The Nets may have moved to Brooklyn and added Joe Johnson, but their problems against the Milwaukee Bucks did not end when these teams met earlier this month.
The Bucks proved to be superior in the backcourt in that contest and have now won 12 straight over the Nets heading into Wednesday night's meeting at the Bradley Center.
Milwaukee won 97-88 at Brooklyn on Dec. 9 in the teams' only matchup this season as Monta Ellis and Brandon Jennings combined for 50 points with 15 free-throw attempts, making 14. Johnson and Deron Williams went 2 for 4 at the foul line and totaled 24 points, going 10 of 27 from the field. The Bucks' starting guards had eight rebounds and eight steals while the taller combination of Johnson and Williams had three boards and no steals.
While neither Ellis nor Jennings has made an All-Star appearance, Johnson and Williams have combined for nine.
"It wasn't a competition or anything like that," said Jennings after the game. "We knew they had (the) height adva...