Milwaukee Bucks Forecast

November 23rd, 2009 by Josh Hickok Leave a reply »
Well, the Bucks are certainly the biggest surprise thus far.

As a lifelong Bucks fan, I'm not used to being in this position of guarded optimism. We started great, winning our first eight out of 11, and have a great rookie class along with some unearthed gems that, in reality, were castoffs from second-rate rosters. Despite this good news, I'm still skeptical, and I'll outline a few reasons why along with a few suggestions on making the team better.

For the Bucks, it all starts with upside. We've had a roster of possibilities for years now. So far things have turned out poorly, as we trade away emerging talent for cap-relief or invest in the wrong players who happen to have a few big games out of necessity (when no one else on the team can score, expect Redd to get a few 30 point games).

But this year we grabbed two players which look like long-term solutions.

Everyone knows about Brandon Jennings by now, and here is why he is great. He can move the ball. This is something the Bucks have missed for a long time. Our roster has been completely comatose, and it takes half the shot clock to get our plays set, just in time to throw a brick ...

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