Milwaukee Bucks Team Report – March 7
=== Milwaukee Bucks Team Report – March 7 ===
(Sports Network) – The Milwaukee Bucks lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers,
106-97, on Saturday at Gund Arena.
Michael Redd paced the Bucks with 18 points, and Brian Skinner added 15 with
eight rebounds. Damon Jones and Keith Van Horn each chipped in 13 points for
Milwaukee, which lost its second in a row after a four-game winning streak.
Milwaukee fought back after trailing for most of the game to take an 83-81
lead with 9:37 to go in the fourth quarter on a three-point play by Skinner.
But the Cavs quickly re-established a four-point lead with a 6-0 burst.
Cleveland held that lead throughout the rest of the game, although the Bucks
did pull within two points at 93-91 with just under five minutes to play on a
pair of Redd free throws.
But over the next two minutes, Cleveland outscored Milwaukee 8-2 and led
101-93 on an Zydrunas Ilgauskas hook with three minutes to go. The Bucks would
get no closer than six points the rest of the way.
The All-Star Redd has scored in double digits in 37 straight games. He has
averaged 22.2 points in his last 10 contests.
The Bucks are off until Monday when they visit All-Star Allen Iverson and the
Philadelphia 76ers at the Wachovia Center. Milwaukee is 2-0 against the Sixers