The Milwaukee Bucks, Orlando Magic, and a Convenient Defensive Truth

Andrew Bogut

You know it’s been a long season for the Milwaukee Bucks when a 93-89 overtime loss to the Orlando Magic in their 67th game, sans Andrew Bogut (migraine), becomes an instant 2010-11 classic.

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Phoenix Suns scorching third quarter burns Milwaukee Bucks

Brandon Jennings

AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps

All too often this season, you’ll read Milwaukee Bucks recaps after a loss focusing on a single quarter that effectively killed the Bucks chances at a victory. Unfortunately, Friday night’s 102-88 loss to the Phoenix Suns was no different thanks to a third quarter collapse uglier than that of the 2010 U.S. housing market.

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Blake Griffin goes Space Jam on the Milwaukee Bucks

Blake Griffin

AP Photo/Chris Carlson

Don’t let that 19-28 Los Angeles Clippers record fool you. These Clippers can run and jump like the monstars in Space Jam.

Los Angeles came into their Monday night game against the Milwaukee Bucks riding an eight game home winning streak, mostly on the back of the human jet pack, Blake Griffin. Even with Eric Gordon and Chris Kaman sidelined, the Clippers managed to stretch that streak to nine games with a fourth quarter surge and a 105-98 victory over the Bucks.

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Atlanta Hawks drag Milwaukee Bucks off cliff for 45 minutes

Josh Smith

AP Photo/Morry Gash

Since the 2009-10 season ended, the Milwaukee Bucks roster has shape-shifted more than Mickey Rourke’s face. On the opposite end of the spectrum, the Atlanta Hawks feature the same rotation that fought through a seven game first round series against the Andrew Bogut-less Bucks in last year’s playoffs.

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The road to a Milwaukee Bucks’ win runs through Andrew Bogut

Andrew Bogut

AP Photo/LM Otero

With his fifth straight double-double in the Milwaukee Bucks103-99 win over the Dallas Mavericks Monday night, center Andrew Bogut continued to state the obvious: If he fills up the stat sheet, the Bucks’ chances of winning skyrocket.

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