NBA Preview from The Sports Network
Sunday, November 11th (All times eastern)
Milwaukee Bucks (2-3) at San Antonio Spurs (5-1), 8 p.m.
(Sports Network) - The defending-champion San Antonio Spurs will shoot for their third straight win when they host the Milwaukee Bucks tonight at the AT&T Center.
San Antonio is 5-1 on the season and handed the New Orleans Hornets a 97-85 setback on Friday on the road. Tim Duncan had 24 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Spurs.
Tony Parker had a game-high 27 points and added eight assists, while Fabricio Oberto notched 13 points for the Spurs, who have won eight straight against the Hornets. Manu Ginobili had 14 points and 10 rebounds off the bench.
The Spurs are now home for two games versus Milwaukee and the Lakers. In injury news for San Antonio, guard Brent Barry is questionable for Sunday's game with a sprained right ankle.
Milwaukee, meanwhile, had a two-game winning streak stopped after Friday's 104-88 loss to the Houston Rockets at the Toyota Center.
Rookie Yi Jianlian ended with a career-high 19 points, scoring 17 in the second half, and grabbed nine rebounds for the Bucks. Michael Redd scored 26 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead Milwaukee, which fell to 2-3 on the young season.
San Antonio lost both meetings with Milwaukee last season. The Bucks have won three of the last four matchups in this series.
Milwaukee, though, has lost 11 of its last 15 at San Antonio.
11/11 10:40:23 ET