The Milwaukee Bucks kicked off their 47th NBA season with the official start of training camp this morning. The Bucks are holding a pair of workouts both today and tomorrow.
Following a league-worst fifteen wins last season, the Bucks landed the second pick in the NBA Draft lottery and selected Duke’s Jabari Parker. Now, while not throwing everything on his shoulders, Parker is the start of a rebuilding project. He’s joined by another 19-year-old, Giannis Antetokounmpo as the cornerstones of the franchise.
Antetokounmpo arrives to training camp with a year of experience under his belt. Parker is still acclimating himself to the fact that he’ll no longer live the college life. Instead, he’ll try to take on a full 82 game NBA season.
The fans expect Parker to change the fortunes of the franchise. The Bucks rookie said he looks forward to training camp, but to avoid the pressures of the job, he plans to concentrate on being a team player and doing his job as a rookie. [Read more...]