The Milwaukee Bucks were sluggish out of the gate last night and fell behind by as many as 17 points in the first half, but rebounded for a 103-97 victory.
The Bucks closed the second quarter on a 23-11 run and trailed 62-57 at the half. Khris Middleton scored 12 of his 18 points in the third quarter and O.J. Mayo had 9 of his 15 in the fourth quarter to help the Bucks (29-23) win their fifth straight home game.
The Bucks moved six games over .500 for the first time since 2010 and has a chance to be a 30-game winner at the all-star break for the first time since the 1990-91 season.
Jared Dudley led the Bucks with 19 points and went 5 of 5 from three-point range.
Brooklyn shot 70.6% from the field in the first quarter and 58.8% in the opening half. The Bucks missed 13-straight shots in the first half but survived the cold shooting in the first half.
Jarrett Jack had 26 points and Joe Johnson 19 to lead the Nets.
The Bucks play their last game before the all-star break on Wednesday night against the Sacramento Kings at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.