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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
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Final
ECU 31
UCONN 21
Final
CHA 79
IND 88
Final
CAL 5
CAR 0
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EDM
CAR
 
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SFG
KAN
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CHA 79
IND 88
Final
DET 109
PHI 103
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NOP 88
DAL 85
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ORL
DAL
 
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TOR
NYK
 
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MEM
MIA
 
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CHI
MIN
 
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HOU
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UTA
PHO
 
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LAL
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GSW
DEN
 
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LAC
POR
 
Final
ECU 31
UCONN 21
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VT 6
MIAMI 30
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CIN
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SALABAMA
TROY
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BSU
BYU
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CAL
OREG
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BOS 2
NYI 3
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DET 4
PIT 3
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MIN 2
ARI 0
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NAS 3
CHI 2
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STL 1
VAN 4
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CAL 5
CAR 0
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LOS 2
BUF 0
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SJS 4
CLB 5
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DAL
 
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TAM
 
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VAN
 
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CAR
 
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ANA
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Final
DEN 35
SDC 21