Milwaukee Bucks Daily: Pat Connaughton named to USA Basketball Select Team roster

The latest Milwaukee Bucks Daily is here as it was announced Thursday afternoon that Bucks wing Pat Connaughton has been named to USA Basketball’s Select Team roster for their training camp next month.

In today’s edition of Milwaukee Bucks Daily, Pat Connaughton joins the USA Select Team roster ahead of their training camp opening up next month, we round up reactions to the Bucks’ reported addition of Dragan Bender and much more.

Connaughton is among the 13-man Select Team roster that will train as well as scrimmage with the main squad next month in Las Vegas as they prepare for this year’s FIBA World Cup in China. Of course, Connaughton will join his Bucks teammates in Brook Lopez and Khris Middleton for the national team’s camp as well.

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

Best of Behind the Buck Pass From 7/25/19

Milwaukee Bucks: Can new pair of two-way players provide spot NBA minutes?: I explored the possibility of whether the Bucks’ new pair of two-way players, Frank Mason III and Cam Reynolds, can supply NBA minutes at times throughout the 2019-20 season.

Milwaukee Bucks Rumors: Dragan Bender to sign on two-year deal: Adam McGee picked up on the big Bucks news of the day regarding the reported addition of fourth-year forward-big man Dragan Bender Thursday morning.

Milwaukee Bucks should target Trey Burke for point guard depth: Dan Larsen offered up his opinion on why journeyman guard and current free agent Trey Burke would make for an interesting fit for the final roster spot, considering the Bucks’ point guard depth needs (FYI: this was written before the Bucks added Croatian forward Dragan Bender, and prior to Burke’s reported agreement with the 76ers).

Best of Bucks Around the Internet From 7/25/19

Six Players Added to USA Basketball Men’s National Team World Cup Training Camp Roster: USA Basketball announced Thursday afternoon their additions to their upcoming training camp as well as their select team roster, which includes Bucks wing Pat Connaughton.

Milwaukee Bucks round out their roster by adding 21-year-old big man Dragan Bender: The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Matt Velazquez reported on the Bucks’ addition of Croatian forward/big man Dragan Bender.

Bucks Sign Kyle Korver: Nearly a week after it was first reported, the Bucks announced the addition of veteran sharpshooter Kyle Korver Thursday afternoon.

Next: Bucks: Is Sterling Brown ready for a larger role?

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

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