ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- Bucks guard Monta Ellis was involved in a minor fender bender Tuesday, causing him to miss practice.
Milwauke coach Jim Boylan said Ellis was OK after the minor accident and should be in Milwaukee's starting lineup for Wednesday's game against Philadelphia. After scoring just eight points in Saturday's loss to Detroit, Ellis bounced back Monday with 24 points, seven rebounds, eight assists and six steals.
It was the 21st consecutive time Ellis has followed a single-digit performance by scoring at least 10 points in the next game. Ellis has not had consecutive single-digit scoring games since 2007.
Since coming to the Bucks in a trade last March, Ellis' scoring has been down from the gaudy scoring numbers he was posting in Golden State, and he's shooting a career-worst 39.9 percent from the field this season.
When asked after Monday's game why his game has been different in Milwaukee, Ellis said he's just doing what he's asked to do as a player.
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