Milwaukee Bucks Daily: Giannis Antetokounmpo sets his sights on defeating Team USA

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The latest Milwaukee Bucks Daily is here as Giannis Antetokounmpo is making a host of bold statements back home in Greece.

In this latest edition of the Milwaukee Bucks Daily, we’ll look at all the latest soundbites from Giannis Antetokounmpo’s current trip back home to Greece, D.J. Wilson‘s draft night experience and more.

With reactions and fallout to the draft still coming in, the NBA summer continues to move along. The league’s awards show will finally take place on Monday, while free agency is now only a matter of days away, and it’s less than two weeks to Summer League basketball.

To make sure you stay on top of all of the Bucks news from all of those various events, stick with us at Behind the Buck Pass and check in with this column on a daily basis.

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

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Milwaukee Bucks: Welcome to salary cap hell, Milwaukee (read here): Ti Windisch looks at the Bucks’ increasingly nightmarish cap situation, and how it’s already restricting Milwaukee.

NBA Free Agency 2017 Player Profile: Ray Felton (read here): Ti Windisch also continued to profile potential free agent signings who may fit into Milwaukee’s limited budget, this time looking at veteran point guard Raymond Felton.

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Giannis: “I want to beat Team USA with my brothers” (read here): Antonis Stroggylakis of EuroHoops reported from the latest Antetokounbros event in Athens, Greece on Sunday, where Giannis told the crowd he wants to lead the next Greek team that manages to beat Team USA.

Giannis: “I want to be the best ever to play this game” (read here): Aris Barkas of EuroHoops wrote about a wide-ranging interview with Giannis and his brother Thanasis at the Onassis Cultural Centre, where the Greek Freak re-affirmed his desire to be the greatest player ever.

During draft, D.J. Wilson fought nerves in Sacramento hotel. Then “we went bonkers” (read here): Joe Davidson of the Sacramento Bee reported from the hotel suite where D.J. Wilson watched the draft unfold with family and friends on Thursday night.

Vin Baker reinventing himself as summer camp director (read here): ESPN’s Darren Rovell wrote about former Bucks star Vin Baker’s road to redemption and his involvement in a basketball summer camp in Massachusetts.

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