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But the Bucks lost five of their last seven to miss the playoffs.

Going into next season, the Bucks could use a big man who can consistently guard the rim.

“I think being undersized really had a lot to do with it,” Jennings said in the final week of the season. “Not to say that our big men weren’t doing the best job that they could, they were. It’s just that we didn’t have that true center like Bogut.”

Jennings has developed his game under Skiles and has been supportive of his coach. But with the season slipping away last week, Jennings acknowledged his frustration at falling just short of the playoffs for the second season in a row.

“We’re right there, but we weren’t able to capitalize on it,” Jennings said. “So it’s not like we’re way at the bottom or anything, we’re always like ninth or 10th. It’s always like one or two games out. That’s the most frustrating part.”