NBA Game Summary - Milwaukee at Memphis
(Tuesday, February 5th)
Final Score: Milwaukee 102, Memphis 97
Memphis, TN (Sports Network) - Mo Williams poured in 32 points as the Milwaukee Bucks rallied to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 102-97 at FedExForum.
Williams shot 14-of-22 and scored all 10 Milwaukee points as the Bucks closed the game with a 10-0 run.
Charlie Villanueva added 16 points and 16 rebounds for the Bucks, who snapped a three-game skid. Charlie Bell donated 17 points for Milwaukee, which was again without leading scorer Michael Redd.
Redd missed his fifth straight game due to a strained left knee.
Mike Miller scored a season-high 32 points and Rudy Gay added 21 for the Grizzlies, who have dropped four straight. Darko Milicic had 11 points and 11 boards for Memphis.
A Miller jumper with 2:10 remaining gave the Grizzlies a 97-92 lead before Williams took over. Williams then made four consecutive jumps shots and Milwaukee led 100-97 with 29 seconds left.
Gay's three-point attempt with eight seconds to go was no good and Williams hit two free throws, icing the win.
Memphis came out hot early, drilling its first eight shots. Milicic's turnaround hook shot with 7:08 left in the first quarter put the Grizzlies ahead 19-8. The Grizzlies finished the first quarter shooting 75 percent and led 31-23.
Milwaukee was able to get within 54-50 at the half.
The Bucks opened the third quarter with an 8-3 run, capped by a Villanueva dunk, to give Milwaukee a 58-57 edge. The Bucks closed the third with a 7-2 surge and led 78-73 heading into the final quarter.
Miller's three with 4:01 left capped a 12-2 run and gave Memphis a 93-88 lead.
The Bucks have won four in a row versus Memphis...Milwaukee rookie Yi Jianlian, who injured his right shoulder in the Bucks' 91-83 loss to the Houston Rockets on Saturday, did not play...Milwaukee shot 47.8 percent, Memphis shot 47.4...Milwaukee outrebounded Memphis 48-34...Kwame Brown, Javaris Crittenton and Jason Collins, all recently acquired in trades, were in uniform for Memphis. Brown and Crittenton saw action.
02/05 23:13:08 ET