Bucks’ Thanasis Antetokounmpo assigned to G League

ABS-CBN Sports on Nov 14, 2019 10:28 AM
Bucks’ Thanasis Antetokounmpo assigned to G League
Thanasis Antetokounmpo NBA file photo

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks have assigned Thanasis Antetokounmpo, the older brother of reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo, to the G League.

The Bucks announced Wednesday (Thursday, PHL time) that Atnteokounmpo and Dragan Bender have been assigned to the Wisconsin Herd.

Antetokounmpo, who signed a two-year, minimum contract with Milwaukee during the offseason, has appeared in one game for the Bucks this season, while Bender has yet to see any action for Milwaukee. Antetokounmpo had two points, two rebounds and one assist in six minutes in a 123-91 win at Orlando on Nov. 1 (Nov. 2, PHL time).

Bender started the first two games of the season for the Herd and averaged 19.0 points, 6.5 rebounds, 1.5 blocks, 1.0 assist and 1.0 steal in 29.9 minutes per game.

Both are expected to be in uniform for the Herd on Wednesday night (Thursday, PHL time).

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