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ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- Athletes often try to play off the first few games against their former teams as just another game.
Bucks guard J.J. Redick didn't use the clich when talking about facing the Orlando Magic on Sunday at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, instead he's more focused on getting his current team back on track and snapping Milwaukee's three-game losing streak.
"My mindset today and going into tonight and tomorrow morning is I'm treating it as an important game, just like last night was," Redick said. "We're in the mix right now and every win is key for us.
"It's a must-win. We're at a place where we have to start winning some games again."
Since coming over from Orlando on Feb. 19, Redick has averaged 14.2 points and 2.6 assists per game for the Bucks, shooting 46.3 percent from the field and 35.1 percent from beyond the arc.
Though he spent the first six and a half seasons of his career with the Magic, Redick's...
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MILWAUKEE Jim Boylan certainly didn't sugarcoat anything about the way the Milwaukee Bucks played Sunday afternoon, though he couldn't help but smile after watching the show Monta Ellis put on to will the Bucks to victory.
Ellis scored 25 points in the fourth quarter and 33 points in the second half to finish with a season-high 39 points in Milwaukee's 115-109 comeback...
The folks over at Grantland have chosen to get in spirit of March Madness by constructing a bracket of the most hated college players of the last 30 years — and letting readers decide the champion. Duke was awarded an entire region unto themselves, for two reasons, mainly: 1) they have that many hated players (for a multitude of irrational reasons the public has decided on), which...
The NBA has fined Milwaukee Bucks forward Larry Sanders $50,000 for using offensive language and criticizing officials.
Sanders was displeased after getting whistled for a foul on Miami's LeBron James with 2:44 left in the fourth quarter of Milwaukee's 107-94 loss to the Heat on Friday night. He received two technicals and was ejected after directing a derogatory term at...
MILWAUKEE -- If the Milwaukee Bucks are going to snap Miami's 20-game winning streak Friday night, they are going to have to do it without one of their best defensive players.
Small forward Luc Richard Mbah a Moute will miss his third straight game with turf toe, hampering Milwaukee's ability to guard LeBron James and Dwyane Wade.
Slowing James and Wade is hard for anybody...
(18-48) vs. (32-32)
Time/TV: 1 p.m./FSFlorida
Line: Bucks by 8.5
Tickets: $5-$190 on Vivid Seats
Season Series: Magic lost 107-98 in Milwaukee on Feb. 2; Today in Milwaukee; April 10 in Orlando
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Monta Ellis scored a season-high 39 points, including 25 in the fourth quarter, and the Milwaukee Bucks rallied for a 115-109 over the Orlando Magic on Sunday.
Ersan Ilyasova added 20 points and 11 rebounds for Milwaukee, which ended a three-game losing streak. Brandon Jennings had 15 points and 14 assists.
The Bucks ended the game on a 30-12 lead to pull out...
The NBA season is here. With that in mind, it is time to flip through the book on the 2012-13 season and to take a look at what the season might have in store -- especially when it comes to the Magic. Be sure to look out for more of these team capsules and to check out all the blogs taking part in this year's NBA Blog Preview (don't worry, I will be linking to all of them...
MILWAUKEE -- Tobias Harris kept hearing folks around him telling him to be patient. Keep working and your time will eventually come.
He'd just have to be ready.
Opportunity presented itself last month when Harris was traded from the Milwaukee Bucks to the Orlando Magic along with Beno Udrih and Doron Lamb in exchange for J.J. Redick, Ish Smith and Gustavo Ayon.
After losing to the NBA's hottest team, the Milwaukee Bucks hope to avoid matching their longest skid of the season while hosting Florida's other, currently less successful, club.
Looking to get back on track offensively, the Bucks try to avoid a fourth straight defeat Sunday against the lowly Orlando Magic.
Though Milwaukee (32-32) has a seven-game lead over Toronto for...