The Milwaukee Bucks shot just 27-79 (34.2%) from the field, including 4-14 (28.6%) from behind the arc, as they fell to the Miami Heat, 88-67. This is the second win in as many games for Miami (50-22) after beating Detroit on Friday.
Chris Bosh scored 14 points on 4-10 shooting from the field and 6-6 from the free throw line. Other top contributors for Miami included LeBron James with 13 points and 7 rebounds, and Toney Douglas with 13 points and 9 rebounds. On 5-15 shooting (1-4 on 3-point attempts), in addition to going 4-5 from the free throw line, Ramon Sessions put up 15 points for Milwaukee in the loss.
The Bucks posted an eFG% of just 36.7%, including 28.6% from 3-point range. This year, they are 1-8 when they record marks below 45% and 30% in those respective categories. On the other hand, the Heat are undefeated (11-0) when holding their opponents to such low percentages.
This drops Milwaukee (14-59) to 0-2 against Miami on the year.
Coming up next, the Heat square off with the Toronto Raptors, who are 41-31 on the year. The Bucks meet the Detroit Pistons, currently 26-47 this season. The Heat emerged victorious each of the last three times against Toronto. The Bucks have lost two of their last three meetings with Detroit.
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