The Milwaukee Bucks were held to 33% shooting from the field and made just 3 of 13 three-point field goals, falling to the San Antonio Spurs 95-70. The 70-point total is a season low for the Bucks.
After the Bucks climbed to within 50-44 early in the third quarter, the Spurs went on a 15-to-one run and the Bucks never challenged from there.
The Spurs outscored the Bucks 28-17 in the third quarter and it became a game for the reserves in the fourth quarter.
Khris Middleton had 16 points to lead the Bucks (7-12). Greg Monroe added 14 points and seven rebounds. Jerryd Bayless didn’t play and second-year guard Tyler Ennis started in his place.
The Bucks guards combined to shoot seven for 32 from the field.
Tim Duncan had 16 points and ten rebounds for the Spurs (15-4) who have won 19 straight home games. The Bucks haven’t won in San Antonio dating back to 2008.