Milwaukee Bucks Daily: Looking ahead to series with Boston Celtics

The latest Milwaukee Bucks Daily is here as we look ahead to what looms in the Bucks’ second round matchup against the Boston Celtics.

In today’s edition of Milwaukee Bucks Daily, we look ahead to the Bucks’ matchup with the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals, Giannis Antetokounmpo has been hard at work at improving his touch from the free throw line during this playoff run, and much more.

Although it’s still to be determined just when the series tips off as of this writing, the Bucks’ grudge match with the Celtics is certainly tantalizing for various reasons. We’ll just have to wait and see whether the Bucks can exact their revenge on a Boston team that struggled to play up to their vast potential throughout the season.

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

Best of Behind the Buck Pass From 4/23/19

Milwaukee Bucks: 3 takeaways from 127-104 Game 4 win over Detroit Pistons: I highlighted the three things that stood out the most in the Bucks’ series sweeping win over the Detroit Pistons from Monday night.

Milwaukee Bucks: Player grades from 127-104 Game 4 win over Detroit Pistons: Adam McGee handed out grades toward the Bucks’ individual performances, head coach Mike Budenholzer and what the Pistons had to offer in the Bucks’ Game 4 win.

Best of Bucks Around the Internet From 4/23/19

Bucks’ second playoff series against Celtics has plenty of storylines: Matt Velazquez of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel dug into the various storylines between the Bucks and their second round opponent, the Boston Celtics.

The Pistons put Giannis Antetokounmpo on the free throw line 20 times in Game 4 — and he delivered: Also of the Journal Sentinel, Lori Nickel touched on Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo’s free throw proficiency and how his practice habits, during between games and in the halftime break midway through Game 4, helped him find his scoring rhythm.

In rematch, Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Bucks and Kyrie Irving’s Celtics are both different beasts: Ben Golliver looked at how both the Bucks and the Celtics stand as far as their respective mindsets go entering their matchup in the Eastern Conference Semifinals for the Washington Post.

Opinion: Bucks have all the hallmarks of an NBA Finals team: Jeff Zillgitt over at USA Today opined on the many factors the Bucks have in their favor in the upcoming series against the Celtics and how it combines to fit the profile of a team that could potentially make the NBA Finals.

Bucks take big first step and now have more playoff demons to exorcise ($): The Athletic’s Eric Nehm wrote about the significance of the Bucks winning their first playoff series in 18 years and what they showed in their series against the Detroit Pistons and ahead of facing off against the Celtics.

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