Milwaukee Bucks Daily: Donte DiVincenzo making progress from injury

CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 28: (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)
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The latest Milwaukee Bucks Daily is here as Bucks rookie combo guard Donte DiVincenzo continues to make progress from the heel injury that has sidelined him from action over the last few weeks.

In today’s edition of Milwaukee Bucks Daily, we get an update on the progress Donte DiVincenzo is making from his heel injury, Wisconsin Herd guard Xavier Munford is named to Team USA’s training camp roster ahead of their final round of FIBA World Cup qualifyin,g and much more.

Having played a total of 18 minutes between outings with the Bucks and on assignment with the Herd since the turn of the calendar year, DiVincenzo’s recently been a mainstay on the team’s injury report with his heel bursitis. According to the piece by Matt Velazquez of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the rookie guard is targeting a return some time after the coming All-Star break.

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Notes: Ersan Ilyasova is out of his slump, Donte DiVincenzo out of his boot and Giannis has his hands full (read here): The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Matt Velazquez rounded up a bunch of notes surrounding the Bucks at the moment, which included an update on the progress Bucks rookie Donte DiVincenzo is making from his heel injury.

The Bucks Have a Perfect Second Option in Khris Middleton (read here): Jonathan Tjarks over at The Ringer wrote about how Khris Middleton has long stood as the perfect wingman alongside superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo, and how he looms large in any postseason success the Bucks wish to experience in the months to come.

The Best Team in the NBA Has a Human Yoga Mat (read here): Ben Cohen explored Brook Lopez‘s three-point shot profile and how he has emerged as the figurehead behind the Bucks’ ultra spaced out offense under head coach Mike Budenholzer for the Wall Street Journal.

Here’s the story behind that Sam Cassell ‘Big Balls’ dance ($) (read here): Jovan Buha of The Athletic talked with former Buck and current Los Angeles Clippers assistant coach Sam Cassell about the origin of his famous ‘Big Balls’ dance that came about during his time in Milwaukee.

13 NBA G League alums Confirmed for USAB World Cup Qualifying Team February Training Camp (read here): Team USA released their 13-man training camp roster ahead of their final round of qualifying for this year’s FIBA World Cup, which features Wisconsin Herd guard Xavier Munford.

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