Three in a row from your Milwaukee Bucks, who now face a 3 game west coast swing against sub-.500 teams. Very possible they could go off for three more, but before we get too far, realize that they’re up against Blake Rookie of the Year Griffin tonight. But before we concern ourselves with that, let’s look at what went down this weekend.
01/28/11 Bucks @ Raptors
Game Notes: The Bucks squandered a 7 point lead with 2 minutes to go in the game, as the Raptors forced OT. Thankfully, Bogut took over and got the Bucks another W.
01/29/11 Bucks vs. Nets
John Hollinger’s rating system has the Bucks at 15th best in the NBA. Look at it this way Bucks fans, Hollinger thinks we’re better than half of the teams in the league. Not too shabby all things considered.
Marc Stein at ESPN.com doesn’t believe the Bucks are out of the hunt yet, even with ranking them 20th in the league. Stein is calling the Bucks a top 7 team in the East after half a season.
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