How long has it been since the Milwaukee Bucks last won a game in Phoenix?
Ronald Reagan was president.
Gas was 95 cents a gallon.
Steve Winwood's "Higher Love" was the record of the year.
The Suns still played at the Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
And longtime Bucks analyst Jon McGlocklin was in his first season paired with current play-by-play partner Jim Paschke.
February 21, 1987 marked the last time the Bucks left the Valley of the Sun victorious. John Lucas had 24 points and 10 assists in Milwaukee's 115-107 victory. But since then, the Bucks have lost 24 straight in Phoenix.
How do you explain such a streak? Looking at the fortunes of the two franchises during that stretch, it's not hard to see the difference. The Suns have been one of the NBA's best teams over the last 25 years while the Bucks have struggled, making the playoffs just 10 times during that same stretch.
Milwaukee head coach Scott Skiles coached the Suns from 1999 to 2002.
"Through the 90s, the Su...