NBA: Milwaukee 99, New Jersey 85

Nov. 18, 2009 at 11:18 PM
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MILWAUKEE, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Brandon Jennings keyed a 15-point run to start the third period Wednesday and Milwaukee went on to down the still winless New Jersey Nets 99-85.

New Jersey, mired in its worst start to a season in franchise history, has lost 12 in a row.

Andrew Bogut scored 21 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for the Bucks, who have won five of six. Carlos Delfino also had 21 points and Jennings had 19.

Jennings made two 3-pointers and a dunk during the run that opened the third period, giving Milwaukee a 56-48 lead. The Bucks added a 10-1 spurt in the fourth quarter that raised their advantage to 19.

New Jersey owned an 11-point lead midway through the second period. The Nets got 31 points and 10 rebounds from Chris Douglas-Roberts and 20 points from Terrence Williams.

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