Possible Starters:
Forward
#2 Keith Van Horn
Averaging 18.8 points per game this season - good for second best on team.

Forward
#40 Kurt Thomas
Has pulled down 10-plus rebounds in four of the first five games of the season ... Averaging 12.4 rebounds per games this season.

Center
#55 Dikembe Mutombo
Needs just 13 blocked shots to move past Patrick Ewing (2,894) as the fifth all-time greatest shot-blocker in NBA history.

Guard
#20 Allan Houston
Averaging 37.0 points on 58.3% shooting from the field over the last two games.

Guard
#21 Charlie Ward
Averaging 12.5 assists over the last two games.


NBA.com Preview:
MILWAUKEE (Ticker) -- The Milwaukee Bucks try to defeat the New York Knicks for the second time in four days when the teams meet at the Bradley Center on Saturday.

Milwaukee posted a 106-90 rout over New York on Wednesday, pulling away in the second half. Tim Thomas scored 19 of his 22 points in the second half and Toni Kukoc added 21 points and eight rebounds off the bench.

Red-hot Allan Houston poured in 35 points for New York, which was outscored, 62-40, in the second half. Houston led New York to a 114-111 victory over Sacramento on Friday with 29 of his 39 points coming in the second half.

Houston made 13-of-22 shots from the floor in outgunning Sacramento's Peja Stojakovic, who scored 36 points. Houston is shooting over 58 percent (28-of-48 ) in his last two games.

Keith Van Horn collected 20 points and 13 rebounds and Kurt Thomas also had a double-double with 17 and 14. Charlie Ward added 13 points and 13 assists.

The Bucks suffered a 105-99 loss at Detroit on Friday. Michael Redd scored 28 points and Damon Jones added 15 for Milwaukee, which fell behind by as many as 20 points before a late rally fell short.

Rookie T.J. Ford finished with eight points and five assists. Ford had 15 points, six rebounds and four assists in Wednesday's game at New York.

Milwaukee has won four of its last five matchups with New York.


PredictionL
Here's the chance for a second revenge
we did it once with the magic, now it's bucks' turn

Knicks 101 - Bucks 92

Record
NY Knicks : 3 -- 3 -- 0.500 ------ > Third Atlantic
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