Bucks Podcast: Brook's back surgery, Donte news and Wesley Matthews returns

·1 min read
Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) splits Charlotte Hornets forward Miles Bridges (0) and forward Gordon Hayward (20) to score during the first half of their game Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wis.
Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) splits Charlotte Hornets forward Miles Bridges (0) and forward Gordon Hayward (20) to score during the first half of their game Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wis.

The Bucks continue on a steady path, but they know now that big man Brook Lopez is out for an extended period of time after back surgery. Host JR Radcliffe and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel writer Jim Owczarski discuss the fallout, plus a balky calf for Giannis, the return of Wesley Matthews and Donte DiVincenzo getting one step closer to basketball activity. Plus, One Quick Buck looks at another random Buck from years past and What's Making Jim Mad.

More: P.J. Tucker speaks from the heart on his return to Fiserv Forum: 'I’ll love the people of Milwaukee forever.'

More: Alex Antetokounmpo is forging own path in basketball: 'I’m me and I’m OK with who I am'

More: Milwaukee Bucks dedicate interview room to former broadcaster Jim Paschke

Download the mp3 file here, listen to the stream here or below, or subscribe to it in the Spotify, Apple Podcasts or Stitcher stores.

Music intro produced by Olivia Reiner and voiced by Michelle Rutkowski. Music during segments from SoundCloud, "Pursuit Music Logo."

JR Radcliffe can be reached at (262) 361-9141 or jradcliffe@gannett.com. Follow him on Twitter at @JRRadcliffe.

Our subscribers make this reporting possible. Please consider supporting local journalism by subscribing to the Journal Sentinel at jsonline.com/deal.

DOWNLOAD THE APP: Get the latest news, sports and more

This article originally appeared on Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Bucks Podcast; Brook Lopez surgery, Wesley Matthews returns