Bucks send Giannis’ older brother to G League

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

The Bucks announced Wednesday that Antetokounmpo 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. He had two points, two rebounds and one assist in six minutes in a 123-91 win at Orlando on Nov. 1

Bender has yet to see any action for Milwaukee. He 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.

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