Originally posted on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 3/26/12

February 09, 2010 Milwaukee, WI. Bradley Center..Milwaukee Bucks Brandon Jennings had 18 points and 5 assists..Milwaukee Bucks lost to the Detroit Pistons 81-93. Mike McGinnis/CSM.

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MILWAUKEE -- Brandon Jennings is well aware that not everyone believes he and Monta Ellis can form a solid backcourt for the Bucks. Two undersized guards known for their scoring abilities on a Milwaukee team that now lacks a true center without Andrew Bogut. It sounds quite familiar to the Golden State teams that Ellis played on, where he and Stephen Curry were never able to turn the high-scoring, fast-paced Warriors into a winning team. Jennings has had doubters before, such as those who questioned his decision to play overseas rather than in college, and now he's out to prove that he and Ellis can make the Bucks a playoff team together. "We have a target on us now," Jennings said in a one-on-one interview. "Everybody wants to see, is it really going to work? Or are we going to be able to make that push for the playoffs? It's always been our big goal, to make the playoffs." So far, there have been mixed results. In their first five games together, Milwaukee went 3-2. The three w...
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