Bucks at Raptors
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Times Tied: 9
Box Score and Recap

Attendance: 15,906
Duration: 1 hours, 33 minutes
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The Davis Dish - Bucks at Raptors Recap
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GRACE TOO It's like "The Hip" knew Brandon Jennings would come along when they wrote "Grace Too" and said "Armed with will and Determination and grace too" much like Brandon Jennings was Monday night as he finished with game-highs in points and rebounds (26 and nine respectively, the same as teammate Andrew Bogut) while also adding five dimes to the equation. It was Jennings' team-best eighth game with at least 15 points, five rebounds and five assists and the club is now 6-2 in those games. He has 19 of those games in his career.

STANDING TALL IN THE CENTRE, NOT UNLIKE THE CN TOWER Monday night Bucks centre Andrew Bogut stood tall against the Bobcats, tallying 26 points (second most this season) on 13-19 shooting to go with nine rebounds and two blocks. Over the last nine he has loomed in the middle for Milwaukee just as the CN Tower stands over Toronto Bogut is second on the team over his last nine (he missed the Mar. 16 game) with 15.9 points and is adding 10.3 rebounds, 2.0 blocks and 1.8 assists in 34.7 minutes. The Aussie has shot 56.5 from the field in that stretch (65-115) and 72.2 from the line, surpassing his season averages of 49.4 and 44.0, respectively.

REMEMBER WHEN? Think back to the time before Avril Lavigne's "Goodbye Lullaby" album was released. On February 25 Luc Richard Mbah a Moute was averaging 5.5 points and 5.3 rebounds in 56 games (24.9 minutes). In his 14 games since then (Feb. 26, Mar. 6-28) Mbah a Moute has celebrated the Lavigne release by averaging 10.9 points and 6.1 rebounds (32.6 minutes). The numbers are broken down below. In addition to those numbers, he has led the club in free throws made and attempted over that stretch and 10 of his 21 games of 10-plus points have come during this 14-game stretch. He has also reached double-figures in a career-high seven consecutive games.

STOPPING SCORES LIKE POTVIN The Bucks have been on their defensive game like they had Felix Potvin on D - they're third in points allowed (92.6), sixth in d-field goal percentage (44.7), fourth in 3-point percentage (33.8), second in threes allowed (5.41) and seventh in turnovers forced (15.0). Last season they held a franchise-best 28 opponents under 90 points (25 in 2010-11). This season the Bucks set a franchise record by holding 56 foes under 100.

WILL THEY RECEIVE THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH'S AWARD? A few personal honours were achieved on Monday for the Bucks, no word on if the Duke of Edinburgh's Award can be adjusted to celebrate these achievements - Andrew Bogut (159) is now ninth in single-season blocks and needs four to pass Harvey Catchings (162) for eighth. Bogut's 175 last season (69 games) are the sixth-most in Bucks history. Michael Redd appeared in his 569th game, passing Glenn Robinson 568) for seventh place. Luc Richard Mbah a Moute surpassed 1,500 career points. A few other prised accomplishments are within reach: Brandon Jennings (230) is two 3-pointers from passing Toni Kukoc and Lee Mayberry (231) for 10th place in Carlos Delfino (226) is also chasing Kukoc and Mayberry for that spot. Andrew Bogut (4,992) is eight points away from 5,000 and Michael Redd (999) needs one 3-pointer for 1,000.

  • "Del-'3'-No" Star of the Game: Carlos Delfino would be the favourite for stars of the match as he has racked up several 3-pointers on his way to averaging a team-best 20.3 points on 54.8 percent shooting (40-73) from the field and 56.3 from three (27-48) over the last six games (4.5 3-pointers per game). He's also adding 5.7 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.8 steals and has connected on at least one 3-pointer in each of those games. His 2.2 3-pointers per game would tie him for third in the NBA if he had enough games to qualify.

  • Blocks almost as good as Rob Murphy: Larry Sanders' 63 blocks are second among first-year players and he blocks 3.8 shots per 48 minutes, fifth among all players who have appeared in at least 50 games.

  • That's why they call me the workin' man: The Bucks have been working hard as they close out March, a month that saw them play 16 games (10 at home). The last time they had more then 16 games in a month was January 2009 (18). They're currently 7-8 in March.

  • Best Duo Since Bob and Doug McKenzie? Carlos Delfino (92 3-pointers) and Brandon Jennings (85) have a chance to become the first Bucks duo to connect on 100-plus 3-pointers in consecutive seasons. Last year Jennings sank 145 threes while Delfino had 134 to combine for 279, the fourth-most for two players in franchise history.
Jennings
Salmons
Delfino
Mbah a Moute
Bogut
PG
SG
SF
PF
C
Calderon
DeRozan
Johnson
Davis
Johnson
*Projected Starters by Bucks.com


Player Injury
Status
Ersan Ilyasova Concussion
Out
Player Injury
Status
Linas Kleiza Right knee surgery
Out
Reggie Evans Sore right foot
Day-to-Day
Andrea Bargnani Sore right ankle
Day-to-Day


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