Dallas Mavericks

Mavericks seek first victory of season against Bucks

The Mavericks will have to be careful with Bucks leading scorer Giannis Antetokounmpo on Sunday night.
The Mavericks will have to be careful with Bucks leading scorer Giannis Antetokounmpo on Sunday night. AP

Bucks at Mavericks

6 p.m. Sunday, American Airlines Center, Dallas

TV: FSSW

Radio: ESPN/103.3 FM; ESPN/1540 AM (Sp.)

Records: Bucks 4-2; Mavericks 0-5

About the Bucks: Milwaukee will bring some Mavericks flavor to town in the form of coach Jason Kidd and reserve guard Jason Terry, who both played pivotal roles on Dallas’ 2011 championship squad. ... The Bucks own a three-game winning streak, including a 117-91 victory over Sacramento on Saturday night. ... The Bucks entered Saturday’s game 10th in the league in scoring at 106.2 points per game and 19th in points allowed at 106.6 points per game. ... Giannis Antetokounmpo — the Greek Freak — leads the Bucks with 24 points, 8.8 rebounds, 6.4 assists and 2.0 blocks per game, while Jabari Parker is averaging 17.6 points and 6.0 rebounds.

About the Mavs: This is the first time in the Mavs’ 37-year history that they’ve started a season 0-5. Philadelphia (0-5) and New Orleans (0-6) are the only other teams yet to collect a win this season. ... Center Andrew Bogut will play Sunday after missing Friday’s game against Portland for personal reasons. Point guard Deron Williams is questionable with a strained calf, and Dirk Nowitzki is out with a sore Achilles. ... This is the finale of a two-game homestand, which began with a 105-95 loss to Portland on Friday. J.J. Barea had 23 points and six assists against Portland, and Harrison Barnes picked up his first double-double of the year. ... Dallas begins a two-game road trip Tuesday at the Los Angeles Lakers.

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