Milwaukee Bucks: The Most Dangerous Team in the Eastern Conference

March 7th, 2010 by Jesse Motiff Leave a reply »
The hottest team in the Eastern Conference doesn't play in Boston, Orlando, or even Cleveland. In the last month, no team has played better than the Milwaukee Bucks.

Given the fact that the team hasn't had any real success since the 2001 season, most fans have zero idea about the team and how they have played themselves right into the thick of the playoff hunt.

With a 9-1 record over their last 10 games, only the Dallas Mavericks have played better. The Bucks have gone from NBA also-ran, to being percentage points out of the fifth seed in the East.

The Bucks first garnered national attention this season when rookie Brandon Jennings dropped 55 points on the Golden State Warriors in only his seventh career game. He has continued to play well averaging 15.8 points and 6.1 assists per game this year.

Jennings has brought excitement to a team that has floundered in anonymity for several years. While he may not win the Rookie of the Year award, no newcomer has keyed his team's success the way that the 20-year-old kid from Compton, Calif. has for his.

Andrew Bogut has established himself as one of the best centers in the conferen ...

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