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Bucks hope to play their style of game tonight Submitted: 04/20/2015
CHICAGO - The Bucks will look to even up the series tonight against the Chicago Bulls.

Milwaukee lost the first game of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals on Saturday 103 to 91.

The Bucks hope to play tonight's game more to their style of play.


"We didn't play as hard as we were capable in the first 82 games in this season," Coach Jason Kidd said. "We lay our hat on playing defense and playing hard and playing as a team, we got out of character in game one. A lot of quick shots, no passes. So for us we've got to make that adjustment."

The Bucks players are young and don't have much experience in the playoffs.

But they understand how important it is to play their style of basketball.

"Pretty much executing out game plan, playing with a lot more energy," Bucks Guard O.J. Mayo Said. "Chicago's a good team, a veteran seasoned team. We're pretty much the opposite so."

The game will tip-off at 7 tonight on TNT.


Story By: Nolan Blair

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