Five things the Bucks must fix immediately

    Kirk Goldsberry (@kirkgoldsberry) is a professor and an NBA analyst for ESPN.

After a glorious sweep of the Miami Heat in Round 1, the Milwaukee Bucks were the talk of the Eastern Conference. They dominated Miami on both ends of the court and arrived to the conference semifinals as one of the hottest teams in the NBA. But things change quickly in the playoffs, and under the bright lights of New York City, these Bucks look like deer caught in headlights.

Milwaukee is down 2-0 against the best offensive team in the NBA — one that has put up 240 points through two games, despite having James Harden for just 43 seconds of the series. If the Bucks have any chance of staying alive in this series against Kevin Durant and the scorching Brooklyn Nets, they must find ways to win Games 3 and 4 on their home court.

So, what do the Bucks need to do? Let’s start with the offense.

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