Charlotte, NC (WSAU) The Milwaukee Bucks lost at Charlotte last night, 102-to-98. The Bucks had an 11-point lead with 6:51 left, but the Bobcats outscored Milwaukee 21-to-6 the rest of the way.
Former Buck Ramon Sessions tied the game at 96 by hitting a three-pointer with 2:25 to go. Milwaukee was down by two with five-point-nine-seconds to play, when Monta Ellis missed an open three-pointer that would have given the Bucks the lead. Sessions then made two clutch free throws with four-point-two-seconds left to seal the victory for the Bobcats – who made 27-of-30 free throw attempts on the night.
The Bucks shot only 2-of-14 from three-point range – but they did out-shoot the Bobcats from the total floor, 47-to-44 percent. Ellis scored 31 points for Milwaukee, which blew a chance to go 4-and-0 on the road for the first time in 11 years.
Sessions led Charlotte with 23 points off the bench – and he made all 10 of his foul shots. The Bobcats are 5-and-4, and they need just two victories to match their total from all of last season.
The Bucks are now 6-and-3 overall, and their next game is tomorrow night at Miami.