NBA Preview from The Sports Network
Friday, December 7th (All times eastern)
Milwaukee Bucks (8-9) at Seattle SuperSonics (4-15), 10:30 p.m.
(Sports Network) - The Milwaukee Bucks continue their five-game road trip, as they visit the Seattle SuperSonics tonight at KeyArena.
Milwaukee is 1-1 on the swing. On Wednesday, Baron Davis finished with 20 points and nine assists to lead the Golden State Warriors to a 120-90 rout of the struggling Bucks at ORACLE Arena.
Michael Redd ended with 24 points in the loss for the Bucks, who have dropped five of their last six games overall. Bobby Simmons chipped in 13 points for Milwaukee, which was 3-of-13 from three-point range.
The Bucks will visit the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday at the Rose Garden and the Sacramento Kings on Monday at ARCO Arena. Milwaukee is 2-7 on the road this season.
The SuperSonics conclude a five-game homestand. They are 2-2 on the stand. Nick Collison scored 18 points and grabbed 17 rebounds in his first game back from a broken nose, as Seattle beat the Los Angeles Clippers, 95-88, on Wednesday at KeyArena.
Rookie phenom Kevin Durant also scored 18 points for Seattle, which has won two of its last three games overall. Damien Wilkins and Wally Szczerbiak both finished with 17 points in the victory.
Seattle is 2-8 at home this season. After tonight's contest, the SuperSonics will embark on a five-game road trip to New Orleans, Chicago, New York, Minnesota and Chicago.
On the injury front for Seattle, guards Delonte West (plantar fasciitis in right foot) and Luke Ridnour (torn left quadriceps) are questionable for tonight's contest. Ridnour last played on November 13th, while West did not play against the Clippers.
This is the first of two meetings between the Bucks and SuperSonics. Milwaukee is scheduled to host Seattle on March 5, 2008 at the Bradley Center.
These teams have split the last six contests. Milwaukee has dropped seven straight and 15 of its last 16 at Seattle.
12/07 10:50:24 ET