Cleveland on Tuesday night putting him on the sideline along..." October 09

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    cfgardner @cf_gardner

    Further tests on Ersan Ilyasova's right ankle are negative. Good news is no fracture. Bucks officials say no timetable for return as yet.

  • 450d
    Andrew Gruman @AndrewGruman

    Ilyasova will take a few months off before returning to Milwaukee. He will play for Turkey in the European Championships in late summer.

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    Ted Davis @

    Bucks AM Shoot done in Atl. 6:10 air vs Hawks tnite. Jennings and Sanders out. Ilyasova Udoh back. Henson to start.

  • Ersan Ilyasova building a reliable reputation for Milwaukee Bucks

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Ersan Ilyasova is on a tear over the last six games. The Milwaukee Bucks power forward has averaged 22 points and 11 rebounds since returning from back and hip injuries suffered in a March 17 game against Orlando. He had to sit out three games to recuperate but returned against Atlanta one..." April 06

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    Bucks PR @

    Ilyasova will be back in the lineup for Bucks tonight. Mbah a Moute (sprained toe) remains out. #MILvATL

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    Milwaukee Bucks @

    Coach Boylan: Ersan Ilyasova is out tonight and doubtful for tomorrow.

  • 492d
    Gery Woelfel @

    Ersan Ilyasova, bothered by sore back and hip, isn't likely to play Tues night vs Blazers.

  • For Ersan Ilyasova, Nets change of mind "a little bit disappointing"

    Nets Daily "The Nets pursued Ersan Ilyasova last summer, even taking his agent, Andy Miller, on a tour of the then-incomplete Barclays Center. But after the Nets traded for Joe Johnson and intermittently pursued Dwight Howard, he got lost in the shuffle and ultimately signed a five year, $40 million deal ($32..." February 20

  • Did Ersan Ilyasova get his groove back in big Bucks comeback vs. Bulls?

    Brew Hoop "Ersan Ilyasova has suffered through an unthinkable start to the 2012-13 NBA season, but he played his best game of the season on Monday night as the Milwaukee Bucks reserves mounted an unbelievable comeback against the Chicago Bulls. The Bucks' bench ripped off a 31-4 run in the second half to..." November 27

  • Bucks might be ready to say goodbye to Ilyasova

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The way I read their first-round selection in the NBA draft and their body language afterward, the Bucks are preparing their fan base for Ersan Ilyasova's departure here at the start of free agency. And that's fine. The situation is not completely analogous to three years ago, when many were..." July 01