WORKING OVERTIME - The Bucks tied a franchise record on Sunday by playing in their ninth overtime game,
matching their overtime total in 1977-78 (8-1 in those games) and 1997-98 (5-4). Milwaukee holds a 4-5 record in
their league-leading nine OT games this season (Atlanta, Dallas, Memphis and New York are the next closest with
seven). Chicago's five overtime wins is tops in the league with the Bucks tied for second with Atlanta, Dallas,
Denver, and the L.A. Lakers.
RIDNOUR POWER - Luke Ridnour is becoming a big power surge off the bench for the Bucks and has scored
double figures in each of his last five games, averaging 13.2 points, 4.6 assists and 1.0 steal in those five and
shooting 54.3 percent (25-46), including 46.7 (7-15) from three-point range.
NO. 3 FOR 3 3'S AT THE BC - Three has been a magic number for Brandon Jennings and the Bucks, especially at
the Bradley Center. When Jennings hits three or more three-pointers at home, the Bucks are 11-2. Led by Jennings,
whose 128 three-pointers rank second among rookies and 17th in the NBA, the Bucks are closing in on the
franchise record for three-pointers in a season. Milwaukee has currently hit 563 shots from behind the arc, 30
away from the club record of 593. Their 563 made threes rank them fourth in the NBA.
DEER SEASON - Since the calendar turned to February, it has been deer season in Milwaukee with the Bucks tied
for a league-best 20 wins since February 1. Their .741 winning percentage (20-7) is third in the Eastern
Conference to Cleveland (.800, 20-5) and Orlando (.769, 20-6) over that time and fifth best in the NBA. The Bucks
are outscoring foes 96.3-92.2 over that stretch and have held 19 of those 26 opponents under 100 points,
including 13 to 89 or less.
BUILDING BLOCKS - Andrew Bogut (439) continues his climb up the all-time franchise blocks list as he is now three blocks away from passing Marques
Johnson's 441 for sixth in Bucks history. Bogut, who began the season outside of the top 10 in career blocks, has already passed Glenn Robinson (351),
Paul Pressey (372), Dan Gadzuric (414) and Vin Baker (429). The Aussie is second in the NBA in blocks with an average of 2.5 per game and has blocked a
shot in his last 35 games. Bogut's 164 blocks this season are the most by a Bucks player since Alton Lister had 167 in 1984-85 and give him the seventh
highest single-season block total in Bucks history. The Bucks are 14-3 when their center swats four or more attempts in a game. Additionally, the Bucks are
23-6 when the Aussie scores 17 or more; 16-3 when Bogut scores 20 or more points; and 13-1 when he scores at least 20 points with 10 or more rebounds.
SALMONS RUN - Since acquiring John Salmons at the trade deadline, the Bucks have gone on a 16-4 (.800) run, including 9-2 at home. Salmons is
averaging a team-high 20.1 points to go with 3.4 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 1.3 steals in his 20 games as a Buck, leading or tied for the team lead in scoring
in 10 of those games and scoring double-figures in 19 of them. Salmons has also tallied 10 games with 20 points or more.
- Milwaukee secured their 10th win of the month on Sunday, giving them consecutive 10-win months (10-4 in
February, 10-3 in March so far) for the first time since 2000-01 when they posted a 10-4 December followed
by an 11-4 January. The Bucks also finished with an 8-7 mark in January, giving them three consecutive
winning months for the first time since that 2000-01 season when they finished with five straight months with
a winning record.
- The Bucks are 11-7 in games that see at least 10 lead changes, as Sunday's win over Memphis did, and 7-5
in games that are tied ten or more times.
- Charlie Bell played in the 350th game of his career on Sunday.
- Milwaukee had three players tally six assists or more on Sunday, with eight from Brandon Jennings, seven
from Luke Ridnour and six from John Salmons.
- The Bucks have won 16 of their last 20 (.800) and are 22-7 (.759) since January 27.
- Jerry Stackhouse (16,004) became the 87th player in NBA history to score at least 16,000 points on Sunday,
finishing the game with seven. He's also two steals (848) from 850 for his career.
- Andrew Bogut and Dwight Howard are the only players in the NBA averaging 15.0 pts, 10.0 rebs and 2.0 blks.
- Carlos Delfino (493) is seven assists from 500 career dishes four threes from a career-high in three-pointers
(currently 120 with Toronto in 07-08).