Bucks at Mavericks
7:30 p.m. Saturday,
American Airlines Center, Dallas
Radio: ESPN/103.3 FM, KFLC/1270 AM (Spanish)
Records: Bucks (5-17), Mavericks (13-10)
About the Bucks: Milwaukee is last in the NBA in scoring (89.6 ppg). The Bucks also are 29th in field-goal shooting (41.4 percent), 28th in rebounding (39.7 rpg) and 20th in assists (20.8 apg). ... The Mavericks beat the Bucks in Milwaukee 91-83 on Nov. 9, despite former Dallas guard O.J. Mayo’s 28 points. That started an 11-game losing streak for the Bucks. ... Mayo leads the Bucks in scoring with 14.4 ppg on 40.1 percent shooting. Another former Mav, Caron Butler, averages 13.2 ppg on 38.5 percent shooting. John Henson is averaging 11.5 ppg and 7.4 rpg. ... Seven of the Bucks’ losses have been by 10 or more points, while another four losses have been by seven points or fewer.
About the Mavericks: The Mavs will also play Memphis and Toronto on this homestand. ... The Mavs finished a 2-2 road trip with Wednesday’s 95-93 loss to the Golden State Warriors after leading by 18 points. ... Since getting 12 points and seven rebounds on 6-of-7 shooting on against Minnesota, Samuel Dalembert has 11 points and 25 rebounds on 3-of-16 shooting the past five games. ... Vince Carter is 11 of 33 from the field with 24 points and nine rebounds in his last three games. ... Former Bucks guard Monta Ellis had a team-high 18 points on Nov. 9 when the Mavs won at Milwaukee 91-83. — Dwain Price