Author: Bob McCullough

I'm a freelance journalist and author, I've done a lot of sports journalism and written multiple books as well. Check out to see what I do.

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For the Bucks, the approach to the first round of the playoffs should start with some simple steps: (1) Get the most beatable opponent possible (2) Dispose of them in four games, five tops (3) Set up plenty of rest for Giannis, Khris Middleton, and everyone else. (4) Watch your potential second-round opponents hopefully beat the snot out of each other. So who is Milwaukee’s ideal first-round opponent? Let’s break it down. The list consists of every team other than the Celtics, 76ers and Cavs, all of whom seem destined to join the Bucks in the top four. Here’s a…

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When he’s healthy, Milwaukee Bucks star Khris Middleton is a solid second scorer. He has an excellent all-around game. He’s been a lightning rod for controversy for many Bucks fans, but without him Milwaukee wouldn’t have won a title, and no less an icon than Magic Johnson has flagged Middleton as a player vital to the Bucks’ title run this year.  So why is he about to become an expiring contract? The Khris Middleton Injury Saga The answer, of course, is injuries. Middleton’s balky knee remains an tiresome story for Bucks fans, but at least he’s stayed off the injury…

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