Milwaukee Bucks Daily: Giannis Antetokounmpo bullish on Greece’s World Cup chances

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The latest Milwaukee Bucks Daily is here as Giannis Antetokounmpo shares his belief in what the Greek national team can achieve.

In today’s edition of Milwaukee Bucks Daily, we hear Giannis Antetokounmpo’s appraisal of what Greece are capable of at the FIBA World Cup, catch up with details of all the opening day performances related to the Bucks, and much more.

It was a strong first day from a Bucks’ perspective, as all five players got playing time and their three respective teams prevailed with victories, and Ersan Ilyasova emerged as the unexpected star of the first batch of action..

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

Best of Behind the Buck Pass From 9/1/19

Milwaukee Bucks: Team USA breezes past Czech Republic, wins 88-67: Jordan Treske recapped USA Basketball’s opening win at the World Cup, with both Khris Middleton and Brook Lopez seeing their share of time on the floor.

Milwaukee Bucks: Giannis Antetokounmpo helps Greece to win over Montenegro: I rounded up the key details from Greece’s opener as they came away with a victory over Montenegro, and both Giannis Antetokounmpo and Thanasis Antetokounmpo had their share of higlights.

Milwaukee Bucks: Ersan Ilyasova leads Turkey to victory against Japan: I also reflected on Turkey’s first action of the 2019 FIBA World Cup as they came away with a comfortable win over Japan thanks to a star performance from Ersan Ilyasova.

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Giannis Antetokounmpo: We have no ceiling on this team: Speaking after his team’s win over Montenegro on Sunday, Giannis Antetokounmpo was adamant that the current Greek team has no limit as to what it can achieve, as detailed by EuroHoops.

Corner three could be Bucks’ new best friend: Brian Sampson of Forbes explored the role the corner three-pointer could end up playing in Milwaukee’s offense next season.

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