On the Bucks, who at week's end were 16-20, the ninth-best record in the East.
"They were an explosive offensive team when they were in the conference finals two years ago, but now you can't say they're great at anything. Ray Allen hasn't been shooting well, and they hoped to get more out of Tim Thomas. Sam Cassell looks like he's worn down to the point where I don't think he'll ever be as good as he was. I just don't see any way this Team will get back into contention. Too many times I see them acting as if they don't care, though I don't buy the talk that [coach] George Karl has given up."