Saturday , Mar , 11 , 2006 C.Y. Ellis

Bucks open homestand against Clippers

(Sports Network) – The Los Angeles Clippers go for their third straight win
tonight, as they visit the Milwaukee Bucks at the Bradley Center.

This is the second and finale meeting of the season between the clubs. On
November 15th, Sam Cassell finished with 23 points and nine assists to lead
the Clippers to a 109-85 victory over the Bucks at the Staples Center.

The home team has won three straight and 10 of the last 11 meetings in this
series, while the Clippers have won two straight and four of the last five
contests. The Clippers have lost six of seven and eight of their last 10 at

LA plays the second of a brief two-game road trip. On Friday, Sam Cassell
scored 32 points as the Clippers downed the Chicago Bulls, 107-96, at the
United Center.

All-Star Elton Brand posted 19 points and 13 rebounds in the win over Chicago
for the Clippers, who have won five of their last seven games overall.
Vladimir Radmanovic scored 14 points and Corey Maggette contributed 14 points
and grabbed 10 boards, while Cuttino Mobley and Shaun Livingston both netted
10 in the victory.

The Clippers are 14-15 as the visitor this season.

Milwaukee opens a three-game homestand this evening. Michael Redd poured in
26 points, dished out six assists and hit four key free throws down the
stretch to help the Bucks knock off the Boston Celtics, 92-86, on Friday at TD
Banknorth Garden.

Bobby Simmons added 18 points and eight rebounds in the win over Boston for
the Bucks, who halted a three-game skid. Jamaal Magloire chipped in 16 points,
while T.J. Ford and Andrew Bogut both netted 11 in the victory.

The Bucks are 17-13 at the Bradley center this season. They have dropped four
in a row at home. Milwaukee will host the Atlanta Hawks on Monday and the
Bulls on Wednesday.