Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 3/31/13
If they hope to make a run at seventh place in the Eastern Conference, the Milwaukee Bucks really need to take care of business against the NBA-worst Charlotte Bobcats. The Bucks will try to win for only the fourth time in 12 games and beat the Bobcats for the 10th straight time in Milwaukee on Monday night. While they have a 5 1/2-game lead over ninth-place Philadelphia, the Bucks (35-37) have dropped five of six and are struggling to gain ground on seventh-place Boston. Milwaukee plays only four of its remaining 10 games at home. The Bucks had a five-point lead on their home court early in the fourth quarter Saturday, but Oklahoma City put together a 19-2 run down the stretch and cruised to a 109-99 win. "I thought that we competed and from that perspective, I was very happy with our physical effort," said coach Jim Boylan, whose club shot 37.8 percent. "We just didn't make enough shots." That was certainly the case for Milwaukee leading scorer Monta Ellis, who scored nine p...
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