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Boston Beatdown a Reality Check

| March 14, 2011

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Carlos Delfino summed up the last two days very well on Twitter after Milwaukee’s historically bad 87-56 loss to the Boston Cetics.

Ugly game for us…never found a way to get back in game…We have to bounce back. We neither as good as yesterday or as bad as today!

He’s right.  Milwaukee’s not that bad every night.  But regardless of the reasons for the rout that occurred in Boston, whether it was the schedule, losing an hour to daylight savings, playing in a back-to-back or whatever, Milwaukee has shown over the vast majority of the season that they are a lot closer to being the team it was Sunday night than it is to being the team it was Saturday night.

And while one game doesn’t eliminate the Bucks from the playoff picture, it was a firm reminder of what is likely to happen when they arrive there.

From TrueHoop:

  • Elias tells us Milwaukee’s total of 56 points matched the fifth-lowest in the NBA since the 24-second clock was introduced in 1954.
  • Milwaukee scored just 22 points in the first 24 minutes, tied for the fewest first-half points in a game in the last nine seasons.

Sometimes, there isn’t much to be said.

Jeremy Schmidt writes the Milwaukee Bucks blog Bucksketball.com.  Follow him on Twitter.  Then become a fan on Facebook (in the sidebar).

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Jeremy Schmidt writes the Milwaukee Bucks blog Bucksketball. He founded it in January of 2009 because he hated his job. It’s like basketball, but with Bucks instead of basket. I know ... I’m sorry. He might come off as a bit negative, but I'm really not so bad. He just wants the Bucks to succeed, so he points out areas where they are coming up short. Someone has got to do it and he's ornery and opinionated enough to take on that task. He isn't sure if this should be in third person or not. Contact him at Jeremy@Bucksketball.com if you must use e-mail.

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