Bucks concerned for status of Thon Maker after travel ban enacted
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Milwaukee Bucks rookie center Thon Maker made his second career start in Saturday's 112-108 overtime loss to the Boston Celtics. But teammates and friends may have been more focused on how Maker might be affected by President Donald Trump's temporary ban on the entry of non-American citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries. Maker was born in Wau, Sudan, which became part of an independent South Sudan in 2011. Sudan is one of the seven banned countries, along with Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen. Maker moved with his family to Australia in 2002, so he also has Australian citizenship and travels with an Australian passport. Still, there were concerns for Maker as the Bucks were returning from a Friday night game in? Toronto,?just as U.S. Customs and Border Protection notified airlines about passengers whose visas had been canceled. Bucks coach Jason Kidd, in announcing Saturday that Maker would start, confirmed that Maker.
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