Where the wild things are: Grizzlies host Bucks
(Sports Network) – The Milwaukee Bucks try to put a two-game losing streak to
rest tonight when they visit the Memphis Grizzlies at FedExForum.
Milwaukee suffered a 108-105 loss to the Orlando Magic on Wednesday at the TD
T.J. Ford scored a career-high 34 points and added 11 assists, while Michael
Redd chipped in 25 points for the Bucks, who have lost three of their last
Milwaukee leads Indiana by just a half game for the sixth spot in the Eastern
Conference playoff race. The Bucks will conclude a three-game road trip in
Memphis and have lost their last five games away from the Bradley Center.
The Bucks are 14-24 on the road this season.
Memphis is currently seeded No. 6 in the Western Conference playoff race and
has won two straight after a three-game slide.
In their last game on Tuesday, the Grizzlies notched a 100-75 win over the
Golden State Warriors.
Chucky Atkins netted a game-high 22 points and dished out five assists to lead
the Grizzlies at FedEx Forum.
Pau Gasol registered 16 points, seven rebounds and six assists for the
Grizzlies, who are 1 1/2 games behind the fifth-place Los Angeles Clippers in
the Western Conference.
Jake Tsakalidis recorded 11 points and a game-high 11 rebounds, while Bobby
Jackson contributed 10 points for Memphis.
The Grizzlies will conclude a three-game homestand against Milwaukee and have
won eight of their last nine games as the host. They are 27-11 at home in
Milwaukee won the first meeting of the season with Memphis by an 88-78 score
on February 4. The Grizzlies, though, have won five of the last seven
The Bucks have lost three straight and four of their last five at the