OK, so it wasn't exactly the way the Bucks wanted to start the season but you have to start somewhere.
Milwaukee blew an 11-point halftime lead before falling to Charlotte, 96-95, Monday night at the Time Warner Cable Arena.
The turning point for the Bucks came in the third quarter.
After turning the ball over just five times in the first half while shooting 44 percent from the field, the Bucks committed six turnovers in the third, leading to 13 Charlotte points as the Bobcats outscored Milwaukee, 30-14 and held the Bucks to just four baskets from the field on 16 attempts.
"They took it to us in the third quarter and we had a problem responding," Bucks head coach Scott Skiles said.
Other notes and observations from the Bucks' 96-95 loss to Charlotte:
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