Milwaukee Bucks defeat Indiana Pacers, 112-110

Indianapolis — It appeared to be a cruise to the finish line with 5½ minutes left and the Milwaukee Bucks leading Indiana by 14 points.

But some wild and wacky turns nearly derailed the Bucks on the way to their fifth consecutive victory, although they held on to claim a 112-110 decision over the Pacers on Thursday night at Conseco Fieldhouse.

Twice the Bucks committed fouls on Indiana players attempting three-pointers in the final 10 seconds, giving the Pacers chanc...

 

PLAYER OF THE GAME: John Salmons hit the 20-point mark for the first time with the Bucks and was 5 for 12 from the field and 9 of 10 at the free throw line. He played 35 minutes while continuing to show why the Bucks were so eager to acquire him from Chicago at the trade deadline.

PLAY OF THE GAME: Luke Ridnour fouled T.J. Ford on a three-point attempt with 1.5 seconds left, although Ridnour wasn't convinced it was the right call. "They just called it," Ridnour sai...