Milwaukee Bucks Daily: Miles Plumlee Trade Surprises Everybody

The latest Milwaukee Bucks Daily is here as the Bucks dealt Miles Plumlee and shed his $50 million contract in a deal with the Charlotte Hornets.

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 2/2/17

Milwaukee Bucks: Takeaways From Loss to Utah Jazz (read here): Reid Mueller looked back at the Bucks game against the Utah Jazz and shared some takeaways from the game.

Milwaukee Bucks: Grades From 104-88 Loss To Utah Jazz (read here): Ti Windisch went back through a sad game against the Jazz and graded each and every Buck, plus the Utah team, from the Wednesday night contest.

The Buck Stops Here Roundtable #9: Mid-Season Review (read here): Tim Wray put together our latest staff roundtable, including takes from Adam Coffman, John Heffernon, Rohan Katti, Travis Schlepp, and Jordan Treske.

Milwaukee Bucks: Player Power Rankings (Jan. 26-Feb. 1) (read here): Lukas Harkins ranked each and every member of the Bucks basked on how their last week went for the team, and more importantly for the individual players.

Milwaukee Bucks Trade Rumors: Miles Plumlee To Charlotte Hornets? (read here): Right as the news was breaking, Adam McGee put together the various rumors and reports about the Miles Plumlee trade with the Hornets.

Milwaukee Bucks Officially Trade Miles Plumlee for Spencer Hawes, Roy Hibbert (read here): Adam McGee added more details from more sources as the Bucks trade that would send Miles Plumlee to Charlotte became official.

Win In 6 Podcast #99: The Miles Plumlee Trade (read here): Adam McGee and Jordan Treske hopped on the mic for an emergency podcast detailing the Miles Plumlee trade the Bucks made. That leaves us just one episode away from number 100…

Milwaukee Bucks: Grades And Reactions For Miles Plumlee Trade (read here): And finally, to wrap up our trade coverage Adam McGee went through and graded the trade while adding some further analysis of the deal.

Best of Bucks Across The Internet From 2/2/17

Bucks trade Miles Plumlee for Hornets’ Spencer Hawes, Roy Hibbert (read here): The first story of the trade with the Hornets was dropped by Marc Stein and Brian Windhorst, and as such they’re listed first right here!

Bucks deal Miles Plumlee to Hornets, acquire Spencer Hawes and Roy Hibbert (read here): Charles Gardner of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has his own story from the trade, and as always it’s factual, and cuts straight to the point on why Plumlee was dealt.

NBA Trade Grades: Bucks Set To Deal Miles Plumlee For Roy Hibbert, Spencer Hawes (read here): Gerald Bourguet over at Hoops Habit graded the Bucks/Hornets trade. Like most people, Gerald likes what the Bucks did in the deal.

Grade the Trade: Bucks acquire Spencer Hawes, Roy Hibbert for Miles Plumlee (read here): James Herbert over at CBS Sports also graded the Plumlee trade, and like Gerald thought the Bucks did okay.

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

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