A matchup between the Milwaukee Bucks and Charlotte Bobcats looks a lot more intriguing than it did a year ago.
Two of the league's more surprising teams go head to head on Monday night as the Bucks visit the Bobcats looking for their first 4-0 road start in 11 years.
These clubs were a combined 56 games under .500 last season, with Charlotte finishing an all-time worst 7-59.
The Bucks (6-2) have given themselves an early lead in the Central Division with their best start since going 9-1 in 2001-02 - also the last time they won their first four away from Milwaukee. They hit a season-high 13 3-pointers Saturday in a 117-113 victory over New Orleans.
"We like where we're at record wise," said Mike Dunleavy, who scored 17 points off the bench. "We've got some things to shore up."
Milwaukee struggled to stop New Orleans, as the Hornets shot 53.2 percent from the floor - the best clip the Bucks have allowed. But six Milwaukee players scored in double figures, and Monta Ellis had six...