Bucks win 3rd in row

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TORONTO - Michael Redd scored 21 points and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Toronto Raptors 94-81 Friday night for their third consecutive victory.

Toronto's Jorge Garbajosa (left) battles Milwaukee's Charlie Villanueva for the basketball.  Associated Press
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Toronto's Jorge Garbajosa (left) battles Milwaukee's Charlie Villanueva for the basketball.

Charlie Bell added 19 points and Andrew Bogut had 18 points and 11 rebounds for the Bucks, who went 3-17 with Redd out of the lineup with an injured knee.

All-Star Chris Bosh had 14 points on just eight shots for the Atlantic Division-leading Raptors, who are 9-2 in their past 11 home games.

Toronto failed to get the ball to Bosh, who was double-teamed every time he touched it. Fans, recently excited by the resurgent Raptors, booed in the final seconds.

Andrea Bargnani - the No. 1 pick in the draft - had 16 points and nine rebounds for the Raptors.

Milwaukee shot 45 percent compared to 37 for Toronto.

Jose Calderon cut Milwaukee's lead to six with 8:12 left, but the Bucks followed with a 9-0 run highlighted by a 3-pointer and layup from Redd.

Milwaukee outscored Toronto 26-18 in the fourth quarter as Toronto shot just 7-for-19 in the period.

Former Raptor Charlie Villanueva had 14 points in 24 minutes.

T.J. Ford, who was traded for Villanueva, had 10 points and nine assists for the Raptors.


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