Milwaukee Bucks Daily: John Hammond reportedly met with Orlando Magic

Mandatory Credit: Sam Caravana- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel via USA TODAY Sports
Mandatory Credit: Sam Caravana- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel via USA TODAY Sports /

The latest Milwaukee Bucks Daily is here as general manager John Hammond is said to have been interviewed with the Orlando Magic.

In this latest edition of the Milwaukee Bucks Daily, we look at the details of John Hammond’s interview with the Orlando Magic, an important Bucks PR hire, and the latest draft workouts in Milwaukee.

If you want to make sure you stay on top of all of the latest draft news surrounding the Bucks, and free agency rumors beyond that, be sure to check in with us at Behind the Buck Pass throughout the summer.

This column in particular should help, as every morning, we round up all of our own articles from the previous day, as well as the most important Bucks writing from elsewhere 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 5/22/17

Win In 6 Podcast #125: Assessing the season’s forward play (read here): Jordan Treske and I continued our series of reviewing the performances of the Bucks by going through the roster position by position, with the focus of this week’s podcast settling on the contributions of the team’s forwards.

NBA Draft 2017 Prospect Watch: Luke Kennard (read here): Lukas Harkins takes a closer look at the player he mocked to the Bucks in his recent mock draft, as he assesses the strengths and weaknesses of Duke guard Luke Kennard.

Milwaukee Bucks: Khris Middleton‘s shot selection is improving, but still not ideal (read here): Ti Windisch analyzed Khris Middleton’s shot selection and wrote about how there’s still plenty of room for improvement.

Best of Bucks Across The Internet From 5/22/17

Source: Magic to hire Jeff Weltman as president of basketball operations (read here): Brian Windhorst of ESPN reports that the Orlando Magic interviewed Bucks general manager John Hammond for their president of basketball operations position, which has since been awarded to Hammond’s former assistant GM in Milwaukee Jeff Weltman.

Barry Baum laces up for the Milwaukee Bucks (read here): PR Week reports that Barry Baum, formerly of the New Jersey/Brooklyn Nets has been hired as the Bucks’ senior vice president of communications.

Pair of college stars work out for Bucks (read here): Matt Velazquez of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports on the latest Bucks workout, as Kennedy Meeks and Frank Mason III were among those in attendance.

For the culture: 10 NBA teams that need course corrections in the offseason (read here): James Herbert of CBS Sports highlights 10 teams he feels need to make changes this summer, and includes the Bucks among them as a team that needs “more discipline” if they’re to make their current defensive scheme work.

Next: Win In 6 Podcast #125: Assessing the season’s forward play

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