The latest Milwaukee Bucks Daily is here as we learn more about Thon Maker’s well-traveled life and the ways it has defined who he is as a person.
In today’s edition of Milwaukee Bucks Daily, we go over Thon Maker’s well-traveled life, Bucks head coach Mike Budenholzer preaches better defending at the three-point line against their opponents and much more.
Having bounced from South Sudan, to Australia, to Canada and finally, the United States of America, Maker’s globe spanning life has fully informed the person he is as we learn in The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Lori Nickel’s excellent profile on the 21-year-old.
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Back to the present, let’s look at today’s Bucks stories.
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Win in 6 Podcast #251: Unpacking the Khris Middleton benching (read here): Adam McGee and I convened to go over the latest Bucks developments, which ranged from Khris Middleton’s benching in the team’s loss to the New York Knicks over the weekend, Giannis Antetokounmpo’s fiery postgame comments and much more in the latest edition of Win in 6.
Wisconsin Herd: Quick reactions from 130-124 loss to Long Island Nets (read here): I recapped the Wisconsin Herd’s loss to the Long Island Nets from Tuesday morning, which now stands as their 10th straight defeat.
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Nickel: Who is Thon Maker? A spin of the globe provides a glimpse behind the Bucks player. (read here): The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Lori Nickel sat down with third-year Bucks big man Thon Maker to go over his well traveled life that has spanned the globe and how it’s all informed who he is as a person.
Bucks love to let it fly but need to stop opponents from doing the same (read here): Also of the Journal Sentinel, Matt Velazquez explored the Bucks’ need to defend the three better and run their opponents off the three-point line.
Message delivered: Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer’s benching of Khris Middleton is a warning for others (read here): Eric Nehm wrote on the message that head coach Mike Budenholzer sent to Bucks swingman Khris Middleton during their loss to the New York Knicks over the weekend and where things may follow from here for The Athletic.
Q&A: Jared Dudley dishes on the Bucks, Kidd, Giannis, Jabari and some old friends (read here): Kane Pitman over at The Step Back talked with current Brooklyn Nets forward Jared Dudley to reflect on his year-long stint with the Bucks and the internal dynamics that would later define the Jason Kidd era.
That’s it for today’s roundup, but we’ll be back to do it all again tomorrow.