NBA Game Summary - Milwaukee at San Antonio
(Tuesday, December 26th)
Final Score: Milwaukee 114, San Antonio 107
San Antonio, TX (Sports Network) - Michael Redd scored 36 points to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to a 114-107 victory over a San Antonio Spurs team that was hit hard by a holiday bug, and sat three players, including Manu Ginobili, with the stomach flu.
Tim Duncan led the Spurs with 25 points and 12 rebounds, and Tony Parker scored 24 points and tallied 10 assists in the loss, the Spurs' second in three games after winning five straight. Michael Finley scored 15 points for San Antonio, and Eric Williams added 14 points off the bench.
In addition to Ginobili, the Spurs were also missing Matt Bonner and Brent Barry. All three players were suffering from the stomach flu.
Maurice Williams scored 23 points for Milwaukee, which extended its season- high winning streak to five games. Andrew Bogut scored 14 points and pulled down 11 rebounds, and Ruben Patterson scored 13 points for the Bucks.
Williams hit a step-back jumper with 16.5 seconds left to put the Bucks up 112-107, sealing the comeback victory. The Bucks had edged into the lead for good on a Bogut layup with 5:31 left that put Milwaukee up 100-99. A Finley three brought San Antonio to within 110-107 with 45 seconds left, but Williams hit his jumper to put the Spurs up five with only 16.5 ticks remaining, a deficit San Antonio could not overcome.
San Antonio led 82-69 with 4:39 left in the third quarter after Duncan sank a bank shot, but the lead didn't hold up. Milwaukee answered with a 14-2 run, pulling to within 84-83 with 50 seconds left in the quarter on a Charlie Villanueva jumper. Bruce Bowen hit a three, though, to send the Spurs into the fourth quarter up 87-83.
The Spurs led 33-31 after the first quarter, and 61-55 at halftime.
This was just San Antonio's second loss in 10 games this year when Parker registered eight-plus assists...This was just the second time in 18 games this season that the Spurs lost when scoring 100-plus points.
12/26 23:08:45 ET