ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- Thrust into an elevated role earlier than anyone expected, Nate Wolters began to get away from the style of play that got him to the NBA in the first place.
The rookie guard had become too cautious, passing up opportunities to take a shot or drive the ball to the hoop. But as minutes began to become few and far between, Wolters knew he had to become aggressive to make the most of each opportunity.
"Early in the year as a starter I was just trying not to turn the ball over and try to just take care of the ball and play through others," Wolters said after practice Thursday at the Cousins Center. "Now I'm trying to be more aggressive and that will open up passes as well. I'm just trying to put pressure on the defense and try not to play tentative at all. Just be aggressive and have fun with it."
Following a solid effort in Wednesday's loss to Phoenix in which Wolters scored 11 points in 19 minutes off the bench, Bucks coach Larry Drew said he needs to find more min...