(TRIPLE) DOUBLE THE FUN - On Saturday night, second-year point guard Brandon Jennings recorded his first
career triple-double with 20 points, 10 assists and a career-high 10 rebounds. Jennings became the first Buck (and
youngest player in franchise history at 21 years and 37 days) since Ramon Sessions on April 1, 2009 to score a
triple-double when he finished with 16 points, 10 rebounds and 16 assists. Jennings is the 17th player in Bucks
history to record a triple-double and it was the 45th time the feat was accomplished. Through three games,
Jennings is averaging 9.0 assists per game (T-4th in the league) and has had two games with double-digit assists.
As a rookie, Jennings had three games all season with 10 or more assists.
BOGUT ON BOARD - With his eight boards on Saturday night, Andrew Bogut has 3,023 rebounds for his career.
That number puts him 28 rebounds away from passing Ervin Johnson (3,050) for 10th place in franchise history in
rebounds. Bogut is also closing in on other milestones. With 4,250 points he now needs 87 to pass Jay Humphries
(4,336) for 20th in team history and at 458 blocks, he needs 17 more to pass Randy Breuer for fifth place.
NEW KID IN TOWN - Through three games, Bucks newcomer Corey Maggette is third on the team in scoring with
16.0 points and has gone to the free throw line a team-best 21 times, connecting on all 21. Those 21 makes tie
him for eighth in the league. Maggette has also averaged 5.0 rebounds and 0.7 assists in 23.0 minutes of action
off the bench.
SETTING SEASON HIGHS - We may be only three games into the 2010-11 season but on Saturday, the Bucks set a number of season highs against
Charlotte. The Bucks had highs in points (98), points in a half (50), field goal percentage (.451), 3-point FG made (11), 3-point FG percentage (.500), FT
made (23), FT percentage (.852), offensive rebounds (14), assists (19), steals (7) and tied for a season-high in blocked shots (5). Charlotte's 88 points in the
game, 40 points in the first half, 30 FG made, 64 FGA, 19 FT made, 23 FTA, 28 rebounds, five offensive rebounds, 23 defensive rebounds and 13 assists all
represented season lows for a Bucks opponent.
NEARING NUMBERS - On Saturday, Ersan Ilyasova played in his 150th career game and Brandon Jennings hit three 3-pointers to put him at 150 for his
career. Jennings is now three assists away from 500 and several other Bucks are closing in on personal milestones. Among them are: Carlos Delfino (244) is
six steals away from 250 for his career. Delfino (341) also needs nine threes to reach 350. Keyon Dooling (598) needs two games to reach 600 for his
career and five steals to reach 400.
- The Bucks got their first win of the season on Saturday, defeating Charlotte 98-88, in the team's home
opener. Tonight, the Bucks host Portland in their second game at the Bradley Center this year. In 2009-10,
Milwaukee posted a 28-13 record at the BC.
- Through three games Brandon Jennings is averaging a team-best 9.0 assists per game. He has just five
turnovers during that stretch for a 5.40:1 assist-to-turnover ratio, which ranks seventh in the NBA.
- Carlos Delfino continues to knock down 3-pointers as he now leads the team with a 46.2 percentage from
downtown. Delfino is averaging a league-best 4.0 3-pointers per game and his 12 makes (out of 26 attempts)
leads the club and is second in the NBA. Against Charlotte, Delfino knocked down five 3-pointers, which was
one off his career-high.
- Forward Luc Richard Mbah a Moute had a productive game off the bench against Charlotte with nine points,
nine rebounds, a steal and an assist in 34:36. After missing the season-opener with a right ankle injury, Mbah
a Moute is averaging 6.0 points, 6.5 rebounds and 1.0 assist in 26.5 minutes off the bench.