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Matt Barnes scored 21 points, Blake Griffin had 18 points and 11 rebounds and the Los Angeles Clippers routed the cold-shooting Milwaukee Bucks 111-85 on Saturday night for their ninth consecutive victory.
DeAndre Jordan added 15 points and 11 rebounds for Los Angeles, which had lost three in a row in Milwaukee. Griffin had three spectacular dunks in a brief stretch in the third quarter.
It's the longest winning streak for the franchise since the Buffalo Braves captured 11 in a row during the 1974-75 season
The Bucks, who had won four in a row, shot 36 percent from the field.
Marquis Daniels scored 16 points for Milwaukee and Monta Ellis had 13, but went 4 for 14 from the floor. Brandon Jennings was held to nine points on 3-for-13 shooting.
The Clippers put together a 20-6 surge to build a 28-15 lead after one. Jordan had eight points in the first.
The Bucks scored the first seven points of the second period, including back-to-back 3-pointers by Ersan Ilyasova and Luc Rich...
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MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Matt Barnes scored 21 points, Blake Griffin had 18 points and 11 rebounds and the Los Angeles Clippers routed the cold-shooting Milwaukee Bucks 111-85 on Saturday night for their ninth consecutive victory.
DeAndre Jordan added 15 points and 11 rebounds for Los Angeles, which had lost three in a row in Milwaukee. Griffin had three spectacular dunks in a brief stretch...
MILWAUKEE -- The music was blasting, and the Los Angeles Clippers were singing and dancing along. Meanwhile, off in the corner of the visitors' locker room at the BMO Harris Bradley Center, veterans Chris Paul and Caron Butler were having a conversation.
Somehow the two could hear each other over the music and jubilation of a team that had just won its ninth game in a row, but...
MILWAUKEE Milwaukee Bucks center Joel Przybilla has been suspended one game without pay by the league for hitting a referee with a thrown basketball.
The league announced the suspension Sunday, a day after Przybilla was called for a technical foul late in the fourth quarter of Milwaukee's 111-85 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers.
Upset after a foul call on Bucks forward Drew...
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The Los Angeles Clippers have a solid starting five and a deep bench. On Saturday night, it was Matt Barnes' turn to lead the way to another victory.
Barnes scored 21 points, Blake Griffin had 18 points and 11 rebounds and the Clippers routed the cold-shooting Milwaukee Bucks 111-85 for their ninth consecutive victory.
DeAndre Jordan added 15 points and 11...
MILWAUKEE -- Ask Monta Ellis about his career-low shooting percentage, and his answer will be simple. He'll say that he's getting his usual shots, that he just needs to knock them down.
Ellis is a scorer, so naturally he believes he can make just about any shot on the court, and he certainly has during his eight-year NBA career.
But as this season's numbers continue to...
MILWAUKEE A perfect storm was working against the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday.
Playing back-to-back games is something that happens frequently in the NBA, but a team playing on consecutive days while their opponent is fully rested is a tough task.
That's exactly what the Bucks faced for the first time this season Saturday. Add in the fact that the game was against one of the...
Banged up, battered and bruised, the Milwaukee Bucks found a way to get the job done yet again.
Playing down three players, with three more fighting to play through injuries and illness, Milwaukee won its fourth straight game. Forcing 27 turnovers, the most by an opponent since 2003, the Bucks did just enough to squeak out a 90-86 victory in Cleveland.
While the headlines will...
The Milwaukee Bucks will be without one of their bench players on Tuesday night when they take on the Indiana Pacers. Joel Przybilla will not be missing time because of an injury. Instead, he will be serving a one-game suspension for his actions Saturday night.According to Charles F. Gardner of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Przybilla's suspension was announced yesterday...
Monta Ellis scored a season-high 33 points, Brandon Jennings added 16 and the Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 90-86 on Friday night.
The win gave Milwaukee a season-high four-game winning streak and was the Bucks' ninth straight victory over the Cavaliers.
Kyrie Irving scored 26 points to lead Cleveland, which committed a season-high 27 turnovers. The Cavaliers...
In this edition of The #NBA Is Tweeting, Quincy Acy eats a pancake, Ron Artest cries, Marquis Daniels takes a cab ride, and Kendall Marshall ponders peoples’ affinity for slot machines. Also, Wilson Chandler listens to some old-school hip hop, Stephen Jackson gets into the holiday spirit, and James White leaves Christmas shopping to the birds…
Quincy Acy (@QuincyAcy): But...
The Milwaukee Bucks lost to the LA Clippers last night 111-85. It was never close. Bucks fall to 12-10. Ralphnuts had the work Christmas party last night, so fortunately, breezed quickly threw this one on tape delay this morning. Ugggglllllyyyyy.
Positives: Really hard to find any positives out of this one. Hey, Epke Udoh shot 4/5, that’s pretty good. Hopefully, a good reality...
Celtics (22-7) vs. Bucks (19-13)
December 14, 1979
The Celtics opened their third straight weekend set of three-games-in-three-days with the Western Conference’s Milwaukee Bucks. The two teams squared off just five days earlier at the MECCA and were set to conclude the season series at the friendly confines of the Boston Garden. Don Nelson’s Bucks had started...
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Jamal Crawford and Blake Griffin had 15 points apiece as the Los Angeles Clippers stretched their winning streak to 10 games with an 88-76 victory over the Detroit Pistons at The Palace Monday night. Chris Paul added 14 points and Caron Butler chipped in 11. The streak is the longest since the franchise moved to Los Angeles. The Clippers can match the Buffalo...