Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/11/14
MILWAUKEE -- Jumping out to an early lead wasn't a problem for the Milwaukee Bucks last season. Holding on to those leads was another story. It wasn't a problem Wednesday, though, as Milwaukee opened with a 24-7 run and led a game from start to finish for the first time all season in a 99-85 victory over the Indiana Pacers. "Not only getting out to the lead but being able to maintain it, we played some of our best defense of the season in the first half," Milwaukee coach Scott Skiles said. "Some of our best offense as well. We moved the ball well, didn't let their bigs get going." Brandon Jennings and Monta Ellis led the way for Milwaukee, each scoring 16 points. Jennings added four assists and a steal. Samuel Dalembert had another good offensive night, scoring 14 points -- all of them in the first half on 5-of-7 shooting -- to match his season high. After scoring just eight points in the Bucks' first four games, Dalembert has emerged as a force in the paint, averaging 12 po...
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