Wednesday , Dec , 03 , 2003 C.Y. Ellis

Milwaukee Bucks Team Report – December 3

=== Milwaukee Bucks Team Report – December 3 ===

(Sports Network) – Michael Redd scored 25 points and Joe Smith added 18, as
the Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Atlanta Hawks, 106-94, Tuesday at Philips
Arena.

Erick Strickland and Dan Gadzuric chipped in 15 points apiece for Milwaukee,
which has won four of its last six contests.

Atlanta trimmed an 11-point deficit early in the fourth quarter to 94-90 on a
layup by Theo Ratliff with 3:44 remaining.

Milwaukee then responded with a 9-0 spurt to extend the lead to 103-90 with
just 1:11 left. Redd ignited the decisive run with a three-pointer and capped
it with a jumper.

Damon Jones contributed 11 points and 10 assists for Milwaukee.

Bucks forward Tim Thomas missed his fourth straight game with a sprained
ankle, while teammate Toni Kukoc (back) also sat out the contest.

Milwaukee halted a three-game skid at Atlanta.

The Bucks are off until Friday when they visit Jason Kidd and the New Jersey
Nets.

MIL