Bucks and Jazz face off in Salt Lake
Salt Lake City, UT (Sports Network) – The Milwaukee Bucks attempt to halt a
two-game losing streak tonight when they land in Utah to take on the Jazz
tonight at the Delta Center.
Tim Thomas scored a game-high 25 points, but the Milwaukee Bucks lost to the
Denver Nuggets, 94-86, at the Pepsi Center on Wednesday.
Michael Redd had 24 points and seven rebounds for the Bucks, who lost for the
third time in four games.
Milwaukee’s Joe Smith had a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds
against Denver, while Toni Kukoc added 10 points in the loss.
The Bucks, who are playing the second of a three-game road trip, are 2-3 on
the road this season.
The Jazz lost for the fourth time in six games with a 118-110 setback to the
Sacramento Kings at the Delta Center on Wednesday evening.
Carlos Arroyo had 25 points and eight assists and Andrei Kirilenko scored 22
for the Jazz. DeShawn Stevenson added 21 points in the loss, while Matt
Harpring added 19 points and nine rebounds.
Utah made a respectable 47-percent (41-of-87) of their shots from the floor
against the Kings.
A Jazz loss would mean that Utah would be under .500 for the first time this
The Jazz, who are playing the third of a six-game homestand, are 5-1 as the
host this season.
Earlier this season, Milwaukee defeated the Jazz, 100-95, at the Bradley
Center on November 15.
Overall, Milwaukee has won six of the last eight meetings between the two
teams. However, the Bucks and Jazz have split the last 12.