Point guard Brandon Jennings hit 7 of 14 from 3-point range last night to lead
the Milwaukee Bucks to a 105-97 win over the Miami Heat at the Bradley Center. Jennings poured in 31 points to send the Bucks to their 3rd straight victory and end Miami’s win streak at 5-games.
Miami jumped all over the Bucks early, with forward Lebron James scoring 24 of his season high 40 points in the first quarter. The Bucks trailed 60-47 at the half but used a 17-1 run to start the fourth quarter to take control.
Center Drew Gooden added 17 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists. Luc Richard Mbah a Moute added 13 points and 8 rebounds.
AUDIO: Scott Skiles on the win :18
The Bucks captured the season series against the Heat already. Playing three games against Miami this season, the Bucks captured the first two.
AUDIO: Brandon Jennings on the confidence gained from 2 wins over Miami :15
The Heat scored just 37 second half points and shot 34% from the field in the second half after hitting at a 61% clip in the first half.
The Bucks climbed to within 1-game (10-11) of .500 and can get there with a win at Detroit on Friday night.