Wednesday , Mar , 08 , 2006 C.Y. Ellis

Skidding Bucks host Kings at Bradley Center

(Sports Network) – The Milwaukee Bucks try to put the brakes on a two-game
skid when they welcome the Sacramento Kings tonight to the Bradley Center.

On Saturday, Eddy Curry ended with 20 points and 11 rebounds and Jalen Rose
contributed 19 points to help the New York Knicks to a 103-98 win over the
Bucks at the Bradley Center.

Sharp-shooting Michael Redd finished with 23 points and six assists and Joe
Smith netted 19 in the loss to New York for the Bucks, who have dropped six of
their last eight games overall.

Milwaukee is a respectable 17-12 at home this season. The Bucks have lost
three in a row at the Bradley Center.

Sacramento plays the finale of a five-game road trip. It is 3-1 on the current
swing. On Monday, Mike Bibby netted 29 points and dished out 10 assists to
lead the Kings to an easy 109-84 win over the New Jersey Nets at Continental
Airlines Arena.

Brad Miller added 21 points and seven rebounds for the Kings, who have won
four of their last five games overall. Bonzi Wells finished with 16 points
and 10 boards off the bench, while Ron Artest and Kenny Thomas both netted 11
in the victory.

The Kings are just 10-20 as the visitor this season.

This is the second and final meeting of the season between the squads. On
November 18th, Mike Bibby scored 17 points to lift Sacramento to a 103-82 win
over the Bucks, 103-82, at ARCO Arena.

Sacramento has won three straight eight of the last nine contests in this
series. The Kings have won four in a row at Milwaukee.