Nuggets host Bucks
(Sports Network) – The Denver Nuggets have won two in a row and will welcome
the Milwaukee Bucks Monday night to the Pepsi Center.
Winners of four of their last five games, the Nuggets posted a 102-101
overtime win on Friday at Minnesota.
Carmelo Anthony poured 30 points, including the game-winning three-pointer,
and Andre Miller notched 19 points and 13 assists for Denver, which has won
two of three games against the Timberwolves this season.
The Nuggets will be at home for the next two games before heading to Houston
on March 3. After two more home games, Denver will open a seven-game road trip
starting on March 9 in Philadelphia.
Denver is 7-3 in its last 10 home games and owns an 18-11 mark as the host
Meanwhile, the Bucks are barely clinging to the eighth and final playoff spot
in the Eastern Conference.
Michael Redd paced the Bucks on Saturday night against the Hawks with 21
points six rebounds. Milwaukee defeated Atlanta 99-89 at Philips Arena and
ended a four-game overall and seven-game road losing streak.
The Bucks are 11-17 on the road this season.
In the first meeting of the season between these two squads, Anthony netted a
game-high 38 points to lead Denver to a 100-93 victory on January 14th at the
Bradley Center. Earl Boykins chipped in 21 points off the bench for the
Nuggets, while Redd scored a team-high 25 points for the Bucks.
This is the second and final meeting of the campaign between the clubs.