NBA Game Summary - Milwaukee at New Jersey
(Wednesday, February 10th)
Final Score: Milwaukee 97, New Jersey 77
East Rutherford, NJ (Sports Network) - Andrew Bogut ended with 22 points and nine rebounds, and Ersan Ilyasova chipped in 18 and six off the bench, as the Milwaukee Bucks handed the lowly Nets a 97-77 loss in front of a sparse crowd due to a raging snowstorm.
Luke Ridnour posted 17 points and eight assists, and Luc Mbah a Moute grabbed 12 rebounds to go with eight points for the Bucks, who have won three of four.
Devin Harris recorded 27 points and nine assists for New Jersey, which has lost eight straight and 19 of 20 overall. Yi Jianlian logged nine points and 12 boards in defeat for the Nets, who are a league-worst 4-48 heading into the All-Star break.
The Bucks were up by eight heading to the fourth and opened the quarter with 10 consecutive points to pull away, as Ridnour�s three-pointer yielded a 78-60 cushion just three minutes in.
Milwaukee wound up hitting 12-of-16 from the field in the final 12 minutes to seal the win.
The Nets actually got out to a fast start, 10-2, and led 26-20 after 12 minutes of play.
Reality set in the next quarter though, as the Bucks embarked on a 12-2 run, capped by a Bogut dunk for a 39-29 lead at the midway point.
It was tied, 44-44, at halftime, and Milwaukee went into the fourth with a 68-60 lead.
Milwaukee outscored the Nets in the paint, 48-26...Courtney Lee scored 11 points for the Nets, who turned the ball over 17 times...Milwaukee shot 50 percent overall.
02/11 01:27:51 ET