Studs and duds from the Milwaukee Bucks' resounding win over the Philadelphia 76ers

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Stud - Bobby Portis

Bobby Portis had a very impactful and efficient time on the court as he led the bench unit in scoring with 17 points. He also added two blocks, a steal and five rebounds as he hit three of four shots from deep and finished the game hitting 63.6 percent of his shots.

Portis was one of the players some Bucks fans were suggesting to be moved on at the trade deadline, and it's fair to say he has had a season of up and downs and the lack of consistency in his play has not helped him.

This season, his stats have dropped along with his minutes, but as mentioned, there have been times where he has spent too long on the court and other times not enough time on the court and it is the consistency that has harmed him. On the season, he is averaging 12.7 points and 6.9 rebounds on 49.5 percent from the field and 38 percent from deep.

Strangely, despite the good performance against the Sixers, he did finish with a +/- of -3. Overall, it was one of his more efficient and well-rounded performances of the season, and if he consistently brings it off the bench, then the Bucks will keep on improving in the run-in to the postseason.

Dud - Jae Crowder

The second dud from the game was Jae Crowder, who has filled the spot left by the injured Khris Middleton. Similarly to Beverley, Crowder's role is more of what intensity he can bring and the defensive presence more so than the box score stats.

That being said, he failed to score in 25 minutes on the court, and it didn't matter in this blowout win, but in tighter games, he will be needed to hit shots, especially from deep as Giannis and Lillard attract attention. He is averaging seven points per game this season, and come playoff time, that plus his defense will be enough for him to help the Bucks in his role, but to not score in 25 minutes isn't good.

Credit where it's due, he grabbed eight boards and had a +/- of +17 which shows the impact he had and defensively he held strong to prevent any sort of comeback from the hosts. It may well be me being harsh as the Bucks weren't bad with him on the court it's just in tougher games he will need to just add something offensively that we know he can.

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