Bucks vs Blazers
Bradley Center
7:00pm

TV Companion

Attendance: 12,087
Duration: 2 Hours 7 Minutes
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Marshfield Clinic Shining Moment - Bucks vs Trailblazers
1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter Final Score
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14
76
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26
26
17
90

Head Coach Scott Skiles

On tonight's fast start...
"We played good offensively in the first part of the game because they looked like they had played last night and were a step behind us. Defensively during that part they were getting good shots and just not making them and we became concerned that our approach was going to bite us and it did pretty quickly."

On tonight's game...
"Offensively, we just continued to drive into the lane and sling shots at the basket. We needed to drive and find the open people and we had trouble doing that. The Trail Blazers pretty much did whatever they wanted to offensively. We did a respectable job on LaMarcus Aldridge in his post up situations, but for the most part we were a step slow."

On the Buck's intensity...
"It's nowhere near where it needs to be. We still have guys who don't know what we're trying to do and our approach isn't where it needs to be, we keep easing into these games."

Center Andrew Bogut

On how he felt in the game...
"Terrible, it wasn't a good game from me personally or from the team. We just got out played, they're a tough team and we knew that coming in. We didn't match their intensity, we got an early lead but didn't assert our dominance during the rest of it."

On bouncing back...
"It's a one night day. It's hard to correct because we play tomorrow night, but the good thing is you have a game the next day or the day after that and we'll go from there."

Forward Corey Maggette

On tonight's game...
"I think we need to play harder. Offensively and defensively we have to do the things we worked on in practice, we have to stick to our system. Right now we're simply not making shots and if you don't score you're not going to win. As I look at it, we have to move onto the next one and we can't harp on this one because we have to play a great team tomorrow and if we play the same way we did tonight, they'll beat us by 50"


(TRIPLE) DOUBLE THE FUN - On Saturday night, second-year point guard Brandon Jennings recorded his first career triple-double with 20 points, 10 assists and a career-high 10 rebounds. Jennings became the first Buck (and youngest player in franchise history at 21 years and 37 days) since Ramon Sessions on April 1, 2009 to score a triple-double when he finished with 16 points, 10 rebounds and 16 assists. Jennings is the 17th player in Bucks history to record a triple-double and it was the 45th time the feat was accomplished. Through three games, Jennings is averaging 9.0 assists per game (T-4th in the league) and has had two games with double-digit assists. As a rookie, Jennings had three games all season with 10 or more assists.

BOGUT ON BOARD - With his eight boards on Saturday night, Andrew Bogut has 3,023 rebounds for his career. That number puts him 28 rebounds away from passing Ervin Johnson (3,050) for 10th place in franchise history in rebounds. Bogut is also closing in on other milestones. With 4,250 points he now needs 87 to pass Jay Humphries (4,336) for 20th in team history and at 458 blocks, he needs 17 more to pass Randy Breuer for fifth place.

NEW KID IN TOWN - Through three games, Bucks newcomer Corey Maggette is third on the team in scoring with 16.0 points and has gone to the free throw line a team-best 21 times, connecting on all 21. Those 21 makes tie him for eighth in the league. Maggette has also averaged 5.0 rebounds and 0.7 assists in 23.0 minutes of action off the bench.

SETTING SEASON HIGHS
- We may be only three games into the 2010-11 season but on Saturday, the Bucks set a number of season highs against Charlotte. The Bucks had highs in points (98), points in a half (50), field goal percentage (.451), 3-point FG made (11), 3-point FG percentage (.500), FT made (23), FT percentage (.852), offensive rebounds (14), assists (19), steals (7) and tied for a season-high in blocked shots (5). Charlotte's 88 points in the game, 40 points in the first half, 30 FG made, 64 FGA, 19 FT made, 23 FTA, 28 rebounds, five offensive rebounds, 23 defensive rebounds and 13 assists all represented season lows for a Bucks opponent.

NEARING NUMBERS - On Saturday, Ersan Ilyasova played in his 150th career game and Brandon Jennings hit three 3-pointers to put him at 150 for his career. Jennings is now three assists away from 500 and several other Bucks are closing in on personal milestones. Among them are: Carlos Delfino (244) is six steals away from 250 for his career. Delfino (341) also needs nine threes to reach 350. Keyon Dooling (598) needs two games to reach 600 for his career and five steals to reach 400.
  • The Bucks got their first win of the season on Saturday, defeating Charlotte 98-88, in the team's home opener. Tonight, the Bucks host Portland in their second game at the Bradley Center this year. In 2009-10, Milwaukee posted a 28-13 record at the BC.

  • Through three games Brandon Jennings is averaging a team-best 9.0 assists per game. He has just five turnovers during that stretch for a 5.40:1 assist-to-turnover ratio, which ranks seventh in the NBA.

  • Carlos Delfino continues to knock down 3-pointers as he now leads the team with a 46.2 percentage from downtown. Delfino is averaging a league-best 4.0 3-pointers per game and his 12 makes (out of 26 attempts) leads the club and is second in the NBA. Against Charlotte, Delfino knocked down five 3-pointers, which was one off his career-high.

  • Forward Luc Richard Mbah a Moute had a productive game off the bench against Charlotte with nine points, nine rebounds, a steal and an assist in 34:36. After missing the season-opener with a right ankle injury, Mbah a Moute is averaging 6.0 points, 6.5 rebounds and 1.0 assist in 26.5 minutes off the bench.
Jennings
Salmons
Delfino
Gooden
Bogut
PG
SG
SF
PF
C
Miller
Roy
Batum
Aldridge
Camby
*Projected Starters by Bucks.com



Player Injury
Status
Chris Douglas-Roberts Right eye injury
Day-to-Day
Darington Hobson Left hip surgery
Out
Michael Redd Torn ACL & MCL
Out
Player Injury
Status
Greg Oden Left knee
Out
Joel Przybilla Right knee
Out