Final Score: Milwaukee 116, Philadelphia 106
Milwaukee, WI (SportsNetwork.com) - Khris Middleton scored 27 points and the
Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 116-106 on Saturday night.
Caron Butler added 22 points and 11 rebounds, while Brandon Knight finished
with 21 points and six assists for Milwaukee, which snapped a five-game losing
Butler returned to the lineup after missing 12 games with a swollen left knee.
"I got a rhythm early and fed off my teammates," Butler said.
Thaddeus Young had 30 points and 10 rebounds and Spencer Hawes tallied 25
points and 11 boards for the Sixers, who have dropped 12 straight road tilts.
"Trying to find 48 minutes worth of defense has been a problem," Sixers head
coach Brett Brown said.
The Bucks led 59-49 at the break, but the Sixers scored the first eight points
of the third to pull within 59-57. Middleton then put in six points during a
10-2 Milwaukee swing to put the hosts back up by double digits, 71-61, with
7:06 remaining in the third.
The Bucks headed into the fourth with an 85-72 advantage and led by as many as
19 in the final frame before cruising to the easy win.
Earlier, Milwaukee scored six of the final eight points of the opening stanza
and took a 29-23 cushion into the second.
The Bucks shot 52.4 percent (43-of-82) from the floor and sunk 23-of-25 foul
shots (92 percent) ... Michael Carter-Williams had 19 points and 12 assists
for Philadelphia ... Miroslav Raduljica scored 14 points off the bench for the
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