Terry and Hawks try to end skid
Milwaukee, WI (Sports Network) – The Atlanta Hawks try to halt a two-game
losing streak tonight when they travel to Milwaukee to take on Michael Redd
and the Bucks in a Central Division matchup at the Bradley Center.
The Hawks fell to the Washington Wizards, 106-97, at Philips Arena on Monday
Jason Terry paced the Hawks with 25 points against the Wizards. Shareef Abdur-
Rahim added 20 points and 10 rebounds for Atlanta, which has dropped three of
Dion Glover added 13 points and Theo Ratliff pulled down 11 boards to go along
with six blocks for the Hawks, who held a 78-76 lead early in the fourth
quarter. But the Wizards blew open a tight game by going on a 19-4 run and
were able to hold on for the victory.
Atlanta is 2-5 as the visitor this season.
Redd poured in a game-high 25 points, including 19 in the second half, to pace
the Bucks to a 100-95 win over the Utah Jazz at the Bradley Center Saturday
The Bucks’ Tim Thomas scored 17 points against the Jazz. who have won three of
their last five games.
Milwaukee, which has won three of its last five, went 24-for-31 from the free
throw line on Saturday.
The Bucks used a 13-point burst against Utah to take a 90-76 lead in the
fourth quarter and held on for the victory.
The Bucks, who have won their last nine home games against the Hawks, since
Atlanta posted a 108-100 victory in Milwaukee on February 10, 1998.
In 2002-03, the teams split four games as each club won twice on its
Overall, the home team has won five in a row and eight of the last nine
contests. The Hawks have won three of the last five, while the Bucks have been
victorious in seven of the last 10.