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NBA FINAL 1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL --- --- --- --- ----- MILWAUKEE 31 16 28 20 95 DETROIT 26 24 18 33 101 FINAL

HIGH SCORERS: MIL - GLENN ROBINSON 31, TIM THOMAS 16, RAY ALLEN 15 DET - GRANT HILL 31, CHRISTIAN LAETTNER 20, JERRY STACKHOUSE 18

HIGH REBOUND: MIL - SCOTT WILLIAMS 10, THREE PLAYERS WITH 5 DET - JEROME WILLIAMS 17, CHRISTIAN LAETTNER 9

HIGH ASSISTS: MIL - HAYWOODE WORKMAN 5, TWO PLAYERS WITH 4 DET - GRANT HILL 7, LINDSEY HUNTER 7

ATT: 14,233


Extended Box

MILWAUKEE (95) AT DETROIT (101)

MILWAUKEE REBOUNDS PLAYER POS MIN FGM-FGA FTM-FTA OFF-DEF-TOT AST PF ST TO PTS ====== === === ======= ======= =========== === == == == ===

ROBINSON F 38 11-20 5-6 0 5 5 3 5 0 0 31 S WILLIAMS F 15 3-5 1-1 3 7 10 1 4 1 2 7 JOHNSON C 30 0-3 0-0 3 2 5 0 5 0 2 0 ALLEN G 42 6-17 2-3 4 2 6 4 3 4 7 15 WORKMAN G 36 4-14 4-4 0 1 1 5 2 1 0 14 THOMAS 27 4-10 7-8 1 2 3 1 5 4 2 16 MANNING 18 1-2 0-0 0 4 4 1 2 0 0 2 DEL NEGRO 18 2-6 0-0 0 3 3 4 2 0 0 4 ELLIS 16 2-3 0-0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 6 CASSELL DNP - TENDINITIS RIGHT ANKLE REID DNP - COACH'S DECISION TRAYLOR DNP - COACH'S DECISION

TOTALS 240 33-80 19-22 11 27 38 19 30 10 13 95 (.413) (.864) TEAM REBS: 5 TOTAL TO: 13(13 PTS)

DETROIT REBOUNDS PLAYER POS MIN FGM-FGA FTM-FTA OFF-DEF-TOT AST PF ST TO PTS ====== === === ======= ======= =========== === == == == ===

HILL F 38 13-21 3-4 1 3 4 7 4 1 5 31 LAETTNER F 33 6-10 8-10 1 8 9 2 5 0 2 20 MILLS C 20 0-2 0-0 0 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 HUNTER G 41 3-8 2-4 0 3 3 7 4 4 1 11 STACKHOUSE G 38 8-19 1-3 1 2 3 5 2 2 6 18 WILLIAMS 30 3-6 5-6 9 8 17 0 2 0 0 11 CURRY 17 2-5 2-4 0 2 2 0 3 0 0 6 BUECHLER 16 2-6 0-0 4 1 5 0 2 1 0 4 CROTTY 7 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 MONTROSS DNP - COACH'S DECISION REID DNP - COACH'S DECISION VAUGHT DNP - COACH'S DECISION

TOTALS 240 37-78 21-31 16 32 48 23 22 8 15 101 (.474) (.677) TEAM REBS: 10 TOTAL TO: 17(20 PTS)

MILWAUKEE 31 16 28 20 - 95 DETROIT 26 24 18 33 - 101

BLOCKED SHOTS: MILWAUKEE - S WILLIAMS, MANNING. DETROIT - BUECHLER 2, STACKHOUSE, LAETTNER, MILLS, WILLIAMS, HILL. 3-PT. FIELD GOALS: MILWAUKEE 10-19 (.526), ROBINSON 4-7, ALLEN 1-3, WORKMAN 2-4, THOMAS 1-2, ELLIS 2-3. DETROIT 6-20 (.300), HILL 2-4, HUNTER 3-7, STACKHOUSE 1-6, BUECHLER 0-3. TECHNICALS: MILWAUKEE - THOMAS. OFFICIALS: MIKE CALLAHAN, KEN MAUER, RODNEY MOTT. A - 14,233. T - 2:16.


Box Score

MILWAUKEE (95) fg ft rb min m-a m-a o-t a pf tp Robinson 38 11-20 5-6 0-5 3 5 31 S Williams 15 3-5 1-1 3-10 1 4 7 Johnson 30 0-3 0-0 3-5 0 5 0 Allen 42 6-17 2-3 4-6 4 3 15 Workman 36 4-14 4-4 0-1 5 2 14 Thomas 27 4-10 7-8 1-3 1 5 16 Manning 18 1-2 0-0 0-4 1 2 2 Del Negro 18 2-6 0-0 0-3 4 2 4 Ellis 16 2-3 0-0 0-1 0 2 6 Cassell DNP - tendinitis right ankle Reid DNP - coach's decision Traylor DNP - coach's decision _______________________________________________ TOTALS 240 33-80 19-22 11-38 19 30 95 _______________________________________________

Percentages: FG-.413, FT-.864. 3-Point Goals: 10-19, .526 (Robinson 4-7, Allen 1-3, Workman 2-4, Thomas 1-2, Ellis 2-3). Team rebounds: 5. Blocked shots: 2 (S Williams, Manning). Turnovers: 13 (Allen 7, Johnson 2, S Williams 2, Thomas 2). Steals: 10 (Allen 4, Thomas 4, S Williams, Workman).

