Milwaukee Bucks Draft Former Badger Jon Leuer 40th Overall
Sunday, 26 June 2011 00:42 | Written by Zach Herring
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With the 40th overall pick of the 2011 NBA draft, the Milwaukee Bucks selected former Wisconsin Badgers star, Jon Leuer. Leuer recently worked out with the Bucks and told Tom Enlund of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel this about playing for Milwaukee:
Well, now Leuer and Badgers fans are all happy! This is a great “fan pick” for Milwaukee. Any time you bring in a player from Wisconsin, Marquette or any other state college, they will carry a nice-sized fanbase along with them.
Leuer is a great shooter for a seven-footer. Along with his high basketball IQ, Leuer will really be able to make an impact for the Bucks this season.
The Bucks selected Tobias Harris of Tennessee in the first round with the 19th pick. Let’s hope these two rookies can make quality contributions for the Bucks.