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The combination of Ellis and Jennings meant a lot of standing around for the other three players on the floor.
It's hard to blame the Bucks for trying on this one because it was an exciting thought.
But in the end, the backcourt combination of Ellis and Jennings failed to live up to the high expectations.
Both players are undersized for their positions and both are too similar in their skill sets.
There were times when the move looked like a brilliant one, but those moments were few and far between and, more often than not, it looked like a mess.
With Ellis averaging 19.2 points per game and Jennings contributing 17.5, it still looks reasonable on paper.
And while they are respectable numbers, they came at the expense of the rest of the roster.
The two guards combined to take 37.2 percent of Milwaukee's shots on the year and a lot of the time they weren't good shots.
Ellis seemingly struggled from anywhere that wasn't right at the rim, while Jennings couldn't find one spot on the floor that he could hit from at a high percentage.
It didn't get any better against the Heat either, with Ellis averaging 14.3 points per game on 43.6 percent shooting and Jennings posting 13.3 points per game on an abysmal 29.8 percent shooting.
And during the summer, it's probable that one of the two won't return.
Ellis, set to get $11 million, has an early-termination option, while the Bucks can match whatever Jennings—a restricted free agent—gets on the market.
Jennings might be back, but the backcourt duo can now—especially after the playoffs—be written in ink as a failed experiment.