Bucks not living up to hype

Bogut's struggles are just one component of the Bucks' woes. Gary Dineen/Getty Images

Heading into the season, the Milwaukee Bucks were widely considered to be knocking on the door of the Eastern Conference's upper echelon. Over the summer, an ESPN panel of 93 NBA contributors forecast that the Bucks would win 46 games en route to the sixth seed in the postseason standings.

A lot has changed since then.