Suns set in Milwaukee
(Sports Network) – The Phoenix Suns resume a five-game road trip tonight
when they visit the Milwaukee Bucks at the Bradley Center.
The Suns, seeded No. 2 in the Western Conference, opened the trip with
Monday’s 110-72 loss to the New Jersey Nets at Continental Airlines Arena.
Shawn Marion had 17 points and 12 rebounds for the Suns, who had a two-game
win streak come to an end. Eddie House added 15 points for Phoenix, losers of
three of its last five.
Phoenix has lost three in a row on the road and is 19-13 away from U.S.
Airways Center. After the Suns visit Milwaukee, they will travel to Indiana,
Toronto and Detroit.
Milwaukee, meanwhile, is holding on to the seventh spot in the Eastern
Conference playoff race and ended a two-game slide on Sunday in overtime
against the Raptors.
Michael Redd scored 35 points and dished out six assists in the 125-116
triumph at home.
Charlie Bell netted a career-high 18 points and added 11 assists, while Joe
Smith had 19 points off the bench for the Bucks, who have won three of their
last five games.
Milwaukee concludes a brief two-game homestand against Phoenix and has won
four in a row at the Bradley Center. The Bucks are 21-14 as the host this
Phoenix leads the season series, 1-0, after notching a 123-110 win on March 1
in Arizona. It has won four straight and 11 of 12 against the Bucks.
The Suns have won four of their last five and six of eight at Milwaukee.