Milwaukee Bucks Daily: Bucks All-Stars take center stage in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, NC - FEBRUARY 17: (Photo by Juan Ocampo/NBAE via Getty Images)
CHARLOTTE, NC - FEBRUARY 17: (Photo by Juan Ocampo/NBAE via Getty Images) /

The latest Milwaukee Bucks Daily is here as Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton‘s play in Sunday night’s NBA All-Star Game stood out in Team Giannis’ loss to Team LeBron.

In today’s edition of Milwaukee Bucks Daily, Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton show out in Team Giannis’ loss to Team LeBron in this year’s All-Star Game, Thon Maker reflects on his exit from the Bucks, and much more.

Whatever expectations all Bucks fans had going into the night surely came away fulfilled thanks to seeing both Antetokounmpo and Middleton playing to the best of their abilities among the league’s elite in Sunday night’s All-Star Game, the loss notwithstanding.

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Best of Behind the Buck Pass From 2/17/19

Milwaukee Bucks: 3 things to watch for in the All-Star Game (read here): Before last night’s contest, Adam McGee previewed this year’s All-Star Game that capped off this year’s All-Star Weekend in Charlotte.

Milwaukee Bucks: Khris Middleton falls short in 3-point contest again (read here): Adam also touched on Khris Middleton’s disappointing showing in this year’s three-point contest during this year’s All-Star Saturday night.

Best of Bucks Around the Internet From 2/17/19

Team LeBron 178, Team Giannis 164: Early barrage of thrilling dunks wasn’t enough (read here): The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Matt Velazquez recapped last night’s All-Star Game and despite losing for the night, the contest featured fantastic performances from the Bucks’ pair of All-Stars in Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton.

From shooting through tree limbs to the All-Star Game, Khris Middleton has found his way (read here): Velazquez also wrote a profile on the long journey Middleton has taken from his humble beginnings before becoming a professional to now enjoying his first All-Star appearance this year.

No regrets as Maker eyes playoff clash against Bucks (read here): Kane Pitman talked with current Detroit Pistons big man Thon Maker about his exit from the Bucks a few weeks ago and his two-and-a-half years in Milwaukee for ESPN Australia & New Zealand.

Grading every player on Team LeBron and Team Giannis (read here): Kevin Pelton of ESPN handed out grades for each and every individual performance in Sunday night’s All-Star Game.

2019 NBA All-Star Game takeaways: Kevin Durant wins MVP as Draft Format Shines (read here): Andrew Sharp over at Sports Illustrated rounded up his takeaways for this year’s NBA All-Star Game, which spanned individual performances to other things that shined throughout the lead up to the league’s midseason classic.

Next. All-Star Weekend 2019: Recapping the NBA All-Star Celebrity game. dark

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