Milwaukee Bucks Daily: Exploring Ersan Ilyasova’s recent woes

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 11: (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
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The latest Milwaukee Bucks Daily is here as Bucks head coach Mike Budenholzer shows confidence in veteran forward Ersan Ilyasova in the midst of his recent ineffectiveness.

In today’s edition of Milwaukee Bucks Daily, Bucks head coach Mike Budenholzer preaches confidence in Ersan Ilyasova despite his recent struggles, the Wisconsin Herd make yet another trade Sunday afternoon and much more.

Whether it’s been his scoreless slump that has extended to two weeks now or his defensive limitations increasingly coming to the fore, Ilyasova hasn’t quite been the same since returning back to action following his broken nose, even under his limited role.

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

Best of Behind the Buck Pass From 2/3/19

Milwaukee Bucks: 3 takeaways from 131-115 win over Washington Wizards (read here): I highlighted three things that stood out in the Bucks’ win over the Washington Wizards from Saturday night, which marked their third straight victory.

Milwaukee Bucks: Player grades from 131-115 win over Washington Wizards (read here): Adam McGee handed out grades toward the Bucks’ individual performances, head coach Mike Budenholzer and what the Wizards had to offer in the Bucks’ 38th win of the season.

Wisconsin Herd: Quick reactions from 111-98 loss to Maine Red Claws (read here): I also recapped the Wisconsin Herd’s loss to the Maine Red Claws from Saturday night, which brought an end to their four-game winning streak.

Best of Bucks Around the Internet From 2/3/19

Mike Budenholzer sticking with Ersan Ilyasova despite rough stretch (read here): The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Matt Velazquez looked at the pronounced struggles of veteran Bucks forward Ersan Ilyasova and got the insight of head coach Mike Budenholzer on why he’s confident he’ll shake free from his poor form soon.

Wisconsin Herd Acquire A.J. Hess From Canton Charge (read here): The Wisconsin Herd announced Sunday afternoon that they have acquired the returning rights to A.J. Hess from the Canton Charge in exchange for their 3rd round pick in the 2019 G League Draft.

Bucks: Trade value power rankings ahead of the deadline. dark. Next

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