93   108
Game 28 · December 26, 2012 · BMO Harris Bradley Center · Milwaukee
Ben Couch · (@viewfromcouch)
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NETS 24 18 25 26 93
Bucks 22 33 23 30 108
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By Associated Press
MILWAUKEE—The Milwaukee Bucks used the 3-pointer to extend their dominance over the Brooklyn Nets.

Brandon Jennings scored 25 points, Monta Ellis added 20 points and a season-high six steals, and the Bucks beat the short-handed Nets for the 13th straight time, 108-93 on Wednesday night.

Ellis made all three of his 3-point attempts, including one that pushed the lead to 102-89 with less than 2 minutes to play. His sixth steal set up a 3 by Jennings that increased the lead to 105-89. Jennings was 3 of 4 from beyond the arc.

Read the full AP Game Recap on NBA.com.


Gerald Wallace turned in another stellar performance as the team's power forward, tallying 8 points, 8 assists, 12 rebounds, two steals and a block in 34 minutes...Andray Blatche played well off the bench for Brooklyn, posting 14 points (5-10 FGs, 4-5 FTs), 5 rebounds and 3 blocked shots...With Deron Williams out, C.J. Watson and Tyshawn Taylor combined for 15 points, 2 assists and 2 steals. Taylor notably hit a three that drew the Nets within 4 points with 9 minutes to play...Joe Johnson (13 points, 3 rebounds, 3 assists) had his streak of games with three or more three-pointers ended after a 1-for-4 performance.

Each team committed a high number of turnovers (MIL: 18; BKN: 16) though the Bucks turned the Nets' errors into more points, holding a 19-10 fast-break advantage...Led by 17 apiece from Ersan Ilyasova and Mike Dunleavy Jr., Milwaukee's bench outscored Brooklyn's subs, 46-32...The loss marked the Nets' 13th consecutive defeat to the Bucks.

Brooklyn Nets

G · C.J. Watson G · Joe Johnson F · Keith Bogans F · Gerald Wallace C · Brook Lopez
NOTES
Deron Williams (bruised right wrist) is OUT.
Kris Humphries (mild abdominal strain) is OUT.

Milwaukee Bucks

G · Brandon Jennings G · Monta Ellis F · Marquis Daniels F · Luc Mbah a Moute C · Larry Sanders
NOTES
Tobias Harris (Right Shoulder Laceration) is QUESTIONABLE, but will play.
Beno Udrih (Right Ankle Sprain) is QUESTIONABLE.




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Brook Lopez
21 PTS, 10 REB, 3 BLK
9-18 FGs, 3-5 FTs




Joe Johnson
"We gave ourselves a chance, we just couldn’t make the big plays. We cut it to four and then had a costly turnover. In that fourth quarter, man, it just seemed like we couldn’t get over the hump."




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