Originally written on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 2/6/12

Golden State Warriors head coach Don Nelson, left, restrains Stephen Jackson, after Jackson had been whistled for a technical foul during the second quarter against the Milwaukee Bucks at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California, Wednesday, December 10, 2008, The Warriors defeated the Bucks, 119-96. (D. Ross Cameron/Oakland Tribune/MCT) Photo via Newscom Photo via Newscom

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ST. FRANCIS, Wis. Monday was something of an odd day for the Milwaukee Bucks. For the first time in what seemed like an eternity, the team took part in a full practice. The compressed, 66-game schedule this season has left little time for practice or film sessions, as teams are playing as many as four games a week. The Bucks recently played four games in a five-night stretch and have played 13 of their first 23 games on the road, leaving little time to fine tune."We needed a practice to shore things up a little bit and get our focus back," said assistant coach Jim Boylan, taking over for head coach Scott Skiles, who missed practice due to illness. "(We've had) a lot of slippage in a lot of different areas and having a day like today gives you a chance to get back to your basics."The practice couldn't come at a better time. After disappointing losses Friday in Detroit and Saturday against the Bulls, the 10-13 Bucks have a hefty slate ahead of them beginning with a rematch Tuesday ...
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