The latest Milwaukee Bucks Daily is here as the Bucks clinched their playoff berth with their comeback win over the Los Angeles Lakers Friday night at Staples Center.
In today’s edition of Milwaukee Bucks Daily, the Bucks clinched their spot in the playoffs with their comeback victory over the erratic Los Angeles Lakers, Milwaukee also made moves for both now and their long-term future with the reported addition of Pau Gasol and the contract extension with Eric Bledsoe, and much more.
With 20 games left to go in what’s left of their highly successful season, the Bucks became the first team to clinch a playoff spot in the NBA with their win over the Lakers, which also stood as their 10th straight victory on the road. It’s certainly a good time to be a Bucks fan, I’d say.
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Back to the present, let’s look at today’s Bucks stories.
Best of Behind the Buck Pass From 3/1/19
Milwaukee Bucks: Giannis Antetokounmpo‘s case for Defensive Player of the Year (read here): Leander Wallace compiled Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo’s case for taking home this year’s Defensive Player of the Year honors.
Milwaukee Bucks reportedly signing veteran center Pau Gasol (read here): Adam also picked up on the second biggest piece of Bucks news for the day regarding the Bucks’ agreement to bring in Pau Gasol after being bought out by the San Antonio Spurs.
Milwaukee Bucks agree to four-year, $70 million extension with Eric Bledsoe (read here): Lastly, Adam picked up on the biggest news of the day for the Bucks, that being the four-year contract extension the Bucks have agreed to in principle with guard Eric Bledsoe.
Best of Bucks Around the Internet From 3/1/19
Bucks 131, Lakers 120: Eric Bledsoe caps big day with big night as Milwaukee clinches playoff berth (read here): The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Matt Velazquez recapped the Bucks’ win over the Los Angeles Lakers Friday night.
Eric Bledsoe and the Bucks agree to a four-year, $70 million extension (read here): Velazquez also touched on the reported four-year, $70 million extension guard Eric Bledsoe agreed to with the Bucks early Friday evening.
Veteran center Pau Gasol to sign with Bucks after Spurs buyout, clearing waivers (read here): Velazquez also reported on the Bucks’ reported addition of Pau Gasol, who’s set to join the Bucks once he clears waivers following his buyout with the San Antonio Spurs.
Malcolm Brogdon:’People think if you’re black you can’t be both educated and a sportsman’ (read here): Donald McRae of The Guardian sat down with Bucks guard Malcolm Brogdon for a fantastic profile centered on race, as well as his personal history with racism throughout his life, playing alongside Giannis Antetokounmpo and his off the court ventures with Hoops2O.
What Eric Bledsoe’s new deal means for the Bucks ($) (read here): ESPN’s Bobby Marks broke down the various machinations regarding Bledsoe’s extension, where it leaves the Bucks with the looming questions regarding their pending free agents and so much more for ESPN+.
That’s it for today’s roundup, but we’ll be back to do it all again tomorrow.