In their final game of the regular season, the Milwaukee Bucks host the Oklahoma City Thunder, who could become just the second team to sweep them this season.
The Milwaukee Bucks will put the finishing touches on a historic regular season campaign on Wednesday night, and will hope to set up an equally historic postseason run.
The Oklahoma City Thunder are the visitors for the 82nd game of the season, arriving in Milwaukee fresh off the back of a dramatic Paul George game-winner against the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night.
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That should leave the Bucks with a major advantage in terms of rest as they search for their 61st win of the year. Having said that, with their mind fixed firmly on the important postseason business ahead, building on that rest will remain a priority for Milwaukee.
Giannis Antetokounmpo and Brook Lopez have already been confirmed as out of the matchup with the Thunder, with this marking the first and only game that Lopez has missed over the course of the season. Beyond that, it wouldn’t be all that surprising if Mike Budenholzer chooses to additionally rest other key players.
Still, there are intriguing storylines and potential playoff decisions to be made based on Wednesday’s action.
With that in mind, let’s take a closer look at some of the key talking points ahead of Wednesday’s matchup between the Bucks and Thunder.