Milwaukee Bucks Daily: Inside the Bucks’ coaching overhaul

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The latest Milwaukee Bucks Daily is here as we dig into how the vision of head coach Mike Budenholzer and his staff has unlocked the Bucks and superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo this season.

In today’s edition of Milwaukee Bucks Daily, Sports Illustrated’s Chris Ballard digs into just how transformative head coach Mike Budenholzer has been to the Bucks this season, we dig into the All-Defense consideration for Giannis Antetokounmpo, Eric Bledsoe, Brook Lopez and much more.

There’s no shortage of anecdotes, details and insights behind Ballard’s examination of the Bucks and how the 49-year-old Coach of the Year frontrunner is at the center of the rejuvenation the team has experienced this season. Basically, come for all the behind the scenes details, stay for the story of Budenholzer getting fired up before a game and diving for a loose ball in the locker room to motivate his squad.

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Best of Behind the Buck Pass From 4/3/19

Milwaukee Bucks: 4 players stepping up in the face of injury: I looked at four Bucks players that have pitched in and helped the team in light of the many injuries, big and small, that have hit the Bucks over the last few weeks.

Milwaukee Bucks: Sterling Brown is showing real promise: Dan Larsen dug into Sterling Brown‘s play since returning from injury a little over a week ago and why it feels different than the previous flashes he’s had in his burgeoning career.

Best of Bucks Around the Internet From 4/3/19

Unlocking Giannis Antetokounmpo: How the Bucks Turned The Greek Freak into the MVP: Sports Illustrated’s Chris Ballard wrote a fantastic profile on the arrival of head coach Mike Budenholzer, how he and his staff designed the team’s system, and how it’s helped unleash superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo even further, with the help of the consistent supporting cast.

‘Three prongs’ of Brook Lopez, Giannis Antetokounmpo and Eric Bledsoe providing Bucks with defensive prowess ($): Eric Nehm of The Athletic looked at the defensive stylings of Antetokounmpo, Eric Bledsoe and Brook Lopez and how each player deserves consideration for All-Defense on this year’s awards ballot.

Bucks skip scoreboard watching, focus only on their own health and improvement: Matt Velazquez touched on the Bucks’ mindset as they close out their season as well as their bid to lock down the best record in all of the NBA and provided other notes regarding the team for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Bucks could run more dribble handoffs from Giannis Antetokounmpo: Bryan Kalbrosky over at Hoops Hype explored the success the Bucks generate on dribble handoff plays created by Antetokounmpo and how they could look to utilize it even further.

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