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Jennings cannot be complacent if the Bucks want to win.
Who would want to face the Miami Heat this postseason?
It seems like a preposterous question to even ask, but there's at least one guy that does: Brandon Jennings.
Just last week, Jennings admitted his desire to play the defending champions in the first round to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:
"The two games that we played Miami so far, we matched up well against them," Jennings said. "If you ask me, that's who I would want to play first round, Miami.
"Just the fact over the years, a lot of the games have gone down to the wire with us and Miami. Right now we haven't really played well against the Knicks. I just feel better if we play Miami first round, just the fact we have good games against them.
"I don't know if it's because they're the champs or what, but we always play harder against Miami."
And while the playoffs are a little more than a month away, Jennings is going to get the opportunity to backup some of his comments on Friday.
In order for that to happen, he'll need to be the Brandon Jennings that emerged for a five-game stretch earlier this month. During that run, he averaged 19.2 points and 13.2 assists while shooting 47.6 percent from the field and 53.1 percent from behind the three-point line.
Not only that, but he'll need to make a commitment to defense and not let Mario Chalmers get easy points at the rim.
If the Jennings from the past two games shows up, the Bucks are in trouble. But with the aforementioned comments lingering in the background, one has to think he'll turn it up a notch.
And if he does, Milwaukee has a good chance of winning.