First off, let’s get this out of the way…
The Bucks beat the Bulls at the Bradley Center for the first time in their last 10 tries last night. There are few wins that feel as good as that, because every Bucks game at the Bradley Center turns into a game full of Bulls fans. It’s more or less the United Center North.
Of course this only happens when the Bulls are good and the Bucks are bad. While the Bucks have improved this year, the city hasn’t still quite taken to attending games. Let’s just say Milwaukeeans are a bit on the fair-weather side when it comes to the Bucks. Due to that locals lack of interest, plenty of tickets are available to our Illinois f(r)iends 90 miles south.
Let’s not forget the flip-side of this. Bulls fans are every bit as fair-weather as Bucks fans. We hadn’t seen them take the drive up I-94 during the Eddy Curry/Tyson Chandler era. They only make that trip if their team is good enough to justify them doing so. Continue reading