Milwaukee Bucks Daily: Giannis Antetokounmpo talks personal ambitions

The latest Milwaukee Bucks Daily is here as Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo talks about his personal ambitions and discloses where he rates himself next to his superstar peers.

In today’s edition of Milwaukee Bucks Daily, Giannis Antetokounmpo rates himself compared to other superstars around the league, Brook Lopez approves of his ‘Splash Mountain’ nickname and much more.

Staying true to his hungry and driven nature, Antetokounmpo is far from viewing himself as better than his superstar peers as he feels he can always get better with each passing year and have something to chase towards rather than feeling content with where he’s at in his development as a player.

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

Best of Behind the Buck Pass From 11/13/18

Milwaukee Bucks: Brook Lopez sets out the template for Thon Maker to follow (read here): Making his BTBP debut, Dominique Baguna wrote on the archetype Brook Lopez can be for Thon Maker’s individual development due to what we’re seeing from the veteran big man this early into the season.

Milwaukee Bucks Roundtable: Early season reactions and predictions (read here): Led by Ben Rauman, various members of the BTBP staff gathered for a roundtable focusing on the Bucks’ hot start, which aspects of their play seems the most sustainable, where they rank in the East in light of the ever-changing landscape and a whole lot more.

Best of Bucks Around the Internet From 11/13/18

Giannis says don’t put him with K.D. and LeBron just yet: ‘I want to feel like I always have somebody to chase’ (read here): In a sitdown with Yahoo Sports’ Chris Haynes, Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo talks about his personal ambitions, where he rates himself among the best in the league and his goals for this season.

‘Splash Mountain’ Brook Lopez is Milwaukee’s latest attraction (read here): Matt Velazquez of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel talked with Brook Lopez about his ‘Splash Mountain’ nickname, the impact he’s had in reinventing himself as a premier three-point threat at the center position as well as other notes surrounding the team.

The Key to Malcolm Brogdon’s Unassuming Success? Keeping It Simple (read here): Bucks combo guard Malcolm Brogdon talked with Sports Illustrated’s Emily Caron about the season so far, the rigors he endured following his injury last season and how the arrival of head coach Mike Budenholzer has transformed the team in very clear, simplistic ways.

Yes, Ersan had drawn more offensive fouls than anyone in the past 10 years (and he does other things, too) (read here): Alex Boeder over at touched on the skills veteran forward Ersan Ilyasova isn’t all that renowned for as well as the impact he’s had so far in his third stint with the Bucks in his career.

Bucks assign Christian Wood to the Wisconsin Herd (read here): The Bucks announced Tuesday afternoon via social media that they have assigned forward-center Christian Wood to the Wisconsin Herd in advance of their tilt against the Fort Wayne Mad Ants Wednesday night.

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