Joe Ingles was never assigned a ceiling and it's tough to talk about how good he actually is right now because of it.
It's gratifying to see the Bucks ascend like this because, after spending a not insignificant period of time stalling and scuffling, they've been suddenly seized by possibility.
Golden State and Houston will be players in the end. But what this game spotlight is the fragility of an organization and what can befall it when even one different player, coach or front-office member is introduced to the fold.
When Karl-Anthony Towns came into the league, he was universally thought of as the answer to how a big man can operate in the modern game. Now he's considered by many a disappointment just as another set of unreachable expectations are being bestowed upon Zion Williamson.
Eric Paschall certainly looks the part for what the league is looking for in its combo forwards from physical and athletic standpoints.