BOGUT BUCKS BREUER - Bucks center Andrew Bogut (475) moved past Randy Breuer (474) for fifth place in
blocks on Tuesday night, but Bogut wasn't done there. He also passed Jack Sikma (3,087) for seventh in rebounds
and currently stands at 3,103 for his career. Bogut also passed Jay Humphries (4,336) for 20th place in points
scored and stands at 4,340. Next on each list for Bogut is Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in blocks (495), Sidney Moncrief in
rebounds (3,447) and Oscar Robertson in points (4,701).
DEFENSIVE DEER - The Bucks just wrapped a stretch where they faced four consecutive opponents who were
ranked in the top-10 in scoring on the day of the game. In the first three games Milwaukee held New York, Atlanta
and Golden state to an average of 19.8 points below their season average. The Lakers came into Tuesday's game
as the top scoring team in the league and tallied 118 points, 5.5 over their season average. The Bucks are still
third in the league in points allowed at 92.0 and fifth in defensive field goal percentage at 43.6.
BOARDEER WARS - The Bucks have outrebounded foes in eight of 11 games this year, including the last four. In
those four, they've posted advantages of seven, 16, 12 and 11 on the boards and have gone 3-1 in that stretch.
They've averaged 48.5 rebounds (194) to 37.0 for their opponents (148) with both Andrew Bogut (11.0) and Drew
Gooden (10.3) snagging double-digit rebounds. Ersan Ilyasova (6.5), Brandon Jennings (6.0) and Luc Richard Mbah
a Moute (5.8) have all contributed more than five rebounds. On the season the Bucks average 44.3 rebounds,
good for fourth in the NBA. They're ranked eighth in offensive rebounds (12.4) and ninth in defensive (31.9) to join
the Lakers and Wolves as the only teams ranked in the top 10 in offensive and defensive rebounding. The Bucks
.528 rebounding percentage is second in the NBA.
NEARING NUMBERS - Drew Gooden passed the 7,000-point mark and Keyon Dooling swiped his 400th steal on Tuesday against Los Angeles and a few
other personal milestones are on the way for Bucks players. Earl Boykins (596) is four games away from 600. Carlos Delfino (249) is one steal away from
250 for his career and (346) needs four threes to reach 350. Drew Gooden (444) is six steals away from 450 and (392) eight blocks away from 400. Ersan
Ilyasova (489) needs 11 field goals for 500 and (142) eight 3-pointers for 150. Brandon Jennings (1,458) needs 42 points for 1,500. Corey Maggette
(11,962) is 38 points away from 12,000 for his career. John Salmons (1,484) needs 16 assists for 1,500. The Bucks franchise (1,795) is five wins from
1,800. That's 14th among active franchises, but their .525 winning percentage (1,795-1,6267) is eighth among active franchises. Only Phoenix has been in
the NBA as long as the Bucks among teams ahead of Milwaukee in wins. All other franchises joined the league before Milwaukee.
- Brandon Jennings is averaging 22.0 points, 6.0 rebounds, 6.0 assists and 1.0 steal in the last four games.
- Over the last two tilts Andrew Bogut has averaged 10.0 points, 17.5 rebounds and 5.5 blocks. Drew Gooden
has averaged 19.0 points and 11.5 rebounds while shooting 57.7 percent (15-26) in those two games.
- The Bucks allow the second-fewest points in the paint each game at 34.2. The Magic lead the league at 32.4
points in the paint allowed each night. Milwaukee is tied for ninth in second chance points at 14.1 and allow
the sixth fewest at 11.6, but have outscored foes 16.5-12.5 over the last four in second chance points.
- Corey Maggette is averaging 13.1 points off the bench, good for second on the Bucks and ninth among
reserves in the NBA. He gets those points in 20.4 minutes each night, which is tied for 47th among reserves.
His 56 made free throws are tops among reserves and tied for 18th in the league.
- The Bucks are fifth in the league at 19.6 points off turnovers each night.
- On Tuesday, the Bucks 11th game of the season, the Lakers were the first team in the league to score 100
points in regulation against the Bucks and shoot better than 50.0 percent against them.
- Over their last five contests Brandon Jennings (14-30, 46.7 percent) and John Salmons (10-21, 47.6 percent)
have combined to connect on 47.0 percent (24-51) of their 3-point attempts.