Milwaukee Bucks Daily: Hall of Fame Snubs Continue For Bucks Legends

Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports
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The latest Milwaukee Bucks Daily is here as Bucks legends are snubbed again by the Hall of Fame.

In this edition of the Milwaukee Bucks Daily, we’ll look at the latest Bucks roster moves, another year of Hall of Fame snubs for franchise legends, further reaction to Friday’s overtime win and much more.

With the Atlanta Hawks falling to the Bulls on Saturday, the Bucks now hold the fifth spot in the East outright and are the in-form team throughout the Eastern Conference.

If you’re looking to stay on top of all the most important Bucks news in the run-up to the playoffs and eventually during the postseason itself, you’ve come to the right place. Every day we’ll round up anything you might have missed from us at Behind the Buck Pass on the previous day, as well as our picks from elsewhere across the internet.

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Let’s get down to it:

Best of Behind The Buck Pass From 4/1/17

Milwaukee Bucks Reportedly Signing Gary Payton II To Open Roster Spot (read here): I reacted to the report that the Bucks will sign Gary Payton II, providing background on his style of play, and previous connections with the Bucks that extend beyond his father.

Milwaukee Bucks Request Waivers On Terrence Jones (read here): I also looked back on Terrence Jones’ short spell with the Bucks, and the reasons that are now more apparent than ever for why he was signed in the first place.

Milwaukee Bucks: Takeaways From Win Over Detroit Pistons (read here): Ti Windisch looked back on Friday’s win over the Pistons and picked out his key takeaways from the overtime thriller.

Milwaukee Bucks: Grades From 108-105 Win Over Detroit Pistons (read here): I also reflected on the win over the Pistons, grading the Bucks individually, Jason Kidd and the Pistons.

Best of Bucks Across The Internet From 4/1/17

No HOF? Dandridge scored most points in NBA Finals in 1970s (read here): Curtis Harris of Pro Hoops History wrote a piece for ESPN on the criminally overlooked Bobby Dandridge and his continued absence from the Hall of Fame. Dandridge didn’t make the list of nominees this year, but former Bucks including Sidney Moncrief, Marques Johnson, Junior Bridgeman, Terry Cummings and Glenn Robinson were all nominated and failed to make the final cut.

Mentor to Maker: Bucks rookie soaks up knowledge (read here): Charles Gardner of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel writes about the impact Kevin Garnett‘s mentorship has had on Thon Maker, and how the rookie’s game, body and mentality is developing.

Gary Payton II to sign with Bucks; Terrence Jones waived (read here): Charles Gardner of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel also wrote about the Bucks’ decision to waive Jones, and was first to report the Bucks intent to sign Payton II.

Next: Win In 6 Podcast #108: Assessing Potential Playoff Matchups

That’s it for today’s roundup, but we’ll be back to do it all again tomorrow.