When the Bucks went into Denver this Sunday Easter night to face the Nuggets it was the last game of a 4 game road trip. The Bucks were coming off wins against The Lakers and Warriors and seeded in 7th currently. Denver finds themselves on the outside looking in on the Western Conference playoff picture.
Last time these 2 teams played it was in Milwaukee and Denver got the best of the Bucks. Tonight the Bucks blew a lead in the 4th and finished out the 4 game west coast road trip 2-2.
The loss again knocks the Bucks back into the 8th seed in the Eastern Conference Playoff picture. If they would have pulled this game out they would have been tied with the Wizards for 6th. If the playoffs started today the Bucks would face the team with the best record in the east, the Toronto Raptors.
The Bucks not only lost tonight but wasted a 35 point perfomence by Jabari parker. Eric Bledsoe stayed hot and added 31 points, 6 assists and 5 rebounds before fouling out of the game. Ginnas contributed 18 points and 12 rebounds before also foaling out the game and after he did Denver made the run that took the game away from Milwaukee.
Nuggets Beat Bucks In Overtime 128-125
The Bucks now have 5 games remaining on the regular season schedule. They return home to face the Boston Celtics on Tuesday. Its a seven o’clock game that the Bucks need to find a way to win. If not its going to not end up stuck with the Raptors in the first round.