Wednesday , Nov , 19 , 2003 C.Y. Ellis

Bucks and Nuggets meet at Pepsi Center

Denver, CO (Sports Network) – The Denver Nuggets attempt to get back on the
winning track tonight, as they host the Milwaukee Bucks at the Pepsi Center.

The Nuggets had their two-game winning streak halted Tuesday night with an
89-76 setback at Minnesota.

Nikoloz Tskitishvili scored 14 points for the Nuggets, while Jon Barry and
Rodney White each scored 11 points. Rookie sensation Carmelo Anthony added 10
points and nine rebounds, while making just 3-of-12 shots from the floor.

Denver shot poorly as a team in the loss, hitting on just 32 percent (27-
of-84) of its shots.

The Nuggets were playing without second-year center Nene, who missed the game
with a strained left groin. He is listed as questionable for tonight’s

The Bucks also lost on Tuesday night, falling to Atlanta, 101-93, at the
Bradley Center.

Tim Thomas scored 17 points and Michael Redd added 12 points, but shot just 3-
for-15 from the field.

Joe Smith had 10 points and nine rebounds for Milwaukee, which has lost three
of its last five games.

The Nuggets snapped a four-game series losing streak versus Milwaukee in the
last meeting on March 26.

However, Denver has dominated the Bucks at home, winning 26 of 32 all-time
meetings in Colorado. The Nuggets have won four of the last five matchups at
the Pepsi Center.

The Nuggets are 3-1 at home this season.

Milwaukee is just 1-3 against Western Conference teams this season. The Bucks
are also 2-2 on the road.