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A buzz is building about Milwaukee Bucks rookie Giannis Antetokounmpo.
Already he is being compared to Nicolas Batum Paul George and Kevin Durant.
Not bad for a skinny 18-year-old from Greece a player who is getting his first taste of NBA action during the current exhibition season.
But wait a second.
Coach Larry Drew is not ready to commit to putting the 6-foot-9 youngster into the playing rotation when the regular season begins next week.
The Bucks may want to be cautious when it comes to a player they value so highly.
"I think he's made the most of his minutes in the preseason" Drew said after a workout Tuesday at Attack Athletics on Chicago's west side. "Still there's a lot he has to learn.
"He has to learn the pace and the speed at this level. We're still trying to work with him from the language side of it making sure he understands our terminology. I can see at times he's still lost out there but that's going to be part of it...
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With a couple big guys hurt, Larry Drew might have the Bucks play some small ball.
This is not what Drew envisioned when he took the coaching job in Milwaukee. But the preseason has been a little painful for the Bucks, throwing a wrench into the already challenging project of installing new schemes to an overhauled roster.
''It's not easy,'' Drew said before...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Milwaukee Bucks point guard Brandon Knight will miss Wednesday's preseason game against the New York Knicks at the Resch Center in Green Bay due to a sore left hamstring.
With Milwaukee being careful with Knight, Bucks coach Larry Drew will start veteran Luke Ridnour at point guard.
"He was talking about it during training camp and at this stage we don...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- This time around, the Milwaukee Bucks sealed the deal.
Running out of time to get a win before the regular season begins, the Bucks built an 18-point lead Wednesday night only to watch the New York Knicks storm back to tie the game midway through the fourth quarter.
The Bucks, who folded in this very situation just 11 days ago against Charlotte, took the punch...
High flying slam dunks, gorgeous crossovers, a beautifully executed give and go - basketball is an art form. So, with that in mind, The Hoops Manifesto is putting an artistic twist on your run of the mill NBA team previews: our previews for all 30 NBA teams will take the form of a haiku. Next up: Milwaukee Bucks
The rookie has massive hands and can bust a move, huh? Zaza Pachulia was the teammate responsible for posting this on his Instagram.
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