Milwaukee Bucks defeat Miami Heat, 95-84
PLAYER OF THE GAME: Hakim Warrick came off the Bucks' bench to score 22 points and grab six rebounds in 28 highly productive minutes.
"We did a good job in getting some pick-and-pops going," Warrick said of three consecutive jumpers he hit in the fourth quarter. "I just tried to be aggressive. No matter what, you've got to be ready when your number is called."
PLAY OF THE GAME: The Bucks' lead had been cut to 10 points and Miami had the ball when Carlos Delfino pok...
Dwyane Wade's latest homecoming was hardly a happy one.
The Milwaukee Bucks made sure of that Saturday night, frustrating the Miami Heat guard and former Marquette University star at every turn.
A strong defensive effort translated into a 95-84 victory for the Bucks in the first of back-to-back games against the Heat, with a rematch scheduled for Monday night in Miami. Wade picked up five fouls by the middle of the third quarter and finished with 21 points on 6-of-20...
Milwaukee Bucks coach Scott Skiles is not trying to reinvent the wheel.
He'd be the first to admit that the Bucks' rotation has not exactly been set in stone this season, but you know what? There are reasons for that.
Whether it's the injuries, or inconsistent play, or the team's sub-.500 record, the rotation has been a work in progress.
But maybe there's something the players can glean from that.
"I think it's a good lesson for younger players to learn that th...