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.
The Bucks captured the season series against the Heat already. Playing three games against Miami this season, the Bucks captured the first two.
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.