Saturday, the Milwaukee Bucks got away with one. At least that's how Scott Skiles felt. The Bucks didn't show up on the defensive end, but were able to score and make one big play in the end to win.
Against Charlotte on Monday, it was more of the same. The result appeared as if it was going to be the same, too, as Milwaukee built an 11-point lead in the fourth quarter by doing what has been a staple of its hot start, getting stops that lead to easy baskets.
That quickly stopped and Saturday's Bucks showed up again, only this time their opponent capitalized. Making all 16 of their fourth quarter free throws and getting a huge 3-pointer from Ramon Sessions, the Bobcats rallied for a 102-98 victory, snapping the Bucks' three-game win streak.
"Our whole approach tonight was not good," Skiles said. "We had great difficulty just remembering plays. We were just mentally kind of out of it.
"We had several silly fouls. We just weren't into the game...