Milwaukee Bucks Daily: Playoff Berth Finally Clinched

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The latest Milwaukee Bucks Daily is here as the Bucks officially booked their place in the Playoffs.

In this edition of the Milwaukee Bucks Daily, we look at the reactions to Milwaukee officially clinching a postseason berth, all the latest in the race for Rookie of the Year, and much more!

With a place in the playoffs now secured, the focus for the Bucks now shifts to trying to secure the best possible first round matchup. With two games remaining, the Bucks could still finish anywhere between fifth and eighth.

As the team looks to lock in its opponent, and beyond that progresses into the playoffs proper, check in with us every morning to keep your finger on the pulse. As we always do, let’s now take a closer look at anything you might have missed from us at Behind the Buck Pass yesterday, as well as a selection of the best Bucks pieces from around the web.

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Let’s get down to it:

Best of Behind The Buck Pass From 4/8/17

NBA Draft 2017 Prospect Watch: Jawun Evans (read here): Our draft coverage continued as Jordan Treske took a closer look at Oklahoma State’s Jawun Evans, a point guard who could interest the Bucks when it’s their turn to make their pick.

Milwaukee Bucks Game Preview: April 8 at Philadelphia 76ers (read here): Ti Windisch looked ahead to Saturday’s matchup with the Sixers, identifying his keys to victory for both teams and sharing our staff predictions.

Best of Bucks Across The Internet From 4/8/17

Bucks 90, 76ers 82: Milwaukee is playoff-bound (read here): Charles Gardner of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports from Philadelphia as the Bucks clinched a playoff spot, and the players and coach spoke of focus now shifting to maximizing playoff seeding.

Malcolm Brogdon tells Bucks to skip ROY promotion, give money to charity (read here): Although it surfaced on Twitter the day before, news of Malcolm Brogdon’s decision to forgo a Rookie of the Year campaign and instead make a donation to charity spread with articles such as this one from Arthur Weinstein of Sporting News.

Stein’s Rookie of the Year: Joel Embiid (read here): Marc Stein outlines his case for Joel Embiid to be Rookie of the Year, placing Malcolm Brogdon in second place and voicing the opinion that the Bucks rookie will likely pick up a lot of votes from those with ballots.

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