September 1, 2014

Bucks announce 2014 Summer League roster

The Milwaukee Bucks announced their 2014 NBA Summer League roster on Thursday.  They’ll open Summer League action in Las Vegas a

Ben Brust

Ben Brust

week from today against Cleveland.

Current Bucks players, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Nate Wolters and Chris Wright will lead this year’s squad that is headlined by the second-overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, Jabari Parker.

One of Milwaukee’s second-round picks in this year’s draft, Johnny O’Bryant (38th overall) will also be on the team, along with former Badgers Ben Brust and Jordan Taylor.

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Next Friday’s Summer League opening matchup against Cleveland will feature a matchup of the top two picks in the draft, Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker.

The Bucks will continue their opening round with games against Phoenix on Sunday, July 13th and Utah on Monday, July 14th.  Following the opening three games, the participating teams will be seeded for the single-elimination tournament that will culminate in a championship game on July 21.  A consolation round will be held for teams failing to advance, ensuring that each team is guaranteed to play as least five games.

The Bucks will hold three days of practice, July 8, 9 and 10 before taking off for Las Vegas.