Redd, Bucks storm past Warriors
Milwaukee, WI (Sports Network) – Michael Redd poured in 31 points, Charlie
Bell reached double digits for the 19th straight time with 20 points and
Andrew Bogut scored 13 points to go along with 14 rebounds, as Milwaukee
trounced Golden State, 122-101, at the Bradley Center.
Ruben Patterson added 19 points off the bench for Milwaukee, which won its
second straight game overall and third straight in the series. It was the
Bucks’ first season sweep of the Warriors since 2002-03.
Mo Williams added 16 points and a season-high 13 assists for the Bucks.
“It really was a very balanced attack tonight. Everybody stepped up,” Redd
said. “Our bench came in and played well.”
Monta Ellis led six Warriors in double figures with 17 points and Al
Harrington donated 15 points in the loss. Kelenna Azubuike tallied 14 points
in defeat for the Warriors, who have dropped three in a row.
The game got out of hand during the second and third quarters, when the Bucks
outscored the Warriors, 64-48, then cruised to victory in the fourth stanza.
A quick 7-0 push in the second quarter gave the Bucks a 62-50 edge. Redd
capped the spurt with a long three-pointer.
Milwaukee then ended the third quarter strong, tallying the final 11 points
for an insurmountable 91-68 advantage. Bell and Redd drained three-pointers,
Redd sliced to the basket to start a three-point play and Williams drained a
jumper with 33 ticks left.
The Bucks held their own in the fourth quarter for the large victory.
Jason Richardson and Josh Powell scored 12 points each in the loss…Milwaukee
drained 13-of-27 from beyond the arc…The game featured only two lead
changes…Attendance was 13,409.