By Lang Whitaker, NBA.com
ALL BALL NEVER CENTER — It wasn’t supposed to be this way. The Milwaukee Bucks were supposed to field a team this season that would be competitive and fight for a spot in the playoffs. And then there were injuries, and losses, and the next thing you know the Bucks are headed to the NBA Draft lottery.
Which, all things considered, isn’t the worst place for a team in need of talent to be. It’s just not the postseason destination of choice.
How to make it more desirable? Turn it into a contest for the fans. The Bucks want their fans to send them photos of their good luck charms to help them tr and repeat what happened in 2005, when they jumped from sixth to the first overall pick. The winning fan gets a pair of season tickets, which is a pretty sweet prize.
In the meantime, the Bucks have sent out ping pong balls to some of their fans to help drum up interest. Teams used to #FeartheDeer. Now Milwaukee is looking for a little bit of #BucksLuck…