NBA Preview from The Sports Network
Friday, November 27th (All times eastern)
Milwaukee Bucks (8-5) at Oklahoma City Thunder (8-7), 9:30 p.m.
(Sports Network) - The Oklahoma City Thunder will kick off a five-game homestand tonight versus the Milwaukee Bucks at the Ford Center.
Oklahoma City has alternated wins and losses over its past seven games and is coming off Tuesday's 104-94 victory at Utah. Young star Kevin Durant scored 11 of his game-high 28 points in the third quarter and Jeff Green contributed 19 points in a winning effort.
Russell Westbrook scored 17 points, as Oklahoma City bounced back from a loss against the Los Angeles Lakers Sunday night. James Harden scored 10 points in a reserve role for the Thunder.
"We're passing the ball to each other. We are sharing the ball a lot, and helping out on defense as well," stated Durant. "This is a good road win for us after a tough loss to LA."
The Thunder will also host the Rockets, 76ers, Celtics and Warriors on the residency.
Milwaukee has lost two straight since a three-game winning streak and will close out a four-game road trip Friday night. In a 102-99 overtime setback at New Orleans on Wednesday, rookie Brandon Jennings made just 4-of-15 from the field to finish with 14 points, eight assists and seven boards for the Bucks.
Luke Ridnour registered 23 points and 10 assists, while Hakim Warrick tallied 22 points and 10 boards in a losing effort. The Bucks are 1-2 on the trek.
In injury news for Milwaukee, forward Luc Mbah a Moute is questionable for Friday's game with a sprained left foot.
The Bucks won both tests with Oklahoma City last season and is unbeaten in the last three matchups. Milwaukee, though, has lost 16 of the last 18 road meetings.
11/27 10:32:41 ET