Boston has a three game lead over Milwaukee for the seventh spot in the Eastern Conference, and with just five games remaining for both teams, the Bucks will likely remain the eighth seed and take on Miami in the first round. While many fear a potential first-round matchup with the Heat, Brandon Jennings embraced it earlier in the season, and is embracing it now. The fourth-year point guard says the pressure is on the defending champs and he thinks his team can “steal one” by winning a first-round series against the Heat.
“Just for us, personally we know everybody is going to be watching the Miami Heat because they’re the champs from last year,’’ guard Brandon Jennings said before his Bucks faced the Heat on Tuesday at AmericanAirlines Arena. “So there will be more pressure on them than us. So maybe we can probably steal one hopefully.’’
“It’s just something that we get up for, the fact that the Miami Heat is the best team in the NBA, and we’re trying to make a name for ourselves,