After scoring 11 first-quarter points, Redd added 16 in the
second quarter, including seven during a 9-3 run that gave the
Bucks a 42-37 lead.
"I compare him to Kobe (Bryant) or LeBron (James)," McMillan
said of Redd. "You can't forget about guys like them."
Milwaukee scored the first 10 points of the second half to
stretch its lead to 60-48. Portland responded with an 18-6 run to
tie it at 66 as Miles scored 10 points.
After tying it three more times, Portland finally grabbed its
first lead since the first quarter when Jarrett Jack converted a
layup to make it 81-80.
But the Bucks came back. Redd hit a 14-footer to give Milwaukee
a 85-83 lead.
Milwaukee's win comes 24 hours after it blew a 16-point lead
with less than 6 minutes remaining at Toronto on Friday.
"We learned from Friday," Redd said. "We refused to let that
The Bucks and Trail Blazers meet again Monday in Portland. The
Trail Blazers have lost their last 10 on the road and their six
road wins are tied for last in the NBA.
Milwaukee's Mo Williams didn't play due to a sprained left
ankle. ... Portland's leading scorer, Zach Randolph, didn't play
because of a bruised left knee. ... Portland's starting lineup was
its 23rd different one this season. ... After receiving a technical
foul with 3:20 left in the first quarter, Milwaukee's Andrew Bogut
didn't play the rest of the half. However, he did start the third