NBA Preview from The Sports Network
Tuesday, November 6th (All times eastern)
Toronto Raptors (2-1) at Milwaukee Bucks (1-2), 8 p.m.
(Sports Network) - The Toronto Raptors try to bounce back from a tough loss, as they visit the Milwaukee Bucks tonight at the Bradley Center.
On Sunday, Ray Allen scored a game-high 33 points and hit a winning three- pointer with 2.6 seconds remaining in overtime as the Boston Celtics defeated the Raptors, 98-95, at Air Canada Centre.
T.J. Ford, who started his career with the Bucks, ended with a career-high 32 points on 12-of-21 from the field, including 3-of-4 from beyond the arc in the loss for the Raptors. All-Star Chris Bosh added 19 points and 10 rebounds, while Jason Kapono scored 10 points in defeat.
The Raptors, who opened the campaign with two straight wins, will host the Orlando Magic on Wednesday at Air Canada Centre. Toronto is 1-0 on the road this season, as it crushed the New Jersey Nets, 106-69, on Friday at the Izod Center.
Milwaukee attempts to win back-to-back games. Michael Redd scored 27 points and rookie Yi Jianlian netted 16 as the Bucks held off the Chicago Bulls, 78-72, to win their home opener on Saturday at the Bradley Center.
Charlie Bell finished with 11 points for the Bucks, who earned their first win of the season after losing a pair of games on the road to Charlotte and Orlando.
The Bucks will visit Yao Ming and the Houston Rockets on Friday at the Toyota Center, and Tim Duncan and the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday at the AT&T Center.
Toronto won three of four from the Bucks last season. The Raptors have won two in a row in Milwaukee.
11/06 10:44:07 ET