We’re back with another episode of The Brew Hoop Podcast, on a different day this time due to some scheduling conflicts earlier in the week. Did you miss us? Directly after the game last night, Riley, Kyle and I sat down to break down the myriad observations from Milwaukee’s massive victory overtaking the Toronto Raptors in game one.
Not only did it illustrate that the Bucks could find a groove, eventually, after such a long time off, but their additional depth and rest seemed to pay off down the stretch when the tired-legs Raptors missed shots throughout the fourth. Beyond that, we break down the game from all the important angles:
- Just how loud was the Fiserv crowd?
- What percentage of the crowd donned in-arena shirts?
- What type of fan giveaways are most conducive to driving participation?
Okay, I jest, but we do look at Milwaukee’s massive offensive rebounding advantage, a curious development given the proclivity to eschew the O-boards this season. Additionally, we dive into the ever-mercurial play of Eric Bledsoe, Khris Middleton and Malcolm Brogdon’s solid defense on Kawhi Leonard, Brook Lopez’s re-emergence, the quiet but key contributions from the bench holding serve and plenty more.
Thanks, as always, for your listenership. It genuinely means a lot. I was just talking to some friends this week about how many people listen on a weekly basis, and felt really proud to tell them the number we have. That’s only possible because of your loyal ears and we so appreciate it.
Also - I had to do some weird things in post that may make us (okay, mostly just me) sound a little more tinny than usual. My apologies.