MILWAUKEE - Welcome, John Salmons. Since coming to the Bucks in a trade he has led them to two straight wins, including Saturday's 93-88 decision against Charlotte.

Salmons scored 19 points, took down five rebounds and handed out seven assists in the victory. His steal in the closing moments was critical to the fifth victory in the last seven games for Milwaukee.

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Brandon Jennings also scored 19 and center Andrew Bogut had 18 points to go with 13 rebounds. The Bucks are just one game behind the Bobcats in the race for the eighth and final playoff slot from the Eastern Conference.