The Washington Wizards suffered their third-straight loss to open the season on Friday night when they dropped a 102-81 decisions against the Milwaukee Bucks at the Bradley Center.
Milwaukee shot 53.4 percent from the field, including an 8-20 performance from behind the 3-point arc while Washington hit at just a 35.3 percent clip. The Bucks also worked the Wizards 50-35 on the glass, setting the stage for an easy victory.
Brandon Jennings led five Bucks into double figure scoring posting a 22-point, 5-assist line while Andrew Bogut earned a double-double of 13 points and 15 rebounds.
Jordan Crawford was a bright spot for Washington's offense, putting up 24 points on 9-20 shooting to go with five assists while Andray Blatche just missed a double-double with nine points and 10 rebounds. Point guard John Wall was held to six points on 1-9 shooting, but did have seven assists.
The Wizards will take their fourth shot at getting their first win of 2011-2012 when they host the Boston Celtics at 6:00 p.m. on New Year's Day.
The Washington Wizards hit the road to close out the work week against the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday night. They haven't looked good over the last six quarters, but a win in Milwaukee will go a long way to show that they are in fact the team we all hoped they could be.
The Bucks present an interesting matchup because they are as inconsistent as the Wizards. We'll have to wait until tonight to see which Milwaukee team the Wizards get.
Here is more information on where and when you will be able to find this game tonight.
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