NBA Preview from The Sports Network
Saturday, December 10th (All times eastern)
Cleveland Cavaliers (11-7) at Milwaukee Bucks (10-7), 8:30 p.m.
(Sports Network) - Central Division rivals square off tonight, as the Cleveland Cavaliers visit the Milwaukee Bucks at the Bradley Center.
Cleveland has won two of three and four of the last seven meetings in this series. The Cavaliers have lost six straight after winning their last two at Milwaukee
On Wednesday, Michael Redd poured in a game-high 24 points, including six in the final 2:04, as the Bucks scored the final 10 points, on the way to an 88-85 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers at the Wachovia Center.
Rookie Andrew Bogut had the go-ahead basket with 10.7 seconds left, Maurice Williams contributed 16 points and Jamaal Magloire added seven points and 14 rebounds in the win over Philadelphia for the Bucks, who have beaten the Sixers in all three meetings this season.
Lightning quick guard T.J. Ford finished with 12 points Wednesday for Milwaukee, while Bogut netted six, grabbed eight rebounds and handed out six assists for the Bucks, who have won four of their last five games overall.
The Bucks are 5-3 at home this season.
The Cavaliers try to get back on the winning track this evening. On Friday, Vince Carter scored a season-high 38 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and dished out six assists to lead the New Jersey Nets over Cleveland, 109-100, at Quicken Loans Arena.
LeBron James finished with 32 points and fellow All-Star Zydrunas Ilgauskas scored 22 points and grabbed eight boards in the loss to New Jersey for the Cavs, who have dropped three of their last four games overall.
Cleveland is 4-5 on the road this season. The Cavaliers have also lost three of their last four as the visitor.
12/10 10:07:18 ET