Jake's Take: Make or Break Time, 1/12/11
Jake LeRoy [@JakesTake34]
Bucks vs Spurs
|Bucks 84, Spurs 91
JAKE'S CLICK 'N ROLL:
There comes a moment in the NBA when a team's season can be defined by a specific sequence of events. There are games that either propel a team toward a successful postseason run or doom it to a seat at the Draft Lottery. That stretch of games for the Bucks commences as soon as the final whistle blows against the Spurs.
As noted by ESPN's John Hollinger, the Bucks have played the league's hardest schedule thus far, and it really hasn't even been close. Milwaukee's opponents boast a comprehensive winning percentage of .560, a relatively large two percent higher than the next closest team.
That number climbs even higher over the last 10 games, with Milwaukee opponents winning an average of better than 60 percent of their games. If this were college football, this is what it would feel like if you played Auburn, Oregon and TCU on loop. If you're more basketball-inclined, it would feel like playing Duke, Ohio State and Kansas during a particularly vicious case of d