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Tuesday, January 8th (All times eastern)

Milwaukee Bucks (13-20) at Philadelphia 76ers (14-20), 7 p.m.

(Sports Network) - The Philadelphia 76ers are back at home after a lengthy road trip and will host the Milwaukee Bucks tonight at the Wachovia Center.

Philadelphia went 2-4 on its six-game road trip out west and has lost three in a row. In Sunday's 109-96 setback to Allen Iverson and the Denver Nuggets at the Pepsi Center, Andre Miller had 22 points and six assists to lead the Sixers.

Andre Iguodala added 14 points and 10 boards, while Samuel Dalembert had 10 points and 15 rebounds for Philadelphia, which will work on its 7-9 home record this evening versus the Bucks.

Milwaukee will wrap up a short two-game road trip and posted a 93-89 victory in the opener of the trek on Sunday against the Charlotte Bobcats.

Charlie Bell scored a season-high 27 points and Andrew Bogut registered a season-high 25 points, as the Bucks improved to 4-15 on the road this season. Bogut added eight rebounds and Mo Williams donated 17 points for Milwaukee.

The Bucks were without leading scorer Michael Redd, who missed his second straight game with a deep left thigh bruise. Redd is questionable for Tuesday's game in South Philly.

Also on the injury front for Milwaukee, centers Dan Gadzuric (shoulder) and Jake Voskuhl (hip) are both questionable for Tuesday's game.

Philadelphia posted a 114-99 win over Milwaukee on November 27 this season at the Bradley Center. The Sixers have won two of three and three of the last five encounters with the Bucks.

Milwaukee has lost four of six and six of its last 10 games at the Sixers.

01/08 13:12:01 ET


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