Milwaukee Bucks Daily: Bucks awards drought could come to an end

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The latest Milwaukee Bucks Daily is here as the franchise’s awards drought could be nearing an end.

In this latest edition of the Milwaukee Bucks Daily, we react to the news of Milwaukee’s awards finalists, round up the latest in terms of draft workouts and mock drafts, and much more.

With draft profiles set to resume here on Behind the Buck Pass and every player who works out for the team being documented on site, make sure you stick with us for all of the most detailed analysis of the Bucks’ draft options.

One of the easiest ways to catch all of that and more is to check in with this column on site every single morning, where we round up all of our work from the previous day as well as our favorite Bucks pieces from elsewhere online too.

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

Best of Behind The Buck Pass From 5/19/17

Milwaukee Bucks: Giannis Antetokounmpo. Malcolm Brogdon listed as awards finalists (read here): I reacted to the news of Giannis Antetokounmpo’s place as a finalist for Most Improved Player, and Malcolm Brogdon being a finalist for Rookie of the Year, and broke down the basic information on their competitors.

Milwaukee Bucks Pre-Draft Workouts: Senior-heavy group visits Milwaukee (read here): I ran through the prospects in attendance at Thursday’s Bucks workout, and offered some further background on who they are.

Milwaukee Bucks: Mike Conley almost became a Buck in 2009 (read here): I also detailed the story of how Mike Conley almost became a Buck, as told by Zach Lowe and the player himself on the latest episode of the Lowe Post podcast.

Milwaukee Bucks: Prospect quotes show Bucks stock is rising (read here): Ti Windisch looked at how Milwaukee’s point guard corps gave them less scoring throughout the regular season than any other team who made the playoffs.

Best of Bucks Across The Internet From 5/19/17

NBA awards finalists unveiled (read here): After all of the awards finalists were announced live on TNT, posted a full list of those involved, including Giannis and Brogdon.

Mock Draft survey (read here): Alex Boeder of rounds up which players are being mocked to the Bucks by a number of the major draft boards from around the internet, with Harry Giles currently the most popular selection.

2016-17 season in review: John Henson (read here): continued their season in review series with a mixtape of John Henson’s best moments and an infographic filled with stats.

Next: Win In 6 Podcast #124: Assessing the season's shooting guard play

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