Milwaukee Bucks daily: Giannis Antetokounmpo attends brother’s game in Spain

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The latest Milwaukee Bucks Daily is here as Giannis Antetokounmpo took a trip to see his brother Thanasis play in Spain.

In this latest edition of the Milwaukee Bucks Daily, we look at what Giannis Antetokounmpo has been up to this week, the impact MVP chants can have on free throw shooting, and a young engineer with a notable role in the new arena project.

With the Draft Combine in Chicago taking place on Thursday and Friday, also be sure to stick with us over the next few days for details and reaction to the players who the Bucks are reported to have interviewed.

An easy way to do just that is to check in with this column every morning where we’ll recap the best of our own work from the previous day, as well as picking out some of the best stories from other outlets around the internet.

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Back to the present, let’s look at today’s Bucks stories:

Best of Behind The Buck Pass From 5/10/17

Milwaukee Bucks 2016-17 season review: Mirza Teletovic (read here): As our season reviews continue, Jordan Treske writes about mercurial Bosnian forward Mirza Teletovic, who struggled in his first season with the Bucks.

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Giannis supports Thanasis in Spain (read here): have the details on Giannis Antetokounmpo’s trip to Spain to see his brother, former Knick, Thanasis Antetokounmpo play for his current team, Andorra.

Ranking NBA playoff MVP candidates: LeBron, Kawhi or Curry on top [$] (read here): Kevin Pelton of ESPN looks at the play of the best players in the playoffs to date, ranking Giannis in 10th place overall after giving what he describes as a “taste of the future”.

Don’t chant MVP at your superstar if a playoff game is on the line (read here): Haley O’Shaughnessy of The Ringer writes about the impact of MVP chants on players during the playoffs, and notes how Giannis ranked last among those receiving chants, making only 1-4 to the sound of the crowd’s ultimate compliment.

24-year-old engineer adds $524 million Bucks arena to her impressive resume (read here): James B. Nelson of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel wrote about Ellen Becker, a 24-year-old engineer who has been given a significant role in the construction of the Bucks’ new arena.

Next: Win In 6 Podcast #123: Assessing the season’s point guard play

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