Bucks snap losing streak by beating up Raptors 92-74Wisconsin Sports
-- The Milwaukee Bucks ended a four-game losing streak with a 92-74 victory over the Toronto Raptors last night at the Bradley Center.
MILWAUKEE - The Milwaukee Bucks ended a four-game losing streak with a 92-74 victory over the Toronto Raptors last night at the Bradley Center.
John Salmons had his best game since returning last week from a strained right hip that forced him to miss eight contests. He led the Bucks in scoring with 17 points, and he added six rebounds. The game was close until early in the fourth quarter, when Milwaukee pulled away with a 14-0 run. Luc Richard Mbah a Moute had a game-high 14 rebounds plus 10 points off the bench. Andrea Bargnani scored 23 points for Toronto, which has lost 14-of-its-last-15.
Milwaukee gained some ground in the NBA playoff hunt, after Indiana lost last night. The Bucks are now one-and-a-half games behind both the Pacers and Charlotte for the eighth-and-final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. The Bucks will play tonight at Washington.