NBA: Who presents the biggest threat to the Bucks in the East?

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Taking a closer look at which teams present the biggest threat to the Milwaukee Bucks in the Eastern Conference

The NBA’s Eastern Conference has become a competitive blood bath in the last few weeks as intensity has heated up for the second and third seeds as we inch closer to the All-Star break.

The Milwaukee Bucks have now established themselves for the second year in a row as the cream of the crop in the conference and in the league overall with an NBA-best 35-6 record. Outside of them, however, are a collection of teams that are currently built to not only give them a run for their money come playoff time but position themselves away from playing one of the league’s best teams record-wise in the playoffs until the Conference Finals.

Here are the top four teams in the Eastern Conference who have the personnel and scheme to not only challenge the Bucks in the East but prevail victorious in a seven-game series come playoff time.

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