MILWAUKEE, April 17 (UPI) -- Michael Redd and Bobby Simmons each scored 19 points Monday when the Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Detroit Pistons, 113-93.
T.J. Ford added 16 points and 11 assists and Charlie Bell 13 points for the Bucks, who along with Indiana and Chicago are tied for the final three playoff spots, trailing Washington by one-half game.
If the Bucks beat the Wizards in their season finale on Tuesday, Milwaukee will clinch the fifth spot in the Eastern Conference.
Carlos Delfino paced the Pistons with 18 points and Jason Maxiell had 11 points and 12 rebounds. The Pistons, who have the NBA's best record, played without Richard Hamilton and Rasheed Wallace.