Veteran guard Jeff Teague signed with the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday after the Orlando Magic waived him last week. The move reunites Teague with Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer, the two having worked together while with the Atlanta Hawks.
Wisconsin defensive coordinator Jim Leonhard says he has unfinished business at his alma mater and wouldn’t have felt right leaving after a pandemic-shortened season, even for an opportunity as tempting as his home state’s NFL team.
According to team officials, both Green and Gold package season ticket holders will receive their regular allotment of games this year since the Packers won’t be hosting an additional game this season.
Smart, who turns 44 on April 8, said he welcomed the opportunity to coach at a school where basketball was the main sport. He cited Marquette’s family atmosphere and the shared vision among the school’s hierarchy as other factors in his decision.
The highly touted recruit is ranked as the third best recruit in the state according to 247 Sports and 216th in the nation. At 6-foot-2 and 240 pounds nicknames “workout machine” and “man child” are being thrown around online.