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Monday, December 23rd (All times Eastern)

Milwaukee Bucks (6-21) at Charlotte Bobcats (13-15), 7 p.m.

(SportsNetwork.com) - The Milwaukee Bucks snapped a five-game losing streak and will try to win consecutive games for the first time this season when they visit The Time Warner Cable Arena to meet the Charlotte Bobcats.

The Bucks ended yet another slide on Saturday night with a home victory over the Philadelphia 76ers. Milwaukee came out with a 116-106 win, which was a season-high point total.

"I thought our guys did a good job early in the game in establishing tempo," said Bucks head coach Larry Drew. "That's a good win. We've been really scrapping and trying to finish games."

Khris Middleton scored 27 points and Caron Butler added 22 points and 11 rebounds, while Brandon Knight finished with 21 points and six assists for Milwaukee.

Butler returned to the lineup after missing the last 12 contests with a swollen left knee.

"I got a rhythm early and fed off my teammates," Butler said.

Miroslav Raduljica (14) and Giannis Antetokounmpo (11) also cracked the 10- point mark for a Bucks team that shot 52.4 percent from the field.

John Henson joined the list of walking wounded for the Bucks and didn't play Saturday because of a sore knee. His availability for Monday is unknown.

The Bobcats had a three-game winning streak snapped on Saturday when they fell at home to the Utah Jazz, 88-85.

Down one with 29.9 seconds to play, Kemba Walker's driving layup attempt was too strong and Al Jefferson missed a pair of offensive rebound putback layups before Utah's Trey Burke sank two free throws with 10.2 ticks on the clock to make it 88-85.

"The basketball gods weren't on my side tonight," Jefferson said of the two misses.

Jefferson tallied 19 points and 11 boards, while Walker finished with 20 points, five rebounds and four assists for the Bobcats. Ramon Sessions added 13 points off the bench, while Gerald Henderson chipped in 12.

The Bobcats announced forward Jeff Taylor would miss the rest of the season with a ruptured right Achilles tendon.

Charlotte also unveiled the team's new primary Hornets logo at halftime. The Bobcats become the Hornets a day after their final game of the season.

The Bobcats have beaten Milwaukee twice already this season, once at home and once on the road. Charlotte has won by an average of 20 points.

The Bucks have lost three straight and eight of their last nine in Charlotte.

12/23 10:18:10 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
ORL 83
CHA 98
Final
PHI 2
UTA 6
 
Final
CHI 86
LAC 96
Final
HOU 105
CLE 103
Final
ORL 83
CHA 98
Final
BOS 101
GSW 106
Final
IND 94
PHI 74
Final
SAC 99
POR 110
 
Final
LAL 101
OKC 108
Final
DEN 92
NOP 99
 
Final
NIAG 57
FAIR 56
 
Final
PETE 68
IONA 60
 
Final
RIDE 59
MAR 49
 
Final
MAN 69
QUIN 65
 
Final
UCONN 81
SMU 73
Final
CAL 73
ORST 56
Final
HOU 72
SFLA 55
Final
PROV 77
MARQ 66
Final
WISC 68
MSU 61
Final
MON 63
SIENA 57
 
Final
WAKE 69
PITT 66
Final
STAN 70
OREG 73
Final
OSU 65
PURD 61
2nd
COL 77
ARST 76
 
2nd
UCLA 36
WASU 38
 
Final
WIN 5
LOS 2
Final
PIT 5
CLB 3
Final
FLA 4
TAM 3
Final
WAS 4
TOR 0
2nd Intermission
DAL 1
ANA 3
 
2nd
VAN 2
STL 2