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Bad weekend for Bucks in Indianapolis

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New Richmond News
Bad weekend for Bucks in Indianapolis
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The Milwaukee Bucks lost both ends of a weekend home and home series to Indiana.

The Pacers made seven three-pointers in the fourth quarter Sunday night to beat the Bucks 105-97 in Indianapolis.

Former Marquette guard Travis Diener made five of those treys and he ended up with 18 points.

The Bucks blew a 10-point lead, as Indiana went on a 16-0 run early in the fourth quarter to go in front for good.

The Pacers out-shot the Bucks 62-37 percent in the final period. Danny Granger scored 27 for the Pacers as they kept their playoff hopes alive.

Michael Redd had 24 for Milwaukee, which had a two-game winning streak before its series with Indiana.

Rookie Ramon Sessions made his first pro start in place of Mo Williams, who has a lingering abdominal injury. Sessions played 42 minutes with eight points and 10 assists.

The Bucks dropped to 26-50, the third-worst record in the Eastern Conference. They'll host Boston Tuesday night.