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MILWAUKEE -- Brandon Jennings scored 25 points, including a clutch 3-pointer with 1:29 to play, as the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Brooklyn Nets 108-93 Wednesday at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. Jennings hit nine of 15 shots, including three of four 3-point attempts, and he handed out six assists. Teammate Monta Ellis had a big night as well, scoring 20 points on 7-of-14 shooting. He hit all three of his 3-point attempts, and he also contributed seven rebounds, six assists and six steals. As a team, the Bucks were hot from beyond the arc, connecting on nine of 16 attempts. They shot 47.6 percent from the field overall. Brooklyn lost to Milwaukee for the second time this season and the 14th consecutive time dating back to 2009. The Nets got 21 points and 10 rebounds from Brook Lopez, and an eight-point, 12-rebound game from Gerald Wallace. After getting crushed at home by Boston on Christmas Day, the Nets put together a second consecutive sloppy game. They turned the ball over ...
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Milwaukee Bucks guard Beno Udrih will make his return to the floor Wednesday night against Brooklyn after missing 12 games with a sprained right ankle.
Injured Nov. 30 in Minnesota, Udrih has been badly missed by a Bucks team that lacks depth behind starting guards Brandon Jennings and Monta Ellis.
Udrih, 30, is averaging 8.3 points and 3.3 assists in 18 minutes off the bench....
MILWAUKEE -- Avery Johnson was the Eastern Conference's Coach of the Month for October and November. Now he's fired in December.
As it turns out, Wednesday's 108-93 loss to the Bucks at the BMO Harris Bradley Center was the final straw for Brooklyn's front office as the team fired Johnson on Thursday. Full of hype and expectations in a new city with a new arena and...
Brandon Jennings scored 25 points, Monta Ellis added 20 points and a season-high six steals, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the short-handed Brooklyn Nets for the 13th straight time, 108-93 on Wednesday night.
Brook Lopez had 21 points and 10 rebounds as the Nets missed a chance to get back to .500 on the road (6-7) and lost their third straight.
The Nets were without starting guard...
MILWAUKEE -- To sum up Wednesday's win over Brooklyn, Bucks coach Scott Skiles stole an oft-used line from NBA analyst and former coach Jeff Van Gundy. "It's a make or miss league."
The one-liner is tossed around the NBA quite a bit, but it was probably the best summation of Milwaukee's 108-93 win, its 13th straight victory over the Nets. The Bucks shot 47...
MILWAUKEE -- The law of averages is pretty clear; at some point over the course of an 82-game season, shots eventually will fall. They finally did for the Milwaukee Bucks, who shot 47 percent from the field and hit 10 of 17 3-point attempts Wednesday in a 108-93 victory over the Brooklyn Nets at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. Milwaukee's backcourt tandem of Brandon Jennings...
(Eds: Updates. With AP Photos.) By ANDREW WAGNER Associated Press Before the season, few figured the Milwaukee Bucks would be challenging for the Central Division lead.
Yet here they are at 15-12, just a half-game behind division-leading Indiana and tied with Chicago entering Thursday night's games. With Detroit and Cleveland struggling, the Central is currently a three-team...