Milwaukee Bucks Daily: Giannis Antetokounmpo’s media day jokes go viral

Milwaukee, WI - APRIL 27: (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)
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The latest Milwaukee Bucks Daily is here as Giannis Antetokounmpo‘s media day jokes broke out into the wider NBA news space.

In this latest edition of the Milwaukee Bucks Daily, we get the details and reactions from everything at Monday’s Bucks media day, including Giannis Antetokounmpo’s jokes.

With media day behind us, Tuesday marks the start of training camp for the Bucks, and now the focus shifts clearly toward the start of the season and the preseason opener which is now just six days away.

For all of the Bucks news, analysis and reaction you need in the final run-up to the season, stick with us at Behind the Buck Pass, and make sure to read this column every morning.

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

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Milwaukee Bucks: Media Day roundup 2017-18 season (read here): I rounded up the key quotes from all of those in attendance at Bucks media day on Monday in one convenient recap post of all the most important bits that you may have missed throughout the day.

Milwaukee Bucks: 49 years in 49 days – 1994-95 NBA season (read here): Ti Windisch’s 49 years in 49 days series arrives in 1994-95 when although the Bucks weren’t good, they at least had enough talent to leave a positive future in sight.

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Giannis Antetokounmpo’s corny jokes stole the show at Bucks media day (read here): Brad Rowland of Uproxx’s Dime Magazine rounded up Giannis’ various jokes from media day, as the Greek Freak continued what has become something of a media day tradition for him.

A history of Giannis Antetokounmpo telling dad jokes at NBA media day (read here): James Dator of SB Nation went a step further in exploring that tradition, by guiding us through Giannis’ history of media day jokes.

Keeping the band together gives Bucks lofty expectations (read here): Matt Velazquez of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel wrote about how the theme of continuity was dominant at media day, and how as a result the team will have to manage increased expectations in the coming season.

Milwaukee Bucks owners say they’re pleased with progress on new arena and related development (read here): James B Nelson of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel wrote about media day comments from the owners on the progress of their various construction and development projects, as well as recent reports of Bucks’ financial losses.

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