Bucks at Thunder
Lead Changes: 9
Times Tied: 8
Box Score and Recap

Attendance: 18,203
Duration: 2 hours 13 minutes

35-47
55-27
110
106

1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter OT Final Score
16
30
18
32
14
110
21
22
31
22
10
106

TRIPLE-DOUBLE THE FUN Drew Gooden registered his first career triple-double Saturday night against Cleveland with 15 points, 13 rebounds and 13 assists. His 13 dimes were a career-best, the most by a Bucks player this season and the most assists by a Bucks player 6-10 or taller since Toni Kukoc had 12 dimes on November 13, 2002. Gooden's triple-double was the second by a Bucks player this season as Brandon Jennings finished with 20 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists against Charlotte on October 30. It is the first time since 2002-03 that the Bucks had two triple-doubles recorded in one season (two for Sam Cassell) and the first time since 1986-87 that two different players recorded triple-doubles in one season (Paul Pressey and Terry Cummings). Gooden then followed up that performance with a double-double Monday night against Toronto with 19 points and 11 rebounds. His five assists were a team-high for the evening. For the month of April, Gooden is averaging 13.3 points on 42.9 percent from the field (36-84) while grabbing 7.9 rebounds.

BURNING DOWN THE HOUSE Bucks guards Brandon Jennings and John Salmons have been lighting it up over the last three games. They both lead the team with 22.0 points apiece over the last three as they each have scored in double-figures over the last three. Jennings is shooting 51.1 percent (24-47) from the field while Salmons is at a 67.5 percent (27-40) clip. The two have combined for 132 of the Bucks 301 points over the last three games, which is 43.9 percent of the team's points.

SWEET SALMONS On Monday night, John Salmons had another productive night, finishing with a game-high 24 points on 9-14 (.642) from the field. The game before, Salmons had a 32-point performance and hit 77.8 percent (14-18) of his field goal attempts and his 14 makes were a Bucks season-high. Salmons has scored in double figures in five of his last six games and is averaging a team-best 18.5 points on 45-76 (.592) from the field and 7-13 (.538) from 3-point range in those six.

POSITIVE PROGRESSION Bucks GM/Coach combination John Hammond and Scott Skiles took over the team prior to the 08-09 season after two years where the club ranked near the bottom of the league in defensive numbers. The Bucks have held 18 of their last 21 opponents under 100 points and a franchise-best 62 opponents under 100 points (second in the league). The Bucks also set a new franchise record this year with holding 30 teams to under 90 points (fourth in the league).

  • Tonight is the Bucks final game of the 2010-11 season. Last year, the Bucks defeated Boston in their season finale, snapping a streak of six-straight seasons with a loss in the final game of the regular season.

  • On Monday night, Milwaukee closed out its home schedule, defeating (and sweeping) the Raptors 93-86. The Bucks finished the home slate 22-19. In the last two seasons, the Bucks have a 50-32 (.610) record at the Bradley Center.

  • The Bucks are 4-3 in the month of April (including a perfect 3-0 at home). With a win Wednesday, the Bucks would have a winning record for the month of April for the second-straight year (5-3 last year). The last time that happened was in April 2003 (6-1) and 2004 (4-3). Milwaukee owns a 152-172 (.469) franchise record in the month of April.

  • On Monday, Toronto scored 33 points in the first quarter, which tied a Bucks opponent season high for the first quarter, but was limited to just 35 points in the entire second half.

  • It would take a big night from Brandon Jennings but he could pair with Carlos Delfino to become the first Bucks duo to connect on 100-plus 3-pointers in consecutive seasons. Delfino has already eclipsed the 100- mark at 103 and Jennings (97) needs three more 3-pointers to accomplish the feat. Last year Jennings sank 145 threes while Delfino had 134 to combine for 279, the fourth-most for two players in team history. Jennings is 10th in franchise history with 242 3-pointers and Delfino (237) is just five away in 11th place.

  • The Bucks bench has outscored its foes 288-219 (36.0-27.4) over the last eight games. The Bucks have had at least one reserve in double-figures in seven of those eight games.
Jennings
Salmons
Delfino
Mbah a Moute
Gooden
PG
SG
SF
PF
C
Westbrook
Sefolosha
Durant
Ibaka
Perkins
*Projected Starters by Bucks.com


Player Injury
Status
Jon Brockman Left shoulder
Out
Andrew Bogut Right elbow pain
Out
Player Injury
Status
Leandro Barbosa Sore right pinky finger
Day-to-Day
Amir Johnson Sore left ankle
Day-to-Day
Andrea Bargnani Sore right ankle
Day-to-Day
Jose Calderon Sore left hamstring
Day-to-Day
Sonny Weems Sore right knee
Day-to-Day
Linas Kleiza Right knee surgery
Out


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