Milwaukee Bucks Vs. Atlanta Hawks: Bucks Go for Three Straight without Jennings

December 27th, 2010 by Jack Jones Leave a reply »
The Milwaukee Bucks will go for their third straight win without starting point guard Brandon Jennings when they host the Atlanta Hawks, who are looking to avoid their fifth straight loss away from home. After stunning the Lakers 98-79, the Bucks were able to take care of business on the road against Sacramento, beating the Kings 84-79. Atlanta snapped a two game winning streak with a 93-86 loss at New Orleans yesterday. Milwaukee beat the Hawks 108-91 at Atlanta back on Nov. 10. Looking at the NBA spreads, oddsmakers have the Bucks favored by two points over the Hawks at home.

A big reason the Bucks have been able to weather the storm without Jennings, has been the play of 5'5" Earl Boykins off the bench. Boykins had a team high 22 points against the Lakers, and then added another 19 points in 29 minutes against the Kings. The big question is if Boykins keep this pace up till Jennings returns.

Milwaukee will not only need Boykins to keep it up, but they are going to need to get big game after big game from guys like Andrew Bogut and John Salmons. Keyon Dooling has picked up his scoring, after taking over the starting job from Jennings, avera ...

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