MILWAUKEE -- Carmelo Anthony drove to the basket for an easy layup in the second half and then glanced back at his defender with a giant smile. It was almost like his face read, "that was easy."
It was just one of those nights for the Milwaukee Bucks.
In a game that the Bucks could have made a statement on their home floor, they instead fell flat on their face. And for the second straight game the starting unit watched the majority of the second half from the bench.
Monday, the Bucks fell behind by 27 in Chicago, but found lightning in a bottle when the reserves found a way to rally to win. Falling behind by 22 on Wednesday, Skiles tried that same lineup, hoping for another miracle, but that wasn't going to happen twice in a row.
The gigantic comeback mirrored the fact that the Bucks' top unit was lackluster Monday. One would hope that a natural response Wednesday would have been to come out aggressive, but it didn't happen.
Anthony was smiling because it came so easy to New Yo...