Many new faces might mean a lot of introductions when it comes to the Milwaukee Bucks, but for former UNC Basketball star John Henson, it can also mean a lot of opportunities in his second season in the NBA.
From an article by the Journal Sentinel, it says that the Bucks GM John Hammond hired a new head coach, in former Atlanta Hawks Larry Drew, a totally new coaching staff, along with bringing in eleven new players to Brew City. And he did this off a season where the franchise was in the playoffs. It could be said that that many players could be a big change over on a football team, imagine in basketball?
John Henson, which during the NBA Summer League was called a “man among boys”, will be playing on a Bucks team that might be the boys among men in the Eastern Central Division. The Indiana Pacers will be fine, the Chicago Bulls will have their point guard back, while both the Cleveland Cavaliers, who has former Tar Heel Tyler Zeller, and the Detroit Pistons have improved between last season and this one. While, for now at least, the Bucks need to learn each other’s names more than any play that first year coach will have for them.
For the 6’11″/220 lbs forward that used to call the Dean Dome home this could be a chance to put his print on this team that will be trying to find each other with a new man at the helm and many new faces on the court. He is being penciled in as the back up at the power forward position, which should give him plenty of minutes and chances to show what he can do at the next level.
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