After their breakout playoff season in 2010, the Milwaukee Bucks find themselves back in lottery land. It’s extremely disappointing; especially given that the ’09-’10 team had a young core that looked poised to make the franchise a fixture in the postseason.
This year, they were alive for the final playoff spot up until the season’s final week, but fell short. This offseason some major questions need to be answered:
Is Coach Scott Skiles returning?
Who is the alpha dog: Brandon Jennings or Monta Ellis?
Who can step up like Ersan Ilyasova did this season?
First and foremost is the question about Skiles. Much like during his tenure with the Chicago Bulls, there comes a time when the ceiling is reached and the relationship has run its course. Then doesn’t mean it’s time to cut ties though. It could lead to a worse situation.
A great on the topic is from Behind the Buck Pass’ Jake McCormick:
Skiles has received quite a bit of flack over the past couple of years, both deserved (end of ...