MILWAUKEE --Just how good has the bench been for the Milwaukee Bucks?
Take it as you may, but there are a few stats that say it has been the best in the NBA.
The first stat, which is even listed on the league's website but isn't always the greatest measurement of success, is called efficiency and is measured by subtracting field goals missed, free throws missed and turnovers from points, rebounds, assists, steals and blocks.
Milwaukee's bench has a 33.4 difference in efficiency between their counterparts through five games this season. There's a wide margin between the Bucks and San Antonio, which is second in the ratings at 18.4.
The Bucks' bench also leads the league in simpler stats. Milwaukee's bench is tops in the league at 43.0 points per game, tops in rebounds at 22.0 per game, tops in blocks at 4.2 per game, tops in field goal percentage at 52.4 percent and second in steals at 4.4 per game.
Turnovers are the only stat in which Milwaukee's bench struggles, settling for 24th i...