The latest Milwaukee Bucks Daily is here as the Bucks ensured they’ll start 2019 with the best record in the league.
In today’s edition of Milwaukee Bucks Daily, the Bucks beat the Nets to maintain their NBA best record, New York Knicks center Enes Kanter continues crowing about Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo and assistant coach Darvin Ham, and much more.
The Bucks will lead their conference when the calendar year switches over for the first time since 1974, while they’ll lead the entire NBA heading into the New Year for the first time since 1971. In other words, the two previous instances yielded a championship and a seven-game Finals loss. Not bad, huh?
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Back to the present, let’s look at today’s Bucks stories.
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Wisconsin Herd: Quick reactions from 126-120 loss to Long Island Nets (read here): I recapped the Herd’s return to action after the holiday layoff in which they came up short against the Long Island Nets Friday night at Menominee Nation Arena.
Milwaukee Bucks: 3 things to watch for against Brooklyn Nets (read here): Before Saturday evening’s game, Adam McGee previewed the Bucks’ first matchup with the Brooklyn Nets by listing three things to watch for throughout the contest.
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Bucks 129, Nets 115: Milwaukee gets back on track from long range (read here): Matt Velazquez of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported on the Bucks’ year-ending win from Fiserv Forum, as Milwaukee’s players regained their shooting touch to beat the Nets and cement their place at the top of the NBA rankings.
Enes Kanter wants Darvin Ham fined, calls Giannis NBA’s ‘golden boy’ (read here): ESPN’s Ian Begley reported on the comments made by New York Knicks big man Enes Kanter, who vouched for Bucks assistant coach Darvin Ham to see discipline for his actions from Thursday night’s game. and also called superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo the league’s “golden boy.”
Bucks recall Donte DiVincenzo from Wisconsin Herd (read here): The Bucks announced via social media Saturday afternoon that they had recalled rookie guard Donte DiVincenzo following his one-off stint with the Wisconsin Herd Friday night.
That’s it for today’s roundup, but we’ll be back to do it all again tomorrow.