Speed kills. On Monday night at the Wells Fargo Center, it was the deadly combination of speed and "heavy minds" that saw the Sixers' modest three-game winning streak come to an end in a 105-96 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks (see Instant Replay).

For the Sixers, the loss was one that took root at Monday morning's pregame shootaround, according to head coach Doug Collins, who seemed to lament his team's lack of focus.

"My worst fears were realized at the start of the game," Collins said. "I was mainly concerned about our energy, their speed, our turnovers and transition defense."

Behind 33 points, eight assists and just one turnover from lightning-quick point guard Brandon Jennings, combined with 18 from guard Monta Ellis and a decisive 48-31 advantage on the boards, the Bucks gave Collins and the Sixers fits all night long.