Boston (22-17) at Milwaukee (19-20)

Partly Cloudy Currently: Milwaukee, WI
Temp: 10° F
  • Game info: 8:30 pm EST Sat Jan 18, 2003
  • TV: FSNE, FSN
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MILWAUKEE (TICKER) —The Milwaukee Bucks seek an eighth straight home victory over the Boston Celtics when they try to continue their season-high winning streak at the Bradley Center on Saturday.

The Bucks won their seventh consecutive game against the Celtics here on November 16, 102-85. They have not lost to the Celtics at the Bradley Center since a 106-99 setback on January 3, 1998.

Milwaukee has won a season-high five straight games, including a 99-95 triumph at Philadelphia on Friday.

Michael Redd scored 22 points and Ray Allen 17 of his 21 in the second half in the victory.

The Bucks shot just 41 percent (31-of-76) but connected on 31-of-36 free throws.

Boston has won back-to-back contests after a three-game losing streak.

On Friday, the Celtics defeated Eastern Conference-leading Indiana at the Fleet Center, 98-93.

Paul Pierce and Antoine Walker each scored 31 points in the triumph and Walker chipped in 10 rebounds.

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