Fear the Deer! Streaking Milwaukee Bucks Will Be Dangerous Come Playoff Time

March 23rd, 2010 by Nick Poust Leave a reply »

Michael Redd is no longer leading the Bucks.  A new kid on the block has emerged to lead them to the playoffs.

Michael Redd is and has always been one of my favorite players. He’s a lefty; I’m a lefty. But that’s not the only reason.

Though through the years he’s been a scorer and has done little else, his ability to light up the scoreboard with one of the game’s smoothest strokes engulfed me, which is reason why I have seven posters of him blanketing my room’s walls. But, despite his talents, the Milwaukee Bucks are a better team without him.

On January 25th, 2009, the team learned that Redd had torn his ACL and MCL in his left knee, ending his season. This January, 15 days before the anniversary of that injury, Redd torn both ligaments again in the same knee. In 2009, the injury devastated Milwaukee. This season, the team hasn’t missed a beat in his absence.

Though the second injury in as many years has hurt Redd’s once very-promising career significantly, the Bucks didn’t let it affect them as the 2009 version did. After going 7-16 with him in ...

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