DETROIT (101) fg ft rb min m-a m-a o-t a pf tp Hill 38 13-21 3-4 1-4 7 4 31 Laettner 33 6-10 8-10 1-9 2 5 20 Mills 20 0-2 0-0 0-4 1 0 0 Hunter 41 3-8 2-4 0-3 7 4 11 Stackhouse 38 8-19 1-3 1-3 5 2 18 Williams 30 3-6 5-6 9-17 0 2 11 Curry 17 2-5 2-4 0-2 0 3 6 Buechler 16 2-6 0-0 4-5 0 2 4 Crotty 7 0-1 0-0 0-1 1 0 0 Montross DNP - coach's decision Reid DNP - coach's decision Vaught DNP - coach's decision _______________________________________________ TOTALS 240 37-78 21-31 16-48 23 22 101 _______________________________________________

Percentages: FG-.474, FT-.677. 3-Point Goals: 6-20, .300 (Hill 2-4, Hunter 3-7, Stackhouse 1-6, Buechler 0-3). Team rebounds: 10. Blocked shots: 7 (Buechler 2, Stackhouse, Laettner, Mills, Williams, Hill). Turnovers: 17 (Stackhouse 6, Hill 5, Laettner 2, Crotty, Hunter). Steals: 8 (Hunter 4, Stackhouse 2, Buechler, Hill). ____________________________________________ Milwaukee 31 16 28 20 - 95 Detroit 26 24 18 33 - 101 ____________________________________________ Technical fouls: Milwaukee 1 (Thomas, 2:16 3rd). Flagrant fouls: None. A: 14,233. T: 2:16. Officials: Mike Callahan, Ken Mauer, Rodney Mott.


Game Story

AUBURN HILLS, Michigan (Ticker) -- The equation is simple. When Grant Hill scores 31 points against the Milwaukee Bucks, the Detroit Pistons win.

Hill scored 19 of his 31 points in the fourth quarter as the Pistons rallied from a 10-point deficit in the final period for their season-high sixth straight win, 101-95 over Milwaukee.

Hill has gotten 31 points three times in four meetings with the Bucks this season and Detroit has won all three. He has combined for 117 points in the last three contests, helping the Pistons move a season-high four games over .500 at 18-14.

"It's a weird game," Hill said. "A week ago, nothing was going in. Then before a game last week I concentrated on form and they started going in. You're going to have stretches where you're not going to hit anything. But you find other ways to score."

"I do believe that Grant Hill is the best non-center in the NBA," declared Pistons coach Alvin Gentry. "When we needed him to step up, he stepped up big."

Milwaukee had a 78-68 lead in the opening minute of the fourth quarter, but Hill drilled consecutive 3-pointers to lift Detroit within 86-85 with 4:53 remaining. He made two free throws to forge a 90-90 tie with 3:25 left and Jerome Williams sank a pair of foul shots 14 seconds later to put the Pistons ahead for good.

Williams grabbed 17 rebounds, including nine on the offensive end.

"I can't say enough about Jerome Williams. For a guy to be able to pursue the ball like that, he just literally outhustled people to the ball. He just wills it into his hands," Gentry said. "He came up with two huge offensive rebounds to give us new possessions."

Glenn Robinson netted 31 points for the Bucks, who suffered their third straight road loss. They were without point guard Sam Cassell, who has tendinitis in his right ankle.

"It was a tough loss and they made some big shots down the stretch," Robinson said. "I think they did a good job of keeping the momentum down the stretch. That is the way we lose all of our games, we lose the momentum. If we can just learn to play a little bit smarter, maybe one rebound, one defensive stop or one more made shot, that could be the difference in the game."

After Williams' two free throws put Detroit ahead, Ray Allen made 1-of-2 from the line for Milwaukee. Michael Curry hit an 18-foot jumper for the Pistons, but Allen answered with a basket, cutting the margin to 94-93 with 1:22 to play.

Hill restored Detroit's three-point cushion with a jumper, 41 seconds before Haywoode Workman made two free throws for the Bucks. Curry and Williams each sank a pair from the line over the final 19 seconds to seal the win.

Robinson scored 10 points in the first quarter as Milwaukee opened a 31-26 lead. But he was held to two in the second period, when Hill had eight points, three rebounds and three assists as the Pistons went in front, 50-47.

Robinson scored 15 points in the third quarter, including a pair of 3-pointers to cap an 11-4 run that put the Bucks back in front, 75-68, entering the final period.

Christian Laettner had 20 points and nine rebounds and Lindsey Hunter added 11 points and seven assists for the Pistons, who shot 47 percent (37-of-78) and had a 48-38 rebounding edge.

Allen finished with 15 points but committed seven of Milwaukee's 13 turnovers. Tim Thomas chipped in 16 points off the bench and fellow reserve Workman had 14 for the Bucks, who shot 41 percent (33-of-80).

"Detroit played a pretty gutty fourth quarter and beat us. If Haywood had maybe a little more playing time he might have made some more shots," Milwaukee coach George Karl said. "We had a lot of good looks but they just didn't go in. We didn't rebound the ball when we made good stops. ... We had an opportunity to win tonight, and we didn't make shots or stops."

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