The latest Milwaukee Bucks Daily is here as Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo still stands above the rest in the Eastern Conference following the second batch of All-Star voting returns.
In today’s edition of Milwaukee Bucks Daily, Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo reinforces his spot leading the Eastern Conference in NBA All-Star voting, Donte DiVincenzo talks about his experience throughout his rookie season so far, and much more.
As was the case following the first round of All-Star voting, Antetokounmpo is on track to serve as a captain at this year’s All-Star Game in Charlotte, which would give him the authority to fill out his team with his fellow All-Stars.
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Back to the present, let’s look at today’s Bucks stories.
Best of Behind the Buck Pass From 1/10/19
Milwaukee Bucks: 3 takeaways from 116-109 win over Houston Rockets (read here): Dominique Baguna highlighted three things that stood out in the Bucks’ gutsy victory over the Rockets from Wednesday night.
Milwaukee Bucks: Player grades from 116-109 win over Houston Rockets (read here): I handed out grades regarding the Bucks’ individual performances, head coach Mike Budenholzer and what the Rockets had to offer in the Bucks’ 29th win of the season.
Wisconsin Herd: Quick reactions from 106-103 win over Northern Arizona Suns (read here): I also recapped the Herd’s rare victory from Wednesday in which they edged out the Northern Arizona Suns in their very first meeting with the Phoenix Suns affiliate.
Best of Bucks Around the Internet From 1/10/19
Giannis Antetokounmpo Expands Eastern Conference Lead In Second All-Star Voting Returns (read here): Here’s the latest update on the second batch for this year’s NBA All-Star voting where superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo stood strong as the leading vote getter in the Eastern Conference, which comes courtesy of Bucks.com.
A 7-footer in the NBA three-point contest? Brook Lopez makes a strong case (read here): The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Matt Velazquez looked at the possibility of veteran Bucks big man Brook Lopez locking down an invitation to this year’s three-point shootout at All-Star Weekend in Charlotte when the NBA’s midseason classic rolls around in just over a month.
Catching up with Bucks rookie Donte DiVincenzo who chats about his playing time, shooting and more ($) (read here): Eric Nehm talked with Bucks rookie guard Donte DiVincenzo about his experience throughout his rookie season so far, the various areas he’s trying to make adjustments to on the NBA level and plenty more for The Athletic.
The Bucks’ counter intuitive defensive strategy against James Harden, explained (read here): Mike Prada over at SB Nation explored the rather curious way various Bucks defenders decided to defend reigning MVP James Harden in their win over the Rockets Wednesday night and offered up why it may be the best way to slow down the superstar as best as possible.
That’s it for today’s roundup, but we’ll be back to do it all again tomorrow.