Today we start the sprint up to the 2013 NBA Draft and begin Pre-Draft Workouts at the Milwaukee Bucks Training Center. The Bucks have the 15th selection in the June 27th Draft, and brought in six prospects this morning for a workout. For complete coverage bookmark the newly launched Draft Central at Bucks.com.
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Features of 2013 Bucks Draft Central include interviews from the NBA Draft Combine with Seth Curry, Phil Pressey, Vander Blue and more yet to be released, photo and video recaps from the workouts, player bios and two integrated twitter streams. Join in the conversation by using the #BucksDraft hashtag and check up on the latest draft chatter from prospects and NBA insiders with the “Draft Prospects” tab.
The last time the Bucks had the 15th selection they selected Larry Sanders from Virginia Commonwealth University. Draft prognosticators have a wide range of options pegged for Milwaukee in 2013, so let’s take a look at a few of the Mock Drafts from across the web and who they predict our pick will be.
Glen Rice Jr. (G, Rio Grande Vipers) – ESPN
Mason Plumlee (F, Duke) – NBADraft.net
Sergey Karasev (F, Triumph Moscow) – Draft Express
C.J. McCollum (G, Lehigh) – CBS Sports
Jamaal Franklin (G, San Diego State) – Hoops World
Stay tuned for continuing coverage of the 2013 NBA Draft and don’t forget to tweet us your thoughts on the prospects using the #BucksDraft hashtag.
This week we wrap up our locker room clean out series with the Turkish Thunder, Ersan Ilyasova. Before Ers departs for the Euro Basket 2013 tournament, he signed a pair of his size 16 adiZero Ghost 2 shoes for one lucky Bucks fan.
Watch Atlanta Hawks big man Josh Smith talk about the shoes here and enter to win Ersan’s signed pair HERE
Maybe you weren’t as lucky as Bobby from Milwaukee to land John Henson’s shoes last week, but this week we give you another opportunity to win Bucks autographed gear.
Mike Dunleavy made a few lucky fans very happy on Fan Appreciation Night as he gave out pairs of shoes while exiting the BMOHBC. So for our giveaway Mike went another route and signed two of his practice worn adidas ClimaLite long sleeve t-shirts. Don’t fret, the shirts have been laundered.
Enter to win two of Mike Dunleavy’s long sleeve practice t-shirts.
Watch a short video message from Mike and enter to win the autographed gear HERE. Good luck! Stay tuned for another giveaway next week as well.
Its time to giveaway another set of player shoes, and this week your can get your hands on J.J. Redick’s autographed Nike Air Max Hyperaggressor kicks. JJ is a big fan of this shoe and keeps a supply of them on hand for his summer workouts.
Click the photo above to enter to win!
Enter to win the size 13.5 kicks and watch a special message from J.J. himself HERE. We’ll have yet another giveaway next week too so stay tuned!
Go Bucks Go!
This week as players are emptying out their lockers and heading for a summer break, Bucks.com talked with them to capture their thank yous and have them sign some exclusive gear for you, the fans!
First up, rookie John Henson. Click HERE to watch John Henson’s Video and enter to win!
One lucky winner will walk away with John Henson’s Kobe 8 “Year of the Snake” Edition shoes. They are a size 15, but you don’t have to wear these as John was nice enough to sign them for you too! The lucky winner will also take home a signed Bucks hat from the rookie.
Enter to win John Henson’s Kobe 8 “Year Of The Snake” Edition shoes.
You can enter to win now through Friday evening at midnight. We’ll have another contest next week featuring another player with more gear from their locker, so stay tuned!
Go Bucks Go!