BUCKS 106, NETS 95: Brandon Jennings scored 30 points and host Milwaukee kept its faint playoff hopes alive by beating New Jersey for the 11th consecutive time.
Ersan Ilyasova added 17 points and 17 rebounds as Milwaukee moved within three games of New York and Philadelphia for eighth place in the Eastern Conference with three games to play.
Drew Gooden scored 16 points and grabbed eight boards to help the Bucks snap a three-game losing streak.
Gerald Wallace had 18 points and 11 rebounds to lead five players in double figures for New Jersey, which tumbled to its fourth straight loss.
Milwaukee led by a dozen points with just under 2 1/2 minutes left in the third quarter, but the Nets used an 8-0 run to cut it to 73-69 entering the fourth.
The Bucks stretched the lead back to 91-84 on Monta Ellis' three-point play with 4 1/2 minutes to play, only to see the lead dwindle to two before Jennings buried three 3-pointers to make it 102-93 lead with 1:31 remaining.
GAME NOTEBOOK: MarShon Brooks scored 17 points and Gerald Green had 16 for the Nets, who played without All-Star point guard Deron Williams. ... Bucks F Larry Sanders was suspended two games by the NBA for initiating an altercation in Thursday’s loss to Indiana. ... The Nets haven’t beaten Milwaukee since March 3, 2009.