Milwaukee Bucks Daily: Continued reaction to Eric Bledsoe’s extension

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The latest Milwaukee Bucks Daily is here as reactions continue to roll in following Eric Bledsoe‘s contract extension.

In today’s edition of Milwaukee Bucks Daily, we catch up with many of the reactions and articles about the Bucks’ decision to extend Eric Bledsoe, get the latest details on Giannis Antetokounmpo‘s hotly anticipated signature shoe, and much more.

Bledsoe celebrated his new deal with a starring performance in Los Angeles on Friday night, but unfortunately back soreness kept him out of the Bucks’ hard-fought Saturday defeat in Salt Lake City.

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

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

Milwaukee Bucks: 3 things to watch for on the road against Utah Jazz (read here): Prior to Saturday’s game, I looked ahead to the action with the Jazz, and highlighted three of the leading talking points going into the matchup.

Milwaukee Bucks: 3 takeaways from 131-120 win over Los Angeles Lakers (read here): Robby Cowles reflected on Friday’s win at Staples Center, sharing his key takeaways from the victory over the Lakers.

Milwaukee Bucks: Player grades from 131-120 win over Los Angeles Lakers (read here): I also wrote about that Milwaukee win in Los Angeles, grading the Bucks’ individual efforts from that game.

Wisconsin Herd: Quick reactions from 101-99 win over Fort Wayne Mad Ants (read here): Jordan Treske recapped the Herd’s Friday night win as they finally managed to pull through a close game to secure a win.

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

Eric Bledsoe, a perfect symbol of the Bucks’ turnaround, nets $70 million extension (read here): Ben Golliver of the Washington Post wrote about Eric Bledsoe’s four-year extension, and the at least symbolic significance of its timing following his heroics in Sacramento on Wednesday.

Eric Bledsoe, Bucks’ supporting cast continue to shine for the East’s top seed (read here): Michael Shapiro of Sports Illustrated also wrote about the Bledsoe deal, along with the contributions of the rest of Milwaukee’s role players to Friday’s win against the Lakers, and their overall efforts this season.

Grades: Bucks give Eric Bledsoe four-year extension in prime of his career (read here): Sports Illustrated’s Rohan Nadkarni examined the Bucks’ decision to extend Bledsoe, before dishing out a grade for the deal.

Giannis Antetokounmpo’s signature Nike shoe rumored to release this summer (read here): Victor Deng of Sole Collector rounded up the latest rumors surrounding Giannis Antetokounmpo’s first signature shoe, which may be set to debut as early as June.

Jazz 115, Bucks 111: Utah takes advantage of Milwaukee having its guards down (read here): Matt Velazquez of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel recapped the action from the Bucks’ tough defeat to the Utah Jazz on Saturday night.

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