NBA Preview from The Sports Network
Tuesday, April 1st (All times eastern)
New York Knicks (20-53) at Milwaukee Bucks (24-48), 8 p.m.
(Sports Network) - The struggling Milwaukee Bucks will try to put the brakes on a four-game losing streak tonight, when they welcome the New York Knicks to the Bradley Center.
Milwaukee has dropped four in a row and 10 of its last 11 games, including Saturday's 114-111 setback to the Chicago Bulls at the United Center. Michael Redd scored a game-high 33 points for the Bucks. Charlie Villanueva totaled 26 points and nine boards, while rookie Yi Jianlian dropped 14 points in defeat.
The Bucks are 1-6 in their last seven home games, and own an 18-18 record at the Bradley Center this season. On the injury front for Milwaukee, center Andrew Bogut (nasal surgery) is questionable for Tuesday's game.
New York will continue a five-game road trip tonight, and is 0-2 so far on the swing. The Knicks dropped their fourth straight game away from the Big Apple after suffering a 114-109 setback to the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday at Philips Arena.
Jamal Crawford had 39 points, with 19 coming in the third quarter, and also handed out eight assists for the Knicks, who have lost seven of their last eight games overall, and nine of 10 on the road. David Lee posted his fifth straight double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds in a losing effort.
The Knicks will also visit Memphis and New Orleans on the current trek, and are 7-29 away from Madison Square Garden this season. New York forward Zach Randolph (flu) is questionable against Milwaukee.
Tuesday's game between the Knicks and Bucks is the third and final meeting of the regular season. New York has won the first two matchups and four straight overall.
New York has won two in a row and three of its last four as the guest in this series.
04/01 10:25:50 ET