Monday , Mar , 28 , 2005 C.Y. Ellis

Milwaukee Bucks Team Report – March 28

=== Milwaukee Bucks Team Report – March 28 ===

(Sports Network) – The reeling Bucks will attempt to halt a five-game losing
streak this evening, when they host the playoff hopeful Indiana Pacers at the
Bradley Center.

Milwaukee has won two of three meetings between the teams this season. The
Bucks have won six of eight and nine of their last 15 meetings. Indiana has
lost four straight and eight of its last nine at Milwaukee.

Milwaukee has lost eight of 10 and nine of its last 12 games, including a
94-89 defeat to the Utah Jazz on Saturday at the Delta Center. Maurice
Williams tallied 19 points and Desmond Mason had 16 for the Bucks, who went
winless on their five-game West Coast road swing.

Milwaukee, which has dropped nine in a row overall on the road, received 14
points from Michael Redd in defeat. Toni Kukoc tallied 13 points and Marcus
Fizer tacked on 10 points in the game.

The Bucks shot 44 percent from the field, including 5-of-11 (.455) from three-
point range. Milwaukee hit 20-of-22 (.909) from the free throw line, while
losing the rebounding war, 38-34.

Milwaukee, which is beginning a four-game homestand, is 20-13 at the Bradley
Center this season. The Bucks have won two straight and four of their last
five home games.

The Bucks are 13th in the league in scoring (97.2 ppg), while ranking 20th in
points allowed per contest (99.5). Milwaukee is 23rd in the league in point
differential (-2.3).

Following tonight’s contest, Milwaukee will have a day off before hosting
Golden State on Wednesday. The Bucks will also host Memphis (Friday) and New
York (Sunday) this week.