Milwaukee 113, Detroit 97

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, April 13, 2012 8:00 PM
Location - The Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, Michigan
Officials - #68 Marat Kogut, #12 Violet Palmer, #23 Jason Phillips
Attendance - 15255

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Milwaukee 30 22 33 28 113
Detroit 25 22 26 24 97

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Milwaukee 29-30 15-14 14-16 W1
Detroit 22-37 15-13 7-24 L1

Recap


BUCKS 113, PISTONS 97: Drew Gooden scored 26 points and visiting Milwaukee remained in the Eastern Conference playoff race with a crucial win.
 
The Bucks, who are ninth in the East, trail Philadelphia and New York by two games in the race for the conference's final playoff spot. Milwaukee gained a game on the 76ers, who lost to New Jersey, while the Knicks defeated Washington. All three teams have seven games remaining.
 
Brandon Jennings scored 20 points and had 10 assists while Monta Ellis added 18 points. Milwaukee's starters combined for 94 points.
 
Brandon Knight netted 25 points to lead Detroit, which has lost four of five. Ben Gordon scored 24 points while Greg Monroe added 16 points and 10 rebounds
 
Milwaukee, which bounced back from a tough loss at home to New York on Wednesday, used a 26-9 run in the third quarter to break open a close game. Gooden scored eight points while Brandon Jennings hit two 3-pointers to lead the spurt.
 
Gooden, who was limited to five minutes against the Knicks because of a sore back, was 12-of-18 from the field, and had five rebounds and eight assists
 
GAME NOTEBOOK: The Bucks host Indiana, which is third in the East, on Saturday. ... Carlos Delfino and Ersan Ilyasova, Milwaukee's other starters, scored 16 and 14 points, respectively. ... Detroit had its three-game home winning streak snapped.

Top Game Performances

Milwaukee   Detroit
Drew Gooden 26 Scoring Brandon Knight 25
Brandon Jennings 10 Assists Brandon Knight 8
Ersan Ilyasova 7 Rebounds Greg Monroe 10
Carlos Delfino 5 Free Throws Made Ben Gordon 7
Beno Udrih 3 Steals Will Bynum 2
Ekpe Udoh 3 Blocks Greg Monroe 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Milwaukee 113 51.7 5-15 18-22 36 40 8 6 11
Detroit 97 47.4 3-10 20-24 20 37 5 5 15

Upcoming Games

  • Detroit will play their next game at home against Chicago. The Pistons have a W/L % of .478 after a win and .306 after a loss.
  • Milwaukee will play their next game at home against Indiana. The Bucks have a W/L % of .536 after a win and .452 after a loss.
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