Perhaps the Milwaukee Bucks got the message when their head coach, Jim Boylan called them out following Sunday’s win against Orlando. Boylan criticized his teams defensive play in a win over the Magic, saying his players had no interest in playing defense.
Fast-forward to last night, when the Bucks jumped out to a 58-31 halftime lead on the Portland Trailblazers and went on to win 102-95 at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.
The Bucks outscored Portland 31-8 in the 2nd quarter but the Trailblazers dumped 38 on the Bucks in the fourth quarter to make things interesting. Former Marquette star Wesley Matthews scored 20 of his game-high 28 points in the second half to lead the Portland charge. [Read more…]