ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- It can be a tedious process, but the Milwaukee Bucks are slowly learning Larry Drew's defense, a system entirely different to almost every one of them.
The majority of Milwaukee's first week of training camp has been focused on installing the defense, and Drew feels things are coming along as expected for only having four days of practice.
"I thought guys did a good job really focusing on everything we put it," Drew said. "It's been a whole lot of teaching going on. They have their playbooks, and they are starting to pick it up. I think we're in a good place after a week of practice."
Drew spent the end of Friday's practice going over different parts of the defense, covering things like pick-and-roll coverages and defending screens. The terminology is new in the defense and has numerous different calls, as colors and numbers are used to call out different things. The goal is to have each of the five players on the court...