After Milwaukee's reserves helped turn things around, Brandon Jennings turned the game into a rout.
Jennings scored 20 of his 30 points in the third quarter as the Bucks cruised to a 117-90 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night.
Mike Dunleavy had 17 points and Monta Ellis added 14 for the Bucks, who rallied from a 15-point first-quarter deficit to take a 10-point lead at halftime. The Milwaukee reserves outscored Detroit's 59-41, including 28-10 in the key second quarter.
''We got a ton of energy from our second unit to help us get back into the game - that really set the tone and got everybody's blood going a little,'' Milwaukee coach Jim Boylan said. ''And then Brandon came out and what can you say about that third quarter? Just `wow'.''
Jennings, considered a possibility to replace injured Boston guard Rajon Rondo at the All-Star game, certainly didn't hurt his chances against Detroit. At one stretch in the third period, he hit four straight 3-pointers while accou...