The Milwaukee Bucks entered the All-Star break with a record of 22-32, good for 13th place in the Eastern Conference. The good news? The Bucks are riding some momentum as they won their final two games heading into the break.

Resuming action, Milwaukee will take on the Charlotte Hornets (27-26) at home Friday night in both teams’ first games following the week off.

Former Wisconsin star Frank Kaminsky, who you may have heard on last night’s broadcast of the Badgers game, is playing in his first professional game back here in Wisconsin. A local hero, Kaminsky helped lead Wisconsin to back to back Final Fours, a stretch that included a national player of the year award and a Big Ten regular season and conference tournament title.The rookie forward is averaging 7.6 points and 4.0 rebounds per game this year.

Since arriving, Kaminsky made sure he let everyone know he was back, bringing his witty personality to Twitter.

Kaminsky sat down and answered some questions following Friday morning shootaround.

When initially asked about being back in Wisconsin, the discussion shifted in the direction of food. As seen in the above tweet, Kaminsky arrived at his hotel to find a gift basket from his family with sausage, pretzels, and cheese.

He then joked, “It’s funny. You leave Wisconsin and everyone thinks you just drink beer and eat cheese.”

Moving onto the game, Kaminsky expressed excitement about playing in Wisconsin again, as a lot of friends and family will be in attendance. “It will be fun,” Frank said. “My family’s been talking about this one for a long time.”

Given a lot of tickets by the team, Frank did not even have enough to give to all the people who are coming to see him. He did, however, get all of his former Wisconsin teammates tickets.

Luckily for Badgers’ fans, we got to experience four years of Frank the Tank. When asked about how much returning for his senior year, Kaminsky responded, “It helped a lot.”

He then elaborated how it benefited him both physically and mentally, being able to get stronger and faster while experiencing that last year of college life, “I didn’t have that fear of knowing what I would miss out on in college if I left.”

It’s safe to say it benefited the Badgers as well.

Speaking of the Badgers, we got to hear Frank’s thoughts on the team’s basketball season thus far. Praising the Badgers for their late season surge, Kaminsky weighed in on last night’s loss to Michigan State, calling the team timid and afraid at times.

“I’m sure they’ll figure it out going forward…if they play the way they played before they’ll be fine.”

The Bucks and the Hornets have split their previous two matchups this season. Kaminsky is averaging 8 points and 4.5 rebounds in two games vs. Milwaukee this year.

The Bucks and Hornets tip at 7:00 PM tonight.