The Milwaukee Bucks dropped to 0-2 in exhibition play, falling for the second straight game to the Dallas Mavericks, 128-112 at Fiserv Forum on Monday night.
The Bucks have struggled to defend the three previously and it continued Monday night. The Mavericks hit 22 of 46 from distance (47.8%).
The Bucks trailed 32-28 after the first quarter, then got hot, outscoring the Mavericks 41-27 in the second quarter to lead 69-59 at the break. But Mike Budenholzer’s squad couldn’t follow through in the second half. They were outscored 36-24 in the third quarter and 33-19 in the fourth. [Read more…]