Mavericks at Bucks
7 p.m. Wednesday, Bradley Center, Milwaukee
Radio: ESPN/103.3 FM, ESPN/1540 AM (Spanish)
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Records: Mavs 14-5; Bucks 10-9
About the Mavericks: Dallas, facing the second game of a back-to-back set, is 1-1 in such situations this season. ... The Mavs are 28-37 all-time against the Bucks, including only 8-24 on the road. Dallas swept the Bucks last year, 91-83 in Milwaukee and 106-93 in Dallas. ... The Bucks drafted Dirk Nowitzki No. 9 overall in 1998, but quickly traded him to Dallas for Robert “Tractor” Traylor, who the Mavs drafted No. 6 that year. ... This is the finale of a four-game road trip for the Mavs. The six-day trip is the longest of the season.
About the Bucks: Former Mavs All-Star point guard Jason Kidd is in his first season in Milwaukee after coaching the Brooklyn Nets for just one season. ... The Bucks also will be playing the second of a back-to-back after falling at Cleveland 111-108 Tuesday night. ... Milwaukee handed Memphis one of its two losses this season in a 93-92 victory Nov. 8. ... Point guard Brandon Knight (17 ppg, 5.9 apg) and rookie Jabari Parker (11.9 ppg, 6.1 rpg) pace the Bucks. Ex-Mavs shooting guard O.J. Mayo averages 10.8 ppg and is shooting 38.6 percent from the field and 29.9 percent from 3-point range.
— Dwain Price