Bucks' Connaughton guest teaches classes at Notre Dame during COVID-19 pandemic

Posted at 10:59 PM, Apr 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-13 23:59:34-04

"Not too shabby. Looks warmer than it is though, I've learned that the hard way!" Pat Connaughton says about his downtown Milwaukee apartment view, with a laugh.

For now, Pat Connaughton hangs out in his Milwaukee apartment. And works out. As the Slam Dunk Championship seems like 13 years ago.

"The dunk contest, Paris. We've done so many things this year yet they feel so long ago," Pat Connaughton says.

Connaughton gets asked from fans if the Bucks could be losing out, on a realistic shot at a championship.

TMJ4 News Main Sports Anchor Lance Allan asks how do you prepare for at least at this point, a date that seems unknown?

"We want the season to be back. We're optimistic it will be back. And we're optimistic that we'll be able to finish that goal that we set out for. It wasn't one of those things that it was this year or nothing. We're confident that, if unfortunately we we're able to complete the season? We'd pick up right where we left off next year, even better," Pat Connaughton says.

But he's occupied the time guest teaching classes at Notre Dame, and his old high school.

"For the Notre Dame class, it was about being an entrepreneur and the so-called side hustle, because I'm into real estate. And with the high school kids it was about using this time wisely," Connaughton says.

And joining with his teammates on the Bucks emergency relief fun to assist part time arena workers.

"Giannis and Khris led the way, but we got everybody to give something. We had 100 percent participation. We want to give back to the community that kind of supports us, and doesn't kind of support us, really supports us but doesn't just support us but helps us put those things on," Connaughton says.

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