NBA Preview from The Sports Network |
Wednesday, November 22nd
(All times eastern)
Philadelphia 76ers (4-6) at Milwaukee Bucks (3-8), 8 p.m.
(Sports Network) - Two teams riding three-game losing streaks square off
tonight, as the Milwaukee Bucks host the Philadelphia 76ers at the Bradley
Milwaukee has dropped three in a row and seven of eight, including Tuesday's
93-88 setback to the Indiana Pacers at Conseco Fieldhouse.
Bucks star Michael Redd scored 21 points for the second straight game, while
Maurice Williams led Milwaukee with 22 points and nine assists. Dan Gadzuric
notched 13 points and 11 rebounds for the Bucks.
Meanwhile, the Sixers have lost three straight and six of seven. They were
without stars Allen Iverson and Chris Webber for Wednesday's 97-87 loss
against the Detroit Pistons at the Wachovia Center. Iverson was out after
having surgery on his wisdom tooth and Webber missed the game with a bad back.
Iverson and Webber are both questionable for Wednesday's game at the Bucks.
In Tuesday's loss, Willie Green scored a career-high 24 points on 10-of-21
shooting and Andre Iguodala and Kyle Korver contributed 13 apiece for the
Sixers. Kevin Ollie had 11 points and Samuel Dalembert pulled down 15 boards
in the loss.
Milwaukee won three of four games against Philly last season. The 76ers have
won six of nine and seven of the last 12 meetings in the series.
Philadelphia has won three of four and six of nine at Milwaukee.
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