Boozer scores two in final preseason game

Posted: Sunday, October 27, 2002

LOS ANGELES - Rookie center Dan Gadzuric scored 19 points and pulled down nine rebounds to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to a 104-95 victory Friday night in the last preseason game for both teams.

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Darius Miles led the Cavaliers (2-5) with 33 points and 11 rebounds. Ricky Davis had 17 points and Jumaine Jones scored 16. Cleveland opens at Sacramento on Tuesday night.

Former Juneau-Douglas High School star Carlos Boozer scored just two points in 15 minutes, making his only shot of the game. Boozer, a rookie power forward, grabbed four rebounds, blocked one shot and dished out one assist. Boozer also fouled out for the first time in seven preseason games.

The Cavaliers led at the half 57-52, thanks to a 7-2 run at the end of the second quarter. Gadzuric took charge in the third quarter, however, scoring 11 points and grabbing four rebounds to put the Bucks ahead 84-70 at the end of three.

On Saturday night, the Cavaliers cut guard-forward Nick Anderson and forward Howard Jamison to bring their roster down to the required 12 players needed by the NBA's final cut deadline on Monday.



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