NBA Game Summary - Milwaukee vs. Cleveland
(Tuesday, October 9th)
Final Score: Milwaukee 97, Cleveland 80
Canton, OH (Sports Network) - Brandon Jennings poured in 15 points and handed out seven assists as the Milwaukee Bucks handled the Cleveland Cavaliers, 97-80, in preseason action on Tuesday.
Monta Ellis scored 15 points to go with five assists, while Mike Dunleavy contributed 12 points off the bench for the Bucks. Tobias Harris had 11 points, while Larry Sanders and Marquis Daniels each chipped in with 10 points in the victory. John Henson, the 14th pick of the 2012 draft, added six points in his first game.
C.J. Miles led the Cavaliers with 18 points on 6-of-13 shooting, while last season's rookie of the year Kyrie Irving finished with 16 points and five rebounds in the setback.
Milwaukee led 25-23 after the first quarter and took control of the game in the second quarter, outscoring Cleveland 27-18 in the frame to hold a 52-41 lead at halftime.
The Bucks cruised the rest of the way, leading by as many as 19 points in the fourth quarter.
Cleveland struggled from the floor, shooting 38.5 percent, and just 14-of-20 from the free throw line, while turning the ball over 22 times.
10/09 21:36:01 ET