When you look at the box score from the Milwaukee Bucks impressive win over the Minnesota Timberwolves, Brook Lopez won't jump off the page at you. Everybody and their mom knows the Bucks defense has taken a Giannis Antetokounmpo-sized step back on defense this year. Lopes has taken an unfair amount of blame for Milwaukee's leaky defense in the paint. Milwaukee ranked eighth in the NBA last season by only allowing 48.4 points in the paint per 100 possessions.
image caption Brook © Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports Doc Rivers says they're trying to place Brook Lopez in the best position where he can be effective on defense Doc Rivers is learning how to maximize the skills of Brook Lopez. Author: Jonas Panerio Publish date: Feb 14, 2024 8:55 AM EST In this story: Milwaukee Bucks Guarding a player of Nikola Jokic's size and skill set is a job not suited for just one man. A two-time MVP with unstoppable scoring prowess, nimble feet, and incredible vision and passing ability, Jokic shows fans and opponents why he might be the NBA's best player right now. On On Monday, as the Milwaukee Bucks faced off against the Denver Nuggets, the task of defending Jokic fell
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