The latest Milwaukee Bucks Daily is here as Bucks forward Ersan Ilyasova remarks on making his return to Milwaukee and the many changes the organization has experienced in his three-year stint elsewhere around the league.
In today’s edition of Milwaukee Bucks Daily, Ersan Ilyasova feels welcome in his return back to Milwaukee, we round up breakdowns of the Bucks’ new-look offensive stylings from opening night and much more.
Having spent his first eight NBA seasons as a member of the Bucks, the vast changes and the overall facelift Milwaukee has experienced in the last few seasons occurred while the Turkish veteran bounced around all over the league. But with his family staying in Milwaukee throughout that time, as well as reuniting with head coach Mike Budenholzer, who he played under for a year while with the Atlanta Hawks, Ilyasova has enjoyed coming back to the place where his NBA career got off the ground.
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Back to the present, let’s look at today’s Bucks stories.
Best of Behind The Buck Pass From 10/18/18
Milwaukee Bucks: 3 takeaways from 113-112 win over Charlotte Hornets (read here): I examined what stood out in the Bucks’ nail-biting win over the Charlotte Hornets from Wednesday night to open up their 2018-19 regular season.
Milwaukee Bucks: Grades from 113-112 win over Charlotte Hornets (read here): Bob Polglaze handed out grades for each and every individual performance for the Bucks, head coach Mike Budenholzer and the Hornets’ overall play in the Bucks’ regular season opening win.
Best of Bucks Around The Internet From 10/18/18
Fiserv Forum may be new, but Ersan Ilyasova feels right at home back in Milwaukee (read here): The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Matt Velazquez caught up with veteran Bucks forward Ersan Ilyasova to get his thoughts on making his return to the Bucks, the changes the franchise has made in the time he was off in other places and more.
Playbook: Milwaukee Cross Double STS (read here): Jeff Siegel over at Early Bird Rights analyzed an offensive set the Bucks deployed a number of times throughout their win against the Hornets and broke down the various ways the Bucks can damage opposing teams, due to it’s multi-pronged attack.
If the Bucks master their new offense, they could win the East (read here): Matt Ellentuck of SB Nation detailed the new look the Bucks sported offensively in their regular season opener against the Hornets and how it can only make them more dangerous as they look to master it as the season goes on.
That’s it for today’s roundup, but we’ll be back to do it all again tomorrow.