The Brooklyn Nets defeated the Milwaukee Bucks 107-98 at BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Nets improved to 28-29, and the Bucks fell to 11-47.
Shooting guard Marcus Thornton scored a game-high 25 points to lead the Nets past the Bucks. Brooklyn is currently sixth in the Eastern Conference standings.
Nets center Andray Blatche scored 19 points along with 13 rebounds and three steals. Point guard Deron Williams netted 15 points and dished out four assists. Point guard Shaun Livingston added 14 points and three rebounds, and Paul Pierce finished with 12 points, eight rebounds, five assists, and three steals.
The Bucks had 18 turnovers to the Nets’ 11. They will look to take better care of the ball in their next game.
Bucks power forward Khris Middleton scored 16 points along with four rebounds, three assists, and two steals. Point guard Ramon Sessions added 16 points and three rebounds. Point guard Brandon Knight netted 14 points and dished out five assists. Shooting guard Giannis Antetokounmpo secured 12 points, three rebounds, three assists, and three steals. Power forward Ersan Ilyasova finished with 11 points and 11 rebounds.
Next game: The Nets play the Bulls on Monday at 7:30 pm ET on NBA TV. The Bucks play the Jazz on Monday at 8 pm ET.