The latest Milwaukee Bucks Daily is here as the Bucks’ training camp for the 2018-19 NBA season got underway on Tuesday morning.
In today’s edition of Milwaukee Bucks Daily, we have the details from the first day of the Bucks’ training camp for the 2018-19 season, superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo talks about what has changed for him the most since coming to Milwaukee more than five years ago and much more.
Starting the first day of this year’s training camp with a pair of practices, we got a peek into the fundamentals and philosophies new Bucks head coach Mike Budenholzer preached to his new players Tuesday morning and afternoon.
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Back to the present, let’s look at today’s Bucks stories.
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Milwaukee Bucks: Trevon Duval is worthy of patience (read here): Rob Gueldner wrote about why Bucks two-way player Trevon Duval is worth the risk and what he’ll look to fine tune when likely seeing the bulk of his playing opportunities when with the Wisconsin Herd this upcoming season.
Milwaukee Bucks: Can Shabazz Muhammad sustain positive play? (read here): Adam McGee explored whether the level of play Shabazz Muhammad displayed during his late season stint with the Bucks last year will convey into this year’s training camp as he fights for a spot on the team’s roster.
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Coach Bud, Thon and Ersan on the start of Training Camp (watch here): Bucks sideline reporter Katie George offered us a look into the Bucks’ first day of training camp and we heard from Thon Maker, Ersan Ilyasova and new head coach Mike Budenholzer about the focus of the team’s opening pair of practices, which comes courtesy of the Bucks’ social media accounts.
Budenholzer’s first practice with Bucks emphasizes transition defense and spacing on offense (read here): The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Ben Steele reported on the philosophies Coach Bud was instilling into his players during the first day of training camp Tuesday as well as other notes regarding rookie Donte DiVincenzo and third-year big man Thon Maker.
Bucks face pivotal season as training camp begins (read here): Also of the Journal Sentinel, Matt Velazquez dived deep into the outlook surrounding the Bucks as they head into training camp and examined why the 2018-19 season will be a critical one, given the number of players that will hit the free agent market next summer.
Giannis One-On-One Part 4: Change (watch here): In the fourth part of his annual summer sitdown with Bucks play-by-play analyst Jim Paschke, superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo touched on the incident where he helped a dehydrated elderly man in Greece over the summer and what has changed for him the most since he first came to Milwaukee more than five years ago.
Wisconsin Herd acquires returning player rights to Jeremy Morgan and draft pick from Memphis Hustle (read here): Bucks.com provided details of the move that saw the Wisconsin Herd trade away Kyle Casey, while Ti Windisch provided more information on the Herd’s interest in and plans for Morgan.
That’s it for today’s roundup, but we’ll be back to do it all again tomorrow.