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Monta Ellis scored a season-high 33 points, Brandon Jennings added 16 and the Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 90-86 on Friday night.
The win gave Milwaukee a season-high four-game winning streak and was the Bucks' ninth straight victory over the Cavaliers.
Kyrie Irving scored 26 points to lead Cleveland, which committed a season-high 27 turnovers. The Cavaliers have lost seven of eight and 11 of 13.
Ellis, who scored 20 points in the second half, was 12 for 24 from the field.
Cavaliers center Anderson Varejao, the league's leading rebounder, left the game in the first half after sustaining a contusion to his lower left leg. X-rays taken at halftime were negative and Varejao came back in the game early in the third quarter. He had eight points and 18 rebounds.
Ellis was at his best late. The Bucks led 80-78 with 5:26 to play after C.J. Miles hit a 3-pointer. Ellis scored on a layup, hit two free throws and made a jumper to stretch the lead to 86-80 with ...
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MILWAUKEE -- Ask Monta Ellis about his career-low shooting percentage, and his answer will be simple. He'll say that he's getting his usual shots, that he just needs to knock them down.
Ellis is a scorer, so naturally he believes he can make just about any shot on the court, and he certainly has during his eight-year NBA career.
But as this season's numbers continue to...
Banged up, battered and bruised, the Milwaukee Bucks found a way to get the job done yet again.
Playing down three players, with three more fighting to play through injuries and illness, Milwaukee won its fourth straight game. Forcing 27 turnovers, the most by an opponent since 2003, the Bucks did just enough to squeak out a 90-86 victory in Cleveland.
While the headlines will...
A CT scan at the Cleveland Clinic following the Cavaliers loss Friday night at Quicken Loans Arena vs. the Milwaukee Bucks revealed that Cavs guard Kyrie Irving sustained a small left maxillary fracture.
Irving did not fly with the team to New York City after the game so he could be fitted with a protective mask. He will travel to New York City on Saturday and will be available...
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The short-handed Milwaukee Bucks needed someone to step up Friday night.
Monta Ellis gave them his best game of the season.
Ellis scored a season-high 33 points and the Bucks recorded their season-high fourth straight win with a 90-86 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers.
"Monta obviously had a hot hand and kept us in it offensively," Milwaukee coach...
Cleveland guard Dion Waiters is expected to return from a sprained left ankle for the Cavaliers' game Tuesday night against Toronto.
Waiters, the former Syracuse player taken with the No. 4 pick in the draft, hasn't played since being injured against Portland on Dec. 1. He has missed seven straight games and won't play Saturday when Cleveland visits New York. Waiters...
Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving broke a bone in his jaw during Friday's game against Milwaukee.
Irving, who only recently returned after missing 11 games with a broken finger, did not travel with the team to New York so he could be fitted with a protective mask that he will wear in Saturday's game against the Knicks.
Irving was injured when he took a hard fall in the first...
The NBA tweeted the first batch of results for All-Star balloting-
1st Returns, East Backcourt: D.Wade (430,925), Rajon Rondo (382,613), Deron Williams (211,426), Kyrie Irving (155,989), Ray Allen (130,016)
— 2013 #NBAAllStar(@NBAAllStar) December 13, 2012
Irving is fourth despite missing half the Cavaliers’ games this season.
Anderson Varejao, who leads the league in rebounding...
The Milwaukee Bucks lost to the LA Clippers last night 111-85. It was never close. Bucks fall to 12-10. Ralphnuts had the work Christmas party last night, so fortunately, breezed quickly threw this one on tape delay this morning. Ugggglllllyyyyy.
Positives: Really hard to find any positives out of this one. Hey, Epke Udoh shot 4/5, that’s pretty good. Hopefully, a good reality...
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Matt Barnes scored 21 points, Blake Griffin had 18 points and 11 rebounds and the Los Angeles Clippers routed the cold-shooting Milwaukee Bucks 111-85 on Saturday night for their ninth consecutive victory.
DeAndre Jordan added 15 points and 11 rebounds for Los Angeles, which had lost three in a row in Milwaukee. Griffin had three spectacular dunks in a brief stretch...
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The Celtics opened their third straight weekend set of three-games-in-three-days with the Western Conference’s Milwaukee Bucks. The two teams squared off just five days earlier at the MECCA and were set to conclude the season series at the friendly confines of the Boston Garden. Don Nelson’s Bucks had started...
With the Cavaliers having two rookies playing prominent minutes, WFNY thought it would beneficial to see how the fresh meat around the league is faring in comparison with the Cavalier rookies. Each week, we’ll have NBA rookie power rankings where we’ll rack and stack the freshman class of the NBA. The rankings will be weighted with the most recent games carrying the most importance...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Raymond Felton scored 25 points, Tyson Chandler had 23, and the New York Knicks overcame Kyrie Irving's career-high 41 points and the absence of Carmelo Anthony to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 103-102 on Saturday night.
The Knicks won their fourth straight when Anderson Varejao missed the second of two free throws with 1 second left. They improved the NBA'...
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Brandon Jennings scored 19 points, Monta Ellis had 17 points and 11 assists and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Sacramento Kings 98-85 on Wednesday night.
Ersan Ilyasova added 16 points and a season-high 14 rebounds, and Luc Richard Mbah a Moute scored a season-high 17 points in his first start of the season for Milwaukee (11-9), which has its best 20-game start since 2005-06.