Originally written on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 11/28/12
The Milwaukee Bucks' reserves are playing with quite a bit of confidence. That doesn't come at a good time for the New York Knicks, who are looking to snap a three-game losing streak on the road. The Bucks try to keep things rolling on the heels of their huge comeback victory as the Knicks visit Wednesday night in a battle of first-place teams. After coach Scott Skiles cleared his bench late in the third quarter on Monday, his reserves led Milwaukee (7-5) back from a 27-point deficit in a 93-92 win at Chicago. Ersan Ilyasova came off the bench for the first time in 2012-13, scoring 12 of his season-high 18 points in the fourth quarter as the Bucks outscored the Bulls 30-12 in the final 12 minutes. Milwaukee's reserves, which helped the team snapped a three-game skid, outscored the Bulls' bench 56-10. The unit has been a strength for the Central Division-leading Bucks, who are first in the NBA in field goal percentage (48.0) and rank second in scoring (42.1) off the bench. "We ...
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