Milwaukee Bucks’ Brandon Jennings Looks Like the Real Deal

November 14th, 2009 by Mark Strotman Leave a reply »
Before rookie Brandon Jennings was making headlines for the Milwaukee Bucks, he was making negative ones for himself leading up to the beginning of the 2009-10 NBA season. 

Known by just about everyone because of his decision to skip college ball and play in Europe, Jennings had question marks all around him.

His upside was immense and GM’s knew that Jennings had the potential to be a franchise-changing player, unlike the majority of the players in last year’s draft class.

However, they also knew his downside was investing money into a cancerous teammate who would repeat his lackluster performance in Rome.

Before Jennings could even step on the court he was back at it, firing his mouth away about then-teammate Ramon Sessions and Luke Ridnour. 

On a radio show with rapper Joe Budden, he mentioned being upset with the Knicks passing on him and deeming himself the starter over Ridnour. 

He also made headlines by calling out Ricky Rubio, saying he was “overrated” and not as good as Jennings after a workout with the Kings.

Bucks’ general manager John Hammond decided that the upside of Jenni ...

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