Milwaukee Bucks Daily: International head-to-head for Bucks stars

ISTANBUL, TURKEY - AUGUST 13: (Photo by Orhan Akkanat/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - AUGUST 13: (Photo by Orhan Akkanat/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images) /

The latest Milwaukee Bucks Daily is here following an international head-to-head involving three Bucks.

In today’s edition of Milwaukee Bucks Daily, we learn of how things played out as the Antetokounmpos came head to head with Ersan Ilyasova on international duty, consider the value on the Bucks’ roster, and much more.

In a preview of what could prove to be a second round matchup at next month’s FIBA World Cup, Greece got the best of Turkey on Saturday in a game that included impressive showings from all three Bucks involved.

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Like you can each and every day, keep on coming around here to Behind the Buck Pass to get the latest coverage, analysis and various developments that relates to all three and the organization as a whole.

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

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Milwaukee Bucks: Antetokounmpos, Ilyasova in Acropolis action: Prior to their meeting on Saturday, I wrote about the separate games played by Turkey and Greece on Friday, and how the various Bucks fared in the opening of Acropolis Tournament.

Milwaukee Bucks: Khris Middleton sets tone in Team USA’s exhibition win over Spain: Jordan Treske rounded up the other international action from Friday, as Khris Middleton and Brook Lopez suited up for Team USA against Spain in Anaheim.

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Giannis, Printezis lead Greece to win against Turkey: Stefan Djordjevic of EuroHoops recapped the action from Saturday’s Greece win over Turkey, as Giannis Antetokounmpo and Thanasis Antetokounmpo prevailed against their Bucks teammate Ersan Ilyasova.

Value in the NBA: 2019-20 updates: Mitchell Maurer of Brew Hoop undertook his annual investigation of value in the NBA, and of course paid special attention to how the Bucks’ roster grades out in that regard.

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