MILWAUKEE The results-oriented nature of sports can lead fans and reporters even players and coaches -- to jump to conclusions, regardless of sample size.
Just five games after the trade deadline deal that brought Magic shooting guard J.J. Redick to Milwaukee, it's way too early to tell how successful it was, simply because there have been too few of those results.
But the early returns on the Bucks' three-guard rotation are positive. Not only has Milwaukee gone 4-1 since the trade, but point guard Brandon Jennings and shooting guard Monta Ellis have adapted and improved with Redick in the fold.
Nobody knows how rest the season is going to play out, but Milwaukee has shown in these five games that the next 24 are going to be exciting and meaningful.
"The team is playing well together right now," Bucks coach Jim Boylan said. "They are sharing the ball with each other, staying active. And the bigs are finding openings and our guys (are) delivering the ball to them. It's a good thin...