AUBURN HILLS (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks coach Jason Kidd knew he was going to need more than a few players to step up against Detroit on Friday night.
He got even more than he expected.
The Bucks, playing without John Henson and Zaza Pachulia, didn’t have a single starter in double figures scoring, but still managed to beat the hapless Pistons 104-88.
Milwaukee had a 69-13 edge in bench scoring, including 13 of 22 3-point shooting while Detroit’s reserves went 1 for 10.
“This was just a great team effort,” Kidd said. “Everyone was going to get a chance to help us win this game, and all 10 guys pitched in. We were turning down good shots in order to get better shots. That’s playing at a high level.”
Detroit’s seven-game losing streak matches the longest of Stan Van Gundy’s career, set when Miami started 0-7 in his rookie season of…
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