'New chapter': Pinnacle High grad Nico Mannion playing for Milwaukee Bucks in NBA Summer League

Jul 09, 2023 751

BY: Duane Rankin

Nico Mannion punched a higher floor on that one. Seeing an open lane, Mannion exploded by the defender, took off and finished two hands over the top Friday night at Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas. Welcome back to the NBA. “I was little surprised, too, when I see that much space in the paint,” he said.

“It’s surprising to me. Being over in Europe the past two years, no defensive three seconds, I haven’t seen the paint open like that for a while. Just saw the paint open. Just went with my instincts.” Mannion is playing for the Milwaukee Bucks in the 2023 NBA Summer League after having last played in the NBA his rookie year with the Golden State Warriors in 2020-21.

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SOURCE: https://www.azcentral.com

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