April 16, 2014

Bucks struggle to keep momentum, fall to Pistons

The Milwaukee Bucks dialed up a huge victory over the Miami Heat on Saturday night at the Bradley Center.  They followed that up with a disappointing loss to the Detroit Pistons 96-94 on Sunday night in Auburn Hills, Michigan.

Detroit forward Tayshaun Prince hit a pair of free throws with 10.9 seconds left to give the Pistons the final margin of victory.

The Pistons blew a 14-point lead as the Bucks mounted a comeback in the 4th quarter.

Monta Ellis, who had a chance to tie in the final seconds, but missed a runner from about 12-feet.  Ellis had 30 points and Ersan Ilyasova added 24 to lead the Bucks.  Guard Brandon Jennings was held to 9-points.

The Bucks return to action Wednesday night against San Antonio at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.