Deep sixed, Bucks lose in Philly

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PHILADELPHIA — Now the Bucks have lost four straight games in the NBA.  The latest comes Wednesday night in Philadelphia, 100-92, preventing the Bucks from pulling off a season sweep of the Sixers. Next up, Milwaukee hosts the LA Lakers and then the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Brandon Jennings went scoreless for the first time in his career, playing only 17 minutes and missing his 3 attempts from the floor.  After the game, coach Jim Boylan explained that the wanted more intensity “at the point of attack”.  The team’s other starting guard, Monta Ellis scored 29 points and played 42 minutes.

The Bucks are now 34 and 36 on the season, but still in the eighth playoff position in the East.