Saturday night may have set off a false impression for how this December from hell may go. The Thunder and Bucks have reminded the Detroit Pistons that really good NBA teams typically play really well.
The Pistons for the first possession after the opening tip, but that was it. And once the second half hit the Bucks, who have been the league’s best second half team, dominated.
Blake Griffin was the only interesting part of this game for the Pistons. He was masterful in the first half, scoring 22 points.
Even on a night where Giannis Antetokounmpo wasn’t at his usual dominance, the Bucks just looked terrific. Along the lines of:
Yeah, it was a tough night. And maybe Giannis wasn’t completely NOT dominant.
Also, Ish Smith went down with a groin injury. And Reggie Bullock isn’t back from his ankle injury he suffered against the Thunder. And Luke Kennard continues to struggle coming back from his shoulder injury.
And Andre Drummond continues to not be very good since I’ve gotten back from vacationing adventures. I got some blame on Twitter today. But I mean, I’m down for this:
Patreon, but for me to not actually write anything and just run/climb in exotic locations— Steve Hinson (@Shinons8) December 4, 2018
Especially until we get through December.
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