Monday , Jan , 19 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

Bucks and Magic meet in first of home-and-home set

=== Bucks and Magic meet in first of home-and-home set ===

Orlando, FL (Sports Network) – The Milwaukee Bucks try to get back on the
winning track today when they travel to Orlando to face Tracy McGrady and the
Magic this afternoon in the first of a home-and-home set at TD Waterhouse

These two teams will meet once again on Wednesday at the Bradley Center.

On Saturday, the Bucks were defeated by the Detroit Pistons, 99-94, in a
Central Division battle at the Bradley Center.

Michael Redd poured in 30 points in the loss for the Bucks, who had a 10-game
home winning streak snapped. Milwaukee fell for the first time as host since a
December 6th game versus Washington.

The Bucks, who have lost three of their last five on the road, are 7-13 as the
visitor this season.

Orlando comes into today’s contest having lost nine of its last 11.

The Magic lost to the New Orleans Hornets, 91-90, on Saturday at New Orleans
Arena. McGrady poured in 33 points for Orlando, which lost on the road for the
eighth straight time. Juwan Howard added 16 points, while Tyronn Lue chipped
in 10.

McGrady had an opportunity to steal the win against the Hornets, but he was
bumped by P.J. Brown on a layup attempt, and no foul was called with only a
second remaining.

Orlando, which has won two of its last three at home, is 5-14 as the host this

In 2002-03, the teams split four contests as each club won once on the road
and once at home.

Overall, Milwaukee has won two of three and three of the last five meetings.
The Bucks have lost two of its last three at Orlando.