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Syracuse and Virginny have played 12 mins of hoops and the score is 11-2? Now THAT'S madness.
Bucks coach Jason Kidd said O.J. Mayo did not practice due to hamstring injury and will be out Tuesday.
Jared Dudley went through all of practice Monday and said he is good to go vs. Denver on Tuesday night.
Marleezy put me on ….and for that I’m thankful …LOL http://t.co/LrN9zCrTo0
WOW! LeBron goes 3-11 at FT line.
Hubie's most annoying trait: his initial reaction is wrong, then he sees replay and doubles down on it despite obvious evidence to contrary.
Off day in Denver! I think it's time for some team bonding! Movie day!!!
Bucks fall, 82-75, as offensive woes continue. Middleton has 18 and Carter-Williams 16.
Hayward has miserable outing - 4 of 18 FGs -- yet Jazz still beat offensive -challenged Bucks 82-75.
Big 3-point play by Gobert after Booker forced MCW into turnover. Led to break.
Bucks went down 8 before back-to-back triples by Middleton and Mayo. Bucks need Mayo to be scorer off bench. Jazz 65, Bucks 63.
BYW: Jazz managed only 11 pts in 3rd q. Brutal.
Bucks outscore Jazz in third, 15-11.
Bucks have only 55 points after 3 quarters but only trail Jazz by 3. A masterpiece this isn't.
Ennis misses on drive to hoop and Bucks trail at end of third, 58-55. Both teams shooting below 40% mark.
Bucks have outscored Jazz 14-7 in third quarter. Utah is 2 for 13 in quarter.
Kidd not going to let another shooter get going tonight. Burke hits a 3 and immediate timeout by Bucks. Utah has just 2 FG in third.
Henson and Pachulia in together with this unit.
Jared Dudley and O.J. Mayo giving team encouragement in huddle during timeout. Jazz leads 51-49.
Bucks more aggressive in third and Giannis with monster putback. Now MCW ties it on drive to hoop.
Giannis scoreless in 18 first-half minutes and did not attempt a shot. Hasn't looked same since all-star break.
Jazz has 15 TOs leading to 15 Bucks points.
Antetokounmpo, who has been in a horrendous shooting slump, didn't take a single shot in 18 minutes in 1st half.
HT: Jazz 47, Bucks 40. Ilyasova with 10 points and Middleton 10 for Bucks, who are shooting 44.7%. But 15 TOs lead to 14 Jazz points.
Snyder took Gobert out of game for rest of half.
Zaza super hot at Gobert and jawing at him. Double techs called by Ron Garretson on centers. Maybe a fire-up tactic?
Hayward shows his ups on dunk. Jazz leads 45-35 with 1:39 left in half. Burke having big half with 12 points off bench.
Since jettisoning Brandon Knight, the Bucks offense has been offensive.
Bucks turn it over and Jazz making them pay with dunk by Booker. Nine turnovers for 12 Jazz points.
Ilyasova's errant 3 sticks on the top of the backboard. That kind of night for Bucks so far.
End of first: Jazz 26, Bucks 18. Second straight night Bucks start slowly with 18 in first quarter. Shooting 40% but Jazz at 53.3%.
Sloppy turnover by O'Bryant leads to break for Utah and 2 FTs for Burke.
Henson having a hard time getting that lefty hook off against Gobert. Jazz big man just made 3rd block - 2 on Henson.
O'Bryant also enters for Ilyasova. No Dudley tonight due to sore left knee.
Mayo getting ready to enter after this timeout. Game tied at 18-18 after Trey Burke sinks 3-pointer.
Gobert with 6 points and 4 rebs in first 6 minutes. Saw him in summer league last year and you could see improvement. Has continued.
MCW forces Exum into two quick fouls and Trey Burke enters for Jazz.
Stifle Tower rejects MCW at the rim.
Bucks in red unis tonight in Salt Lake City. Going against Rudy Gobert, aka the French Rejection or if you like, the Stifle Tower.
Kidd also said no plans to sign anyone right now for open roster spot.
Mayo has been out last two games due to right hamstring injury.
Kidd said X-rays negative on tests of Dudley's left knee. Dudley out tonight and will rest. O.J. Mayo returns to action off bench vs. Jazz.
Many tributes coming from around league for Anthony Mason, who died Saturday at age 48. Was with Bucks two seasons.
Last time Bucks won in SLC was 10-30-01 in 119-112 OT decision. Mke starters: Mason, Przybilla, Allen, Cassell and Robinson.
Rip Anthony Mason.
Jazz had 15 blocked shots - including 6 by C Rudy Gobert in 104-82 win at Denver on Friday. Bucks in SLC tonight - 12 straight Ls in Utah.
Halfcourt shot update: Zach Randolph is 2-3 on shots from halfcourt and beyond this season. Everyone else in the NBA combined is 3-293.
Kidd on loss to Lakers: "36 points in the fourth; you can't have that happen. Especially after we got a lead ... We got out of character."
Bucks F Jared Dudley had X-ray taken on left knee after game. He said it was kneecap that gave him trouble last season with Clippers.
Lakers win third straight and Bucks open western trip with 101-93 loss at Staples. Had 11-point lead in third but faltered in fourth.
Bucks needed a lot of luck to beat Lakers in Milwaukee. Probably got what they deserved tonight.
Pretty sure all of Bayless FT misses this year are in the fourth quarter.
Lin clobbers Giannis on the head, Davis with the block. OK.
Bucks closing lineup is 1/8 from three tonight. We may be having this conversation again soon.
Ellington 14 in fourth after going scoreless in first 3 quarters. Now 6 of 13 and 2 of 6 from 3.
Ellington on fire and Lakers lead 92-86.
Bucks left hottest guy in gym and Ellington drains a 3.
Staples Center crowd was quiet but into it now for final 5 minutes.
Lakers up 85-83 as Ellington scored twice on break.
Awful shot from Bayless sets up the Laker runout.
Ellington 3-pointer over Ilyasova brings Lakers within 77-76 and Kidd calls a timeout w/9:15 left.
Bucks lead 72-65 after three quarters. Giannis 11-7-4. Ilyasova and Middleton 10 pts each.
Joey Crawford even looks good giving a T for a defensive 3-second violation. Does it with gusto.
I'm enjoying the Lakers' Ryan Kelly-based offense.
I'm enjoying the "Not settling for jump shots" version of MCW.
MCW scores on pair of bank shots, then finds Giannis on break and he is fouled. Hits 1 of 2 FTs. Bucks up 54-47.
HT: Bucks 47, Lakers 45. Plumlee 6 points off bench and big spark in second quarter. Giannis 8 points and Bayless with 7.
Make it a 21-4 run as officials add a point after reviewing Ennis shot - ruled a 3 not a 2.
Bucks went on 20-4 run capped by crazy tip-in by Giannis where he reached way back. Plumlee had a block called a goaltend - Kidd not happy.
Stu Lantz got really excited about a step-back 3 from Ellington...which missed, because step-backs are not good shots.