The Milwaukee Bucks dropped their final game of the regular season by losing on the road to the Chicago Bulls, 112-118. With Milwaukee’s playoff opponent decided minutes before tip, the Bucks rested all of their starters/key contributors. Three Observations Jordan Nwora is a walking bucket.
CHICAGO - Thaddeus Young scored 20 points, Coby White added 19 and the Chicago Bulls beat Milwaukee 118-112 with Giannis Antetokounmpo and the rest of the Bucks’ starters missing the regular-season finale Sunday night. The Bucks ruled Khris Middleton out because of lingering soreness in his left ankle, then scratched Antetokounmpo and the rest of the starters once it became clear the No. seed in the Eastern Conference was out of reach.
The Chicago Bulls have missed the NBA playoffs for a fourth consecutive season. Albeit impatience is rightfully growing in the Windy City, the Bulls should keep the band together for one more season. The 2020-21 NBA season marked year four of Chicago’s rebuild, and the roster present should’ve been enough to yield a playoff appearance — especially in an expanded playoff field.