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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Rookie John Henson scored a career-high 28 points and grabbed 16 rebounds, Brandon Jennings had 17 points and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 95-89 Wednesday night in a regular-season finale lacking any postseason implications.
Needing to score 70 points to surpass New York's Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Durant conceded the NBA scoring title and joined starting center Kendrick Perkins and key reserves Kevin Martin and Nick Collison in suits on the Thunder bench.
Russell Westbrook extended the NBA's longest active consecutive games played streak to 394 by playing the first 7 minutes, helping the Thunder score the game's first seven points and build a 20-9 lead.
The Bucks didn't pull ahead until Henson's two-handed slam early in the fourth quarter, during a 27-6 run.
Reggie Jackson led Oklahoma City with a career-best 23 points.
Jennings gave the Bucks a scare in advance of their playoff series against Miami, twisting his ank...
BEST OF MAXIM
You can never say never………
We’re Gonna Win In Six. – Brandon Jennings on #BucksPlayoffs
— Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks) April 19, 2013
Kevin Durant has conceded the NBA scoring title. Carmelo Anthony has won it.
Durant would need to score 70 points in the Oklahoma City Thunder's final game of the season to pass the Knicks' Carmelo Anthony (who is likely sitting out his final game), and Durant on Wednesday alerted the world he wasn't planning on going for it.
"SITTING OUT TONIGHT'S GAME,...
(Eds: APNewsNow. With AP Photos.) By JON KRAWCZYNSKI AP Basketball Writer Last season, Larry Sanders could barely get on the court for the Milwaukee Bucks. Not even a year later, he's considered a top candidate for an NBA award.
The Bucks have rolled out a campaign for him for the defensive player of the year and the most improved player awards. It's been a fast rise for...
With the best record in the Western Conference all wrapped up, the Oklahoma City Thunder do not have anything to play for with the Milwaukee Bucks coming to town tonight. The same cannot be said for Kevin Durant, who had a (very slim) shot at winning his fourth consecutive scoring title.
Rather than risk injury and try to score as much as possible, Durant will be sitting out...
In Game of Thrones, Ned Stark warns that the world is on the verge of many years of snow and darkness when he says that “winter is coming”. Well **** Ned, it’s April 18th and snow is in the air as I write this. So congratulations Mr. Stark, looks like you were right. And……segway…I’ve been watching alot of Game of Thrones instead of watching/writing about the Bucks...
Miami Heat and Milwaukee Bucks 1st Round Playoff Preview
This is the easiest call in all of the playoffs. the Miami Heat will beat the Milwaukee Bucks in 4 games. The Bucks should not even be in the playoffs with a 38-44 record, while the Heat just put up one of the best seasons in NBA history and have the best player in the NBA at the top of his game, in LeBron James.
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JIM HOEHNE Associated Press Milwaukee Bucks coach Jim Boylan admits his team has a daunting task in taking on the Miami Heat in the first round of the playoffs.
The eighth-seeded Bucks open the Eastern Conference playoffs on the road Sunday against the NBA's defending champions.
''We've got a lot of young players and for many of them, this...
A few years ago, the Thunder were the laughing stock of the league. Though, it did not take long for Sam Presti to build his basketball empire in Oklahoma City, which in five short years has already taken over as the top team in the Western Conference.
Thunder fans were excited to get the third pick in the draft a few years back, now they are getting excited over the best record...
MIAMI --The Milwaukee Bucks won 28 less regular-season games than the Miami Heat. Theyve lost 12 of their last 16 games. Theyve been manhandled by the Heat in the past two meetings.But that hasnt resulted in the confidence of Milwaukee point guard Brandon Jennings waning in the slightest.Jennings told reporters Thursday night I see us winning the series in six. His boast even was...