Giannis Antetokounmpo and Damian Lillard are building chemistry on the Milwaukee Bucks, as the team has switched back to their drop defense. This combination has improved the Bucks’ performance on both sides of the court. After winning five in a row, including a victory over the Wizards on Monday night, Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 42 points on 20-of-23 shooting, with 13 rebounds and eight assists.
It’s easy to forget that early in the season, teams thrown together over the summer often need time to gel. However, the Bucks are using their current soft schedule to find their footing and appear to be a threat again. While there are still many questions left to answer, such as Khris Middleton’s health and role, there is still a season left for them to be answered.