August 22, 2014

Bucks win battle of the NBA’s worst teams

The NBA’s two worst teams hooked up in Philadelphia on Monday night and it was the Milwaukee Bucks that prevailed, rolling to a 130-110 win over the 76ers.

The Bucks scored 73-points in the first half and shot 57% from the field, in winning for the 11th time this season.  The Bucks (11-45)  trail the 76ers
(15-42) in the win column by four games in the chase for the top lottery position in the draft.

While the Bucks are going know where fast, Philadelphia has been even worst of late.  They’ve lost 11-straight games, including 10-straight at home.  They’ve dropped 21 out of 24 overall.

O.J. Mayo had 25 to lead the Bucks, hitting 7 of 9 from three-point range.  He led seven Bucks in double figures.

The Bucks hit 12 of 20 three-pointers and 48-84 shots overall.  They reached the 130-point plateau for the first time since last season.