Milwaukee Bucks Daily: Thon Maker’s airplane good deed

MILWAUKEE, WI - APRIL 27: (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)
MILWAUKEE, WI - APRIL 27: (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images) /

The latest Milwaukee Bucks Daily is here as Thon Maker makes the headlines for a good deed on a recent flight.

In this latest edition of the Milwaukee Bucks Daily, we check in with a positive story about Thon Maker, O.J. Mayo‘s hopes for a Bucks return, and more.

Meanwhile, a whole host of Bucks have been working out together in California according to the players’ social media accounts, as preparations continue to ramp up for the new season.

In order to make sure you don’t miss any Bucks news between now and the big tip-off, stick with us at Behind the Buck Pass, and check in with this column every morning.

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

Best of Behind The Buck Pass From 8/21/17

Milwaukee Bucks: Michael Beasley didn’t want to re-sign (read here): I round up the details from an interview Michael Beasley gave to the New York Post where he revealed he didn’t want to re-sign in Milwaukee this summer.

Milwaukee Bucks: What is Giannis Antetokounmpo‘s injury? (read here): Ben Sewell outlines exactly what right anterior knee pain means, and how Giannis can overcome the injury that will keep him out of EuroBasket.

Wisconsin Herd: Who will the Herd pick in the G League expansion draft (read here): Ti Windisch takes a look at some of the players who the Herd could select in Wednesday’s G League expansion draft.

Best of Bucks Across The Internet From 8/21/17

Tall Bucks player Thon Maker does nice thing on crowded United flight (read here): Jimmy Carlton of OnMilwaukee has the details of Thon Maker’s willingness to voluntarily give up his seat for a cramped economy spot in order to get a recent flight he was on moving.

O.J. Mayo, banned and forgotten, fights to save his NBA career (read here): Ben Golliver of Sports Illustrated caught up with O.J. Mayo for a wide-ranging interview on his first year of suspension, his road back to the NBA, and his desire to return with the Bucks when his suspension is lifted next summer.

Nylon Calculus: Khris Middleton thriving with help of Giannis Antetokounmpo (read here): Nick Sciria of Nylon Calculus looks at how growing chemistry between Middleton and Giannis benefited the Bucks last season.

Next: Win In 6 Podcast #142: Farewell Michael Beasley, schedule release

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