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By Alejandro Torres, Associated Press
BROOKLYN—Brandon Jennings scored 26 points, Monta Ellis had 24 points and the Milwaukee Bucks withstood Brooklyn's fourth-quarter rally in a 97-88 victory over the Nets on Sunday night.
The Bucks led by 29 points with 6:59 left in the third quarter but Brooklyn got within six after Deron Williams found Kris Humphries open for an uncontested dunk.
Read the full AP Game Recap on NBA.com.
By Jake Appleman, for NBA.com
THE STAT: The Nets went more than seven minutes minutes without a field goal, spanning the end of the 2nd and the early part of the 3rd quarter.
TURNING POINT: Up 17 at intermission, the Bucks put the Nets in an even deeper hole early in the third quarter with a 9-2 run, increasing the difficulty of the Nets' comeback.
Read the full Game Notebook on NBA.com.
MarShon Brooks tied his season-high with 14 points off the bench, shooting 4-of-5 from the floor and hitting all five of his free-throw attempts...Jerry Stackhouse shot 3-of-7 from three-point range, and is now 21-of-49 (.429) for the season.
The loss marked the Nets' first against an Eastern Conference opponent at Barclays Center, and was their 12th straight loss to the Bucks...The four-game losing streak is a season-high for the Nets.
|G · Deron Williams||G · Joe Johnson||F · Gerald Wallace||F · Kris Humphries||C · Andray Blatche|
Brook Lopez (sprained right foot) was OUT.
Toko Shengelia was INACTIVE.
|G · Brandon Jennings||G · Monta Ellis||F · Marquis Daniels||F · Larry Sanders||C · Ekpe Udoh|
Mike Dunleavy (bruised left knee) was OUT.
Beno Udrih (right ankle injury) was OUT.
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|16 PTS, 16 REB, 3 AST
6-12 FGs, STL, BLK
|"We were hesitant in the first half. We were going inside, we knew their shot blockers would come and we didn't make the short pass, we were hesitating a lot. That's something that we're going to have to look at. Those guys are pretty long`."|