Saturday , Apr , 03 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

Milwaukee Bucks Team Report – April 3

=== Milwaukee Bucks Team Report – April 3 ===

(Sports Network) – Michael Redd scored 23 points to lead Milwaukee to a
107-89 win over Cleveland at the Bradley Center.

Desmond Mason and Brian Skinner finished with 18 points apiece for the Bucks,
who won for the second time in three games and are in a heated battle for the
fourth spot in the Eastern Conference with Miami and New Orleans. Joe Smith
contributed 15 points.

During a tightly contested third quarter, the Bucks went ahead 76-70 on a
layup by Smith with 3:49 remaining.

Milwaukee, which hit 13-of-22 shots from the field in the quarter, scored the
final six points of the third to lead 89-78. Skinner’s three-point play with
18.5 seconds to go capped the surge.

A basket by Toni Kukoc with less than five minutes left in the fourth quarter
put the Bucks ahead 103-83.

Cleveland got no closer than 16 points the rest of the way.

Milwaukee returns to action on Sunday against the Toronto Raptors.