Josh Salmons stepped into the injured Kevin Martin's scoring shoes for Sacramento last night, pulling together 22 points to lead his team to a late victory over Milwaukee. Michael Redd's 24 points weren't enough to keep the Bucks from blowing a 10-point fourth-quarter lead, as the Kings prevailed 96-93, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.
Nasty weather in Milwaukee has delayed the Bucks in limping home from a road trip that saw them pummeled for four games out of five. Bucks coach Larry Krystowiak said the reason for last night's loss was simple: "We got sloppy." The Kings took advantage, scoring 12 unanswered points in their surge back into the lead.