Jrue Holiday’s offensive efficiency in the course of the first two video games of the 2021 NBA Finals has left rather a lot to be desired.
Vacation is averaging 13.5 factors per recreation within the collection and hasn’t shot nicely. He’s at 31.4 % from the ground and has made simply one in all 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 might be eerily just like these of Eric Bledsoe. Here is a have a look at the numbers, by way of StatMuse.
Eric Bledsoe playoff capturing splits with the Bucks:
— 41.1 FG%
— 25.4 3P%
— 73.2 FT%
Jrue Vacation playoff capturing splits with the Bucks:
— 41.1 FG%
— 28.9 3P%
— 67.3 FT% pic.twitter.com/1PRn67M4k2
— StatMuse (@statmuse) July 9, 2021
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 could be an improve. He hasn’t lived as much as expectations but — no less than on the offensive facet.
All through Milwaukee’s 118-108 Recreation 2 loss to Phoenix, NBA Twitter poked enjoyable at Holiday’s capturing (he completed 7 for 21 on Thursday) and Milwaukee’s resolution to commerce Bledsoe and three unprotected first-round picks for him.
Bucks GM after he realizes he traded Eric Bledsoe and three 1st spherical picks for Jrue Vacation only for him to play like Bledsoe when it issues: pic.twitter.com/pJN2j2JPQD
– Tyrin 🥱 (@tyrinthegoat) July 9, 2021
I really feel unhealthy for Giannis man, they gave all that up for Jrue and gave him a max extension only for him to be Eric Bledsoe the Remix.
— Chi☀️ (@c_ikeo16) July 9, 2021
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, one in all his two blocks within the recreation. He additionally had two steals.
Nonetheless, the Bucks want extra out of Vacation on offense, and so they want it quickly. The Suns lead the collection 2-0. The Bucks will host the subsequent two video games at Fiserv Discussion board, Sunday and Wednesday.