Milwaukee 104, Miami 85

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, December 29, 2012 8:30 PM
Location - BMO Harris Bradley Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Officials - #34 Kevin Cutler, #55 Bill Kennedy, #20 Leroy Richardson
Attendance - 18717

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Miami 20 24 27 14 85
Milwaukee 25 31 13 35 104

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Miami 20-8 14-2 6-6 L2
Milwaukee 16-12 9-6 7-6 W2

Recap


Bucks 104, Heat 85:
Brandon Jennings scored 25 points to lead five players in double figures and dished out seven assists as Milwaukee sent visiting Miami to its second loss in two nights. 

Luc Richard Mbah a Moute added 19 points and seven rebounds while Larry Sanders contributed 16, 11 and four blocks for the Bucks, who have won back-to-back games for the first time since taking four straight from Dec. 7-14. 

LeBron James scored 26 points and Dwyane Wade added 24 to lead the Heat, who have lost consecutive games for just the second time this season. Chris Bosh chipped in 12 points and 16 rebounds, but no other Miami player scored more than five points. 

The Bucks were ahead 54-39 with 1:58 left in the first half, but Miami came roaring back and led by as many as nine in the third quarter. Milwaukee answered with a 16-0 spurt bridging the third and fourth quarters and didn't trail again. 

Milwaukee reeled off a 16-3 run later in the final period to pull away. Mike Dunleavy scored 13 of his 18 points in the fourth and added nine rebounds and six assists coming off the bench. 

GAME NOTEBOOK: James has scored at least 20 points in all 28 games this season, matching Kevin McHale for the second-longest such streak to start a campaign since the NBA-ABA merger. George Gervin did it in the first 45 games of the 1981-82 season. … The teams have split two meetings this season. Miami won 113-106 at home on Nov. 21. … The Bucks have scored more than 100 points in consecutive games for the first time this season. 

Top Game Performances

Miami   Milwaukee
LeBron James 26 Scoring Brandon Jennings 25
LeBron James 7 Assists Monta Ellis 9
Chris Bosh 16 Rebounds Larry Sanders 11
Dwyane Wade 4 Free Throws Made Brandon Jennings 7
LeBron James 2 Steals Monta Ellis 5
Shane Battier 2 Blocks Larry Sanders 4

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Miami 85 43.4 4-13 15-24 18 51 5 3 22
Milwaukee 104 40.4 8-21 16-17 29 46 8 18 7

Upcoming Games

  • Milwaukee will play their next game on the road against Detroit. The Bucks have a W/L % of .467 after a win and .692 after a loss.
  • Miami will play their next game on the road against Orlando . The Heat have a W/L % of .700 after a win and .750 after a loss.