Bucks' Mirza Teletovic: Drills seven three-pointers in blowout win

Teletovic supplied 22 points (7-9 FG, 7-9 3Pt, 1-2 FT), one assist and one block across 21 minutes in Saturday's 117-91 win over the Kings.

The Bucks brought in Teletovic this offseason with the expectation that he'd provide some needed three-point production from the power forward spot, but after struggling with his shooting accuracy in the preseason and during the regular-season opener, the 31-year-old was dropped from the starting lineup. He'd seen 20 or fewer minutes off the bench in each of the preceding four games, but Teletovic was instrumental in Saturday's blowout win. His 22 points led all scorers, and his seven three-pointers were more than he'd produced in the previous five games combined. He'll hope to parlay this impressive showing into more frequent 20-plus minute loads off the bench, but it doesn't seem likely that he'll regain a starting role, as Bucks coach Jason Kidd seems to view the forward combination of Jabari Parker and Tony Snell as his preferred arrangement on the top unit.

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