Milwaukee Bucks Daily: Oshkosh G-League team’s name to be announced next week

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The latest Milwaukee Bucks Daily is here as the name of the Oshkosh based G-League team will be unveiled next week.

In this latest edition of the Milwaukee Bucks Daily, we look ahead to the announcement of the G-League team name, continue to consider the important decisions lying ahead of the Bucks in the next few weeks, and more.

With things ramping up with the new G-League franchise in the next few weeks, a general manager needing to be hired, draft picks to be made, and free agent decisions soon after, this is an incredibly busy spell for the Bucks.

If you want to stay on top of all of that news throughout the next few weeks, an easy way to do it is to check in with this daily column. Every morning we recap our own work from the previous day, as well as highlighting our favorites from elsewhere online.

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

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NBA Draft 2017 Prospect Watch: Dennis Smith Jr. (read here): Steven Donovan profiles NC State’s Dennis Smith Jr., analyzing his strengths, weaknesses and how he’d hypothetically fit with the Bucks.

Milwaukee Bucks: GM search leaves franchise in uncertain territory (read here): Ti Windisch outlines the various ways in which the uncertainty created by the front office vacancy so close to the draft and free agency could impact the Bucks’ summer decisions.

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G-League team name announcement (read here): Announced on the Bucks’ official D-League (soon to be G-League) Twitter account on Friday, the name of their new Oshkosh-based team will be revealed next week. Click on the above link to sign up for the team to send it straight to your inbox.

30 teams in 30 days: Milwaukee Bucks offseason preview (read here): Jeff Siegel of The Step Back previews the Bucks’ offseason, laying out the various cap and personnel possibilities that face the franchise.

Next: Win In 6 Podcast #127: Front office talk, reviewing Bucks’ centers

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