Bucks Become 1st Team Without a Double-Digit Scorer in Playoff History

May 1st, 2015 by Bleacher Report Milestones Leave a reply »
The Milwaukee Bucks set an unfortunate record in Thursday's series-ending Game 6 loss to the Chicago Bulls, becoming the first team in NBA history to finish a playoff game without a single double-digit scorer, per NBA.com/stats.

The Bulls had a 34-16 lead at the end of the first quarter and a 65-33 lead by halftime, eventually winning 120-66 to close out the series on the road.

The 54-point margin was the fourth-largest in NBA playoff history, as well as the second-largest since 1973, per NBA.com/stats.

No elimination game has ever been decided by a wider margin, with the previous record of 50 being set in a 1971 Bucks win over the then-San Francisco Warriors, per ESPN Stats & Info.

It couldn't have gotten much uglier Thursday night, as starting center Zaza Pachulia scored a team-high eight points, accounting for more than one-fourth of the 29 points scored by Milwaukee's starters.

Both benches emptied out by the fourth quarter, allowing each of the 13 players on both rosters to score at least two points.

It all made for one of the odder box scores in NBA playoff history, coming after the Bucks dug out of a ...

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