Bucks caught up in Nets 97-94
MILWAUKEE — A frigid fourth quarter by the Bucks helped the Brooklyn Nets sweep their back-to-back series, 97-94, Wednesday night in the BMO Harris Bradley Center.
The host were outscored, 29-18 in the final 12 minutes. They wasted a 31 points, 11 assists performance by Brandon Jennings.
Milwaukee roared back to within two points after falling behind, 94-83 with 1 minute 50 seconds remaining. They had a chance to tie when Monta Ellis was fouled on a three-point attempt with 2.4 seconds left and Brooklyn ahead by 3.
But Ellis missed the first two from the line and had to miss the third on purpose.
The Bucks have lost 7 of their last 8 games to fall 1 game below 500 (26-27). The NBA trade deadline is Thursday afternoon at 2, local time.