Bucks’ Pat Connaughton Brings Crossover Aspirations to Basketball and Real Estate

NEW YORK CITY — When he was 17, Pat Connaughton did the unthinkable: he said “no” to the Yankees. The New York Yankees. And not just because he grew up in Arlington, Massachusetts, just outside of Boston, as a fan of the Red Sox. “They were going to draft me [in the second round of the 2011 Major League Baseball draft], and I was going to go there straight out of high school,” he tells CloseUp360 at a Starbucks in downtown NYC during a recent road trip with the Milwaukee Bucks. “But I passed that up because of my desire to do more than just baseball.” Despite his decision to… Read More