New Jersey 95, Milwaukee 106

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, April 21, 2012 8:30 PM
Location - Bradley Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Officials - #6 Tony Brown, #43 Dan Crawford, #73 Tre Maddox
Attendance - 15939

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
New Jersey 23 19 27 26 95
Milwaukee 24 29 20 33 106

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
New Jersey 22-42 9-23 13-19 L4
Milwaukee 30-33 16-15 14-18 W1

Recap


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.

Top Game Performances

New Jersey   Milwaukee
Gerald Wallace 18 Scoring Brandon Jennings 30
Gerald Wallace 4 Assists Brandon Jennings 6
Gerald Wallace 11 Rebounds Ersan Ilyasova 17
Gerald Green 4 Free Throws Made Brandon Jennings 9
Sundiata Gaines 2 Steals Brandon Jennings 4
Kris Humphries 1 Blocks Ersan Ilyasova 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
New Jersey 95 46.5 4-12 11-15 19 41 1 8 16
Milwaukee 106 45.2 4-13 26-37 22 50 4 8 12

Upcoming Games

  • Milwaukee will play their next game at home against Toronto. The Bucks have a W/L % of .517 after a win and .441 after a loss.
  • New Jersey will play their next game at home against Philadelphia. The Nets have a W/L % of .227 after a win and .405 after a loss.
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