Milwaukee Bucks Daily: Antetokounmpos join up with Greek national team

ATHENS, GREECE - APRIL 19: (Photo by Panagiotis Moschandreou/EB via Getty Images)
ATHENS, GREECE - APRIL 19: (Photo by Panagiotis Moschandreou/EB via Getty Images) /

The latest Milwaukee Bucks Daily is here as Giannis Antetokounmpo and Thanasis Antetokounmpo begin their World Cup preparations with the Greek national team.

In today’s edition of Milwaukee Bucks Daily, we hear Giannis Antetokounmpo’s thoughts upon joining up with the Greek national team, consider the Bucks’ offseason moves, and more.

Greece will play their first game at the FIBA World Cup on September 1, with both Giannis and Thanasis likely to be in action as two of the Bucks’ representatives on the international stage.

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

Best of Behind the Buck Pass From 8/1/19

Milwaukee Bucks: Grading their 2019 offseason: Dan Larsen took a closer look at all of Milwaukee’s offseason transactions, and ultimately dished out his grade for the Bucks’ summer business.

Milwaukee Bucks: Thanasis Antetokounmpo’s energy fits within bench mob: Jordan Treske examined how Thanasis Antetokounmpo’s high intensity play and infectious energy should make him a natural fit as a part of the Bucks’ second unit.

Milwaukee Bucks: The need for internal development: Lastly, I wrote about the need for the Bucks to improve and develop their own players, and the importance that could take on in both the short and long term.

Best of Bucks Around the Internet From 8/1/19

Giannis Antetokounmpo: It’s an amazing feeling to represent my country again: Stefan Djordjevic of EuroHoops relayed Giannis Antetokounmpo’s quotes as the Greek National Team gathered to begin their preparations for the World Cup, where he’ll be joined by his brothers Kostas Antetokounmpo and the recently signed Buck, Thanasis.

Offseason review: Bucks get creative after its second round steal gets expensive: James Herbert of CBS Sports reflected on the Bucks’ offseason and offered up his thoughts on the team in looking ahead to the new campaign.

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