The Milwaukee Bucks lost their fourth straight game, falling to the Portland Trailblazers 107-95 in Portland on Tuesday night.
The Bucks have dropped six of their last seven as they go limping into the all-star break. They fell to 20-31, a season worst 11 games below the .500 mark. They rank 13th out of 15 teams in the Eastern Conference and trail Indiana by 6 1/2 games for the final Eastern Conference playoff spot.
CJ McCollum scored 30 points to lead the Trail Blazers (24-26) to their ninth win in the last eleven games.
The Bucks scored the first basket of the game but never led again. They trailed 79-73 entering the fourth quarter.
Khris Middleton had 21 points and eight rebounds but the Bucks guard missed his first nine shots. Middleton is 14 of 58 (24%) over three-plus games.
Giannis Antetokounmpo added 19 points, eight rebounds and five assists. Greg Monroe had 17 points and eight rebounds.
The Bucks will close out their road trip at Utah on Friday night.