No one saw this coming.
Anybody who suggests they knew the
But here the Bucks stand at 7-5 and in fourth place in the Eastern Conference, becoming the surprise team in the
The young Bucks have won three consecutive games after a triple-overtime victory over the
No one was sure if new Bucks Coach
Kidd coached a veteran Nets team last season, staying there just a year before bolting to Milwaukee over the summer after his purported power play for more control in Brooklyn failed.
Ten of Kidd's 15 players on the roster are 25 years old or younger, but he has them all playing solid defense.
The Bucks ranked ninth in points allowed, giving up 96.4 per game, and sixth in field-goal percentage, holding teams to 43.5% shooting.
Forward Giannis Antetokoumpo, 19 and in his second season in the league, is second on the team in scoring (12.3) and second in rebounding (6.1).
Rookie forward Jabari Parker, 19, is fourth on the team in scoring (11.8) and third in rebounding (5.7).
It has become clear that the Bucks have talent and a bright future.