Milwaukee 99, Dallas 87

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, January 1, 2011 9:00 PM
Location - Bradley Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Officials - # Curtis Blair, #25 Tony Brothers, #43 Dan Crawford
Attendance - 13194

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Dallas 18 32 21 16 87
Milwaukee 25 27 21 26 99

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Dallas 24-8 13-6 11-2 L3
Milwaukee 13-18 8-7 5-11 W1

Recap

Earl Boykins came off the bench to score 26 points as the Milwaukee Bucks defeated the visiting Dallas Mavericks, 99-87, on Saturday night.

Playing without superstar Dirk Nowitzki, Dallas dropped its third straight game.

John Salmons added 21 points for Milwaukee, which snapped a two-game losing streak.

The Bucks led by as many as 13 in the second quarter before Dallas went on a late 15-4 run to close the gap to 52-50 at the half.

Dallas' Jason Terry hit a jumper late in the third quarter to tie the game at 69-69.

Milwaukee (13-18) led 73-71 at the start of the fourth quarter and extended the lead to eight points after a pair of field goals by Andrew Bogut. The Mavericks never got closer than six points the rest of the way.

Jose Juan Barea led Dallas (24-8) with 29 points, and Jason Kidd had 14 points, seven rebounds, nine assists and six steals.

Nowitzki injured his knee earlier in the week against Oklahoma City.

Top Game Performances

Dallas   Milwaukee
JoseJuan Barea 29 Scoring Earl Boykins 26
Jason Kidd 9 Assists Earl Boykins 6
Jason Kidd 7 Rebounds Ersan Ilyasova 17
JoseJuan Barea 6 Free Throws Made Earl Boykins 7
Jason Kidd 6 Steals John Salmons 2
Brendan Haywood 1 Blocks Andrew Bogut 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Dallas 87 37.5 9-32 18-22 16 31 2 12 12
Milwaukee 99 49.4 4-16 19-25 24 51 4 4 17

Upcoming Games

  • Milwaukee will play their next game on the road against Miami. The Bucks have a W/L % of .417 after a win and .421 after a loss.
  • Dallas will play their next game on the road against Cleveland . The Mavericks have a W/L % of .792 after a win and .625 after a loss.
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