NBA Preview from The Sports Network
Wednesday, December 27th (All times eastern)
Milwaukee Bucks (14-14) at Memphis Grizzlies (6-23), 8 p.m.
(Sports Network) - The streaking Milwaukee Bucks play the middle contest of a three-game road trip when they stop off in Memphis to battle the Grizzlies at FedExForum.
Michael Redd scored 36 points to lead the Bucks to a 114-107 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday at the AT&T Center. Maurice Williams scored 23 points in the win for Milwaukee, which extended its season-high winning streak to five games.
Andrew Bogut scored 14 points and pulled down 11 rebounds, while Ruben Patterson finished with 13 points in the victory over San Antonio.
Milwaukee is 6-10 on the road this season. The Bucks will visit superstar LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday at Quicken Loans Arena in the final of the swing.
Memphis plays the first of a short two-game homestand. On Tuesday, Gilbert Arenas poured in 31 points on 9-of-13 from the floor as the Washington Wizards knocked off the Grizzlies, 116-101, at the Verizon Center.
Alexander Johnson recorded his first career double-double with 23 points and 10 boards in the loss to Washington for the Grizzlies, who have lost four in a row and 10 of their last 11 games overall. Pau Gasol tallied 13 points, five rebounds and five assists, while Chucky Atkins finished with 15 points in defeat.
The Grizzlies are 4-8 at home this season. They will host T.J. Ford and the Toronto Raptors on Saturday.
This is the second and final meeting of the season between the clubs. On December 8th, Ruben Patterson scored 30 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead the Bucks to a 100-94 win over the Grizzlies at the Bradley Center.
The Bucks have won two of the last three contests in this series.
Milwaukee has lost four straight and five of its last six at the Grizzlies.
12/27 14:47:53 ET