The Milwaukee Bucks just gave their general manager a three-year extension, they're 6-2 under an interim coach and they're about to face a team they have mostly beaten of late.
If Kyrie Irving plays near the level he did his last time out, though, the Cleveland Cavaliers can hardly be overlooked.
The Bucks look to match their longest winning streak of the season at four Friday night while looking for a fifth straight victory in Cleveland, where Irving will try to deliver an encore to his second career 40-point performance.
It's been a little more than two weeks since Milwaukee (22-18) and coach Scott Skiles parted ways, but the Bucks haven't responded well under Jim Boylan. After returning from a 3-1 road trip to face Philadelphia on Tuesday, they shot a season high-tying 51.9 percent in a 110-102 victory.
A day later, Milwaukee extended general manager John Hammond, who has some major decisions looming with Brandon Jennings a restricted free agent this summer an...