Friday , Apr , 07 , 2006 C.Y. Ellis

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
Waterhouse Centre.

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
four games.

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
2005-06.

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
meetings.

The Bucks have lost three straight and four of their last five at the
Grizzlies.

MIL MEM