Milwaukee Bucks Daily: Giannis Named East’s Player of the Week

The latest Milwaukee Bucks Daily is here as Giannis Antetokounmpo is named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week.

Welcome back to Milwaukee Bucks Daily.

If this is your first time joining us for the daily roundup, the idea of this piece is generally to help keep you up to date on the best of all the latest Bucks news on a day-to-day basis.

This column acts as a means to recap what you might have missed from us at Behind The Buck Pass on the previous day, but also more importantly to share with you some of the work from around the internet that is worth your attention as a Bucks fan.

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Let’s get down to it:

Best of Behind The Buck Pass From 12/5/16

Milwaukee Bucks Player of the Week (Nov. 27 – Dec. 3) (read here): John Heffernon returns with his roundup of the Milwaukee Bucks’ action from the past seven days, and his pick for player of the week.

Win In 6 Podcast #89: Point Guards Fitting In And Giannis Hype (read here): This week’s Win In 6 Podcast arrives as Jordan Treske and I discussed how Matthew Dellavedova and Malcolm Brogdon have given the Bucks what they needed, and the continued buzz surrounding Giannis.

Milwaukee Bucks Game Preview: Dec. 5 vs. San Antonio Spurs (read here): Ti Windisch looked ahead to Monday’s game, highlighting his major keys for both teams and sharing our staff predictions.

Best of Bucks Across The Internet From 12/5/16

Giannis Antetokounmpo named NBA’s Eastern Conference Player of the Week (read here): After averaging 24.3 points, 10.0 rebounds, 6.3 assists, 3.7 steals and 3.0 blocks for the past seven days, Giannis was deservedly named the East’s Player of the Week.

Bucks using ‘tall ball’ to counter league-wide trend of going small (read here): The Vertical’s Michael Lee looks at how Milwaukee’s long-armed squad are bucking some of the trends that are prevailing around the NBA.

Spurs 97, Bucks 96: San Antonio makes great escape (read here): Charles Gardner of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel recaps the action and gathers the reactions from a heartbreaking loss to the Spurs on Monday night.

Pre-game report: Spurs’ Popovich says Giannis ‘not just an athlete anymore’ (read here): Charles Gardner of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel also reports some quotes from Greg Popovich on Giannis’ emergence as a star caliber player.

Bucks ‘entertainment block’ wins plan commission approval (read here): Rich Kirchen has the details as the Bucks entertainment block gets the go-ahead from the Milwaukee City Plan Commission.

That’s it for today’s roundup but check back in tomorrow when we’ll do it all again.

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