3. Following MCW w the Bucks will be fun, and insightful. If he learns to shoot like his coach, who was once a horrible shooter...
Bucks within a half game of Wiz for 5th seed. HOW????
Review shows Canaan's shot was a 2, so Bucks lead 100-86 with 2:57 left.
Bucks lead dwindling - down to 13 or 14, depending on video review. Kidd brought Middleton back but MCW still on bench.
Bucks are crushing the 76ers in the 4th qtr. So if this holds up, Bucks will be within a 1/2 game of Wizards for 5th place.
Kidd still has Greek Freak and Middleton in the game with Bucks up 21 with 4:03 left. Why?
Jefferson with the last two bucks on left block...Hornets up 91-78 353 left 4th
Bucks up 27 in 4th Q and Plumlee and JOB have yet to get off the bench. Obviously, Kidd is saving them for the next game.
End of 3: Bucks 82, 76ers 60. Middleton has 17 to lead Bucks. MCW in 18 minutes: 7 pts, 8 assists, 2 steals. Bayless 13 pts; Henson 11.
With MCW on Bucks, tonight's PGs for Philly are Isaiah Canaan and Ish Smith. Both arrived in last week.
MCW's eighth assist a beauty. Drove lane, reached back and found Middleton for open 3 in corner. Bucks lead 69-44.
HT: Bucks 61, 76ers 32. MCW with 6 points, 6 assists and 2 steals. You can see his court vision is outstanding.
Bucks currently +23 in points off turnovers and +24 in...well, points. 17 turnovers for Philly.
If the 76ers defeat the Bucks 20 times this evening, they will pass them in the standings. Starting to feel unlikely.
Bucks have 16 points in paint and 9-2 advantage in fast-break points.
OK, so yeah, Timberwolves only scored 11 in 1Q. Trail by nine vs. WAS. But Sixers scored 12 and were down by 17 vs. Bucks.
End of one: Bucks 29, 76ers 12. Bucks shot 54% in first quarter; 76ers at 25% (5 of 20). Giannis played full quarter: 3 pts, 4 rebs, 4 asts.
Bucks already have 17-point lead after one quarter. This game could use a running clock.
After 1, Bucks 29, Sixers 12
Nice start for MCW - already with 6 points and 2 assists. Just got a steal and dunked off Ilyasova assist. Bucks 12, 76ers 3.
Players in both the Bucks and 76ers locker rooms were genuinely bothered by the news of Rose's latest knee injury.
MCW makes his Bucks debut vs Sixers tonight. OJ Mayo will sit out for a night of rest. Tip at 7:10 on FSW.