Mil 23 27 31 23 104
Chi 33 24 23 16 96
Date of game: 1/9/2013

Recap: Chicago vs. Milwaukee

Chicago, IL (Sports Network) - Brandon Jennings scored 35 points with six rebounds and six assists as the Milwaukee Bucks took a 104-96 win over the Chicago Bulls at United Center on Wednesday.

Mike Dunleavy scored 16 points and Monta Ellis added 14 points, five boards, five steals and five helpers for the Bucks, who have won their past two games.

Larry Sanders had 12 rebounds and seven blocks as Milwaukee moved to 2-0 under interim head coach Jim Boylan thanks in part to 15 blocked shots in the game.

"It's Chicago, it's a division rival so this is a huge win for us," said Boylan. "This gives us a series edge right now and those are important down the stretch."

Carlos Boozer had 22 points and 11 boards while Nate Robinson added 19 points, five rebounds, six assists and five steals for the Bulls, who had a three- game winning streak snapped.

"We had a good edge to start the game then we started trading buckets," said Chicago head coach Tom Thibodeau. "They picked up steam and started causing turnovers and those 15 blocked shots were big."

A 5-0 run from Chicago got the team to one point back after Jimmy Butler made it a 90-89 game with 6 1/2 minutes to play.

After an exchange of baskets, Dunleavy hit a 3-pointer and, after Butler hit two from the line, Dunleavy drained another 3-ball for a 98-93 lead with 2:41 left.

A bit later, Boozer hit 1-of-2 free throws for a 100-96 game, but Marco Belinelli had a pair of shots blocked and Jennings' jumper with 24.6 seconds remaining put the game away.

Chicago started the game hot as the team ripped off a 16-3 run in the first quarter and the team took a 33-23 lead into the second quarter.

The Bulls led throughout the second quarter, at one point held an 11-point advantage, before taking a 57-50 edge into the halftime break.

An 11-3 run to start the third allowed the Bucks to go back on top and another 8-0 run a bit later gave the team some more room. Chicago, though, closed the frame with a 9-2 run to cut their deficit to 81-80 after 36 minutes.

Game Notes

Milwaukee hosts Detroit on Friday ... Chicago plays in New York on Friday ... Milwaukee has won two of the three meetings with Chicago this season ... The Bucks made 46.4 percent of their shots while the Bulls connected on just 41.1.

Gardner to start for embattled Michigan

Devin Gardner will return to the starting quarterback position for Michigan when the struggling Wolverines take the field Saturday at Rutgers following a tumultous week for the program.

NASCAR News
The Inside Line: Stewart still coping with tragedy

Seven weeks after his involvement in an accident that took the life of Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race on a dirt track in Upstate New York, Tony Stewart continues to deal with emotions surrounding the tragic incident.

Nothin' but Net: Coaching hot seat already burning

With NBA Media Day barely behind us, it's perfect fair and reasonable to already speculate