Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 12/9/12
NEW YORK -- Brandon Jennings scored 18 of his game-high 26 points in the first half, and Monta Ellis finished with 24 points, leading the Milwaukee Bucks to a 97-88 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday night at the Barclays Center. Milwaukee almost blew a 29-point, second-half lead. It was the 12th straight victory for the Bucks over the Nets, dating back to March 3, 2009. Milwaukee (10-9) earned its second straight win, while the Nets (11-8) lost their fourth game in a row. Brooklyn's losing streak immediately followed a five-game winning streak. The Bucks rebounded from a slow start to take command late in the first quarter, then gradually pulled away as the Nets struggled mightily from the perimeter. Besides Jennings and Ellis, the Bucks received 13 points from Marquis Daniels and 10 from Ersan Ilyasova. Deron Williams led the Nets with 18 points, but he shot just 8-for-19 from the floor. Gerald Wallace, who sparked the second-half comeback as the Nets cut the 29-...
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