Milwaukee Bucks Team Report – January 22
=== Milwaukee Bucks Team Report – January 22 ===
(Sports Network) – Michael Redd scored 32 of his career-high 40 points in
the second half to lead the Milwaukee Bucks past the Orlando Magic, 113-102,
on Wednesday at the Bradley Center.
Redd was 16-of-25 from the field for the Bucks, who halted a two-game skid and
posted their 11th win in 12 tries at home. Desmond Mason scored 18 points and
Joe Smith added 12 in the win.
“I was in an unbelievable zone,” Redd said after the game. “We had to get off
that two-game schneid.”
The Bucks took an 87-84 lead early in the fourth quarter courtesy of a Toni
Kukoc three-pointer. Orlando continued to play catch-up and Keith Bogans
pulled the Magic within 91-89 with a trey midway through the period. With 2:48
to go in the game, Redd converted a three-point play to extend the lead to
Orlando got right back into the game with an 8-0 run capped by Drew Gooden’s
1-of-2 free throws with 1:01 left. Redd countered with another three-point
play for a 105-100 cushion. The Magic never got any closer.
The 113 points by the Bucks were a season high. Milwaukee has won eight of its
last 11 games.
Redd is averaging 29.3 points in his last three games.
The Bucks are off until Friday when they host the Toronto Raptors.