Milwaukee Bucks Big Five Trump The New York Knicks Big Three

Andrew Bogut, Carmelo Anthony

AP Photo/Morry Gash

Apparently there isn’t much of a difference between Eastern Conference playoff hopefuls and the conference’s lower seeds.

A 100-95 win over the New York Knicks Sunday afternoon proved the Milwaukee Bucks are, in fact, capable of building an early lead and holding on against decent competition.

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The Milwaukee Bucks turn in best game of the year against the 76ers

Spencer Hawes, Larry Sanders, Keyon Dooling

AP Photo/Jim Prisching

It’s amazing that the difference between success and failure in the NBA can sometimes boil down to one simple action: making shots. Of course, that concept is just the end result of combined success moving off-the-ball, running the offense, and making decisive, quality passes.

All of that winning was the Milwaukee Bucks in a nutshell in their 102-74 win over the Philadelphia 76ers Saturday night. After handily beating two NBA Eastern Conference doormats in the Washington Wizards and Cleveland Cavaliers, the Bucks strung together their best 48 minutes of the season against a quality 76ers team that laughed last against Milwaukee in nine of their last 11 meetings.

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