NBA Preview from The Sports Network
Wednesday, December 19th (All times eastern)
Sacramento Kings (10-14) at Milwaukee Bucks (10-14), 8 p.m.
(Sports Network) - The Sacramento Kings conclude a five-game road trip when they visit the Milwaukee Bucks tonight at the Bradley Center.
This is the second and final meeting of the campaign between the clubs. On December 10th, John Salmons scored 22 points and the Kings rallied in the fourth quarter for a 96-93 victory over Milwaukee at ARCO Arena.
Sacramento has won two in a row and six of the last seven contests in the series. The Kings have won seven of their last 11 at Milwaukee.
The Kings are 2-2 on their swing. On Tuesday, Francisco Garcia drained a big three-pointer with 15.7 seconds left to help lift Sacramento over the New Jersey Nets, 106-101, at the Izod Center. Garcia ended with 24 points in the victory.
Ron Artest scored 20 points and Brad Miller notched a double-double with 23 points and 10 rebounds in the win for Sacramento, which improved to 2-10 on the road this season.
After tonight's contest, Sacramento returns home for a four-game homestand versus Denver, Boston, Philadelphia and Phoenix.
Milwaukee tries to get back on the winning track, as it opens a two-game homestand against Sacramento. On Monday, Zydrunas Ilgauskas drained three jumpers off LeBron James double-teams in the second overtime, as Cleveland pulled off a 104-99 victory over the Bucks at Quicken Loans Arena.
Michael Redd led six Bucks in double figures with 22 points to go along with seven rebounds and nine assists. Desmond Mason notched a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds, while Charlie Villanueva and rookie Yi Jianlian both netted 13 in defeat.
The Bucks are a solid 8-2 at home this season. They are scheduled to host the Charlotte Bobcats on Saturday at the Bradley Center.
12/19 11:08:06 ET