Four steps forward, one giant step back.
Each time the Milwaukee Bucks have gone four games over .500 this season, a team with a losing record has awaited on the schedule, presenting them with a tremendous opportunity to go five games over for the first time since 2010.
After a 113-108 loss Friday night to a Cleveland team that entered the game with an 11-32 record, Milwaukee has now suffered three bad losses immediately after reaching four games over. 500.
Friday's loss hurt the most. Leading, 79-59, in the third quarter, the Bucks were playing one of their best stretches of basketball of the season. Moving the ball beautifully and knocking down open jump shots, Milwaukee was on its way to an easy but important victory. Then the wheels fell off and the Bucks started leaking oil while the Cavaliers began to look like a team far superior to their record.
Though Milwaukee was not good on the defensive end after the first quarter, the Bucks built their big lead because their three-...