Wednesday , Mar , 17 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

Milwaukee Bucks Team Report – March 17

=== Milwaukee Bucks Team Report – March 17 ===

(Sports Network) – The Milwaukee Bucks lost their third straight game on
Tuesday, as they were defeated by the Portland Trail Blazers, 100-99, at the
Bradley Center.

Michael Redd scored a game-high 26 points for the Bucks, who have dropped
three straight. Desmond Mason added 18 points and Keith Van Horn contributed

The Bucks are in fifth place in the Eastern Conference playoff race, one game
behind the New Orleans Hornets.

Milwaukee is off until Saturday when it starts a five-game road trip in
Phoenix against the Suns. The Bucks will also play the Los Angeles Lakers,
Sacramento Kings, Golden State Warriors and Chicago Bulls on the swing.

Earlier this season, the Bucks defeated the Suns, 95-87, on January 7th at the
Bradley Center.

Redd has scored 20 or more points in six of his last nine games. He has
averaged 21.6 points in his last 10 contests.