Originally written on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 4/26/12
It wasn't quite a run-of-the-mill rookie season for Milwaukee Bucks' rookies Tobias Harris and Jon Leuer. With the summer's NBA Lockout shortening the regular season in 2012 from 82 games to 66 games, not to mention cutting valuable practice time in the offseason, the league's rookies may have been the ones who suffered most, forcing their transition to the NBA to be drawn out longer than usual. It certainly wasn't an optimal situation for a pair that could be potentially important members of a team fighting to make the playoffs next season. "It hasn't been a typical one," Skiles said. "You wouldn't wish this type of rookie year on anyone." Still, Leuer and Harris made the best of it in their average of 22.5 minutes per game combined in 2012. And with the Bucks officially out of the playoffs for their final two games of the season both losses to Philadelphia and Boston Leuer and Harris were able to get some valuable playing time and show their value to the Bucks fans and bras...
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