Milwaukee Bucks Daily: Giannis Antetokounmpo affirms desire to stay in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE, WI - APRIL 26: (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)
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The latest Milwaukee Bucks Daily is here as Giannis Antetokounmpo makes another affirmation of his desire to stay in Milwaukee.

In today’s edition of Milwaukee Bucks Daily, we hear about Giannis Antetokounmpo’s latest comments on his desire to remain with the Bucks, the latest on Thon Maker’s role in a controversial game for Australia, the Summer League roster, and more.

Antetokounmpo has remained very consistent on his desire to remain in Milwaukee long-term, and while that could of course change in the no future, there’s no question that the sentiment is reassuring to Bucks fans.

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

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Milwaukee Bucks: Thon Maker ejected after brawl in FIBA World Cup Qualifier (read here): I recapped the events of the brawl that made headlines from an Australia vs Philippines FIBA World Cup Qualifier, which included Thon Maker being ejected and left Matthew Dellavedova forced to restrain teammates on the bench.

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Giannis: “I would never leave for L.A.” (read here): Speaking to Colin Cowherd on The Herd, Giannis Antetokounmpo reaffirmed his commitment to the Bucks, his desire to finish what he started, and his disinterest in playing in L.A.

Thon Maker releases statement on Boomers wild brawl in the Philippines (read here): Fox Sports Australia shared the statement released by Bucks big man Thon Maker following his ejection as a part of the ugly scenes that marred a FIBA World Cup Qualifier.

Bucks announce 2018 Summer League roster (read here): Via the official website, the Bucks confirmed their Summer League roster, which will be coached by assistant coach Taylor Jenkins starting later this week in Las Vegas.

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