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Brew Hoop Podcast # 9: What Have Bucks Players Been Doing This Summer (Part Four)?

Our Summer roster series is now complete! If you need a refresher on our coverage, we have already:

  • Discussed the off-season efforts of both Brandon Jennings (Podcast # 4) and Ersan Ilyasova (Podcast # 3)
  • Provided updates on Andrew BogutKeyon DoolingStephen JacksonJon Brockman, and Jon Leuer (Podcast # 6).
  • Debated the relative importance of Luc Mbah a Moute, Shaun Livingston, and Larry Sanders (Podcast # 7).
  • Analyzed the potential implications of the off-season basketball activities of Andrew Bogut, Carlos Delfino, and Beno Udrih (Podcast # 8). 

In this episode, Frank Madden and Steve von Horn finish the roster tour with updates on first-round pick Tobias Harris and the polarizing off-season signing from last year, Drew Gooden. You can get a quick rundown of all the topics in episode nine, along with the audio links, after the jump.

In this episode, we speak on the following topics: 

  • The training habits and maturity of Tobias Harris--and how these may have affected his draft workout results and helped to determine his ultimate landing place with the Bucks. We also reference the pro-style workouts he's been doing since high school, an example of which you can see below:
  • Articulation of the Drew Gooden conundrum: is he actually a good player to have on the Bucks? Will he ever be worth the five year, $32 million mid-level exception contract he signed last summer? And is any play as representative of the brilliance / lunacy of Gooden than his penchant for throwing himself passes off the backboard? 
  • Some tongue-in-cheek speculation on Drew's recreational interests, where we ponder the eternal question: is it possible to have too many jetskis?


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*Note: The instrumental song used in the background is called "Fight Club," produced by The Beat Hero, available at, and downloaded pursuant to a non-exclusive usage license.