Lowe: Ten NBA things I like and don’t like, including the Bucks mixing things up

    Zach Lowe (@ZachLowe_NBA) is a senior writer for ESPN Digital and Print.

We’re back with more 10 things, this time featuring Giannis Antetokounmpo’s improved playmaking, an impressive rookie, gasp-inducing Zion Williamson moves and some deep NBA design analysis.

1. Milwaukee’s stars, playmaking

The Bucks are racing the calendar: Can we master the new things we’re trying and integrate new guys — including P.J. Tucker, who hasn’t played in more than a week — before the postseason?

Milwaukee is down to sixth in points per possession after a middling March, but when they are humming and healthy — with Jrue Holiday appearing almost all the way recovered from the coronavirus — the Bucks show signs they might be more adaptable against playoff defenses.

That starts with Giannis Antetokounmpo, who might have just wrapped the best passing month of his career. Every game now, Antetokounmpo throws one or two passes he didn’t have last season.

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