MILWAUKEE, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Luke Ridnour made a floating jump shot in the lane with 3 seconds to play Friday, giving the Milwaukee Bucks a 104-102 win over New Jersey.
Ridnour also made a key steal with 44 seconds left and the Bucks owning a three-point lead, but Milwaukee could not put the game away.
Following a time out, Ridnour was able to work his way free in the lane for the game-winning shot.
The Bucks have alternated wins and losses for nine straight games. New Jersey failed in its bid for a three-game winning streak.
Michael Redd led Milwaukee with 24 points and Charlie Villanueva had 23. The Bucks let an 11-point, fourth-quarter lead get away before finally pulling out the victory.
Vince Carter scored 23 for New Jersey.