Jrue Vacation’s offensive efficiency throughout the first two video games of the 2021 NBA Finals has left quite a bit to be desired.
Vacation is averaging 13.5 factors per recreation within the sequence and hasn’t shot nicely. He’s at 31.4 % from the ground and has made simply considered one of his seven 3-point shot makes an attempt within the two video games, each of them Bucks losses.
If Milwaukee followers really feel like they’ve seen performances like this earlier than, it is as a result of they’ve.
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Within the 2021 NBA playoffs, Vacation has put forth capturing splits which are eerily just like these of Eric Bledsoe. This is a take a look at the numbers, by way of StatMuse.
The Bucks unloaded Bledsoe to get Vacation in a commerce with the Pelicans as a result of of Bledsoe’s lackluster postseason performances. The hope was that Vacation can be an improve. He hasn’t lived as much as expectations but — not less than on the offensive facet.
All through Milwaukee’s 118-108 Recreation 2 loss to Phoenix, NBA Twitter poked enjoyable at Vacation’s capturing (he completed 7 for 21 on Thursday) and Milwaukee’s resolution to commerce Bledsoe and three unprotected first-round picks for him.
Vacation nonetheless has time to alter the narrative, and he has been productive on protection. He had a pleasant block on Deandre Ayton in Recreation 2, considered one of his two blocks within the recreation. He additionally had two steals.
Nonetheless, the Bucks want extra out of Vacation on offense, they usually want it quickly. The Suns lead the sequence 2-0. The Bucks will host the subsequent two video games at Fiserv Discussion board, Sunday and Wednesday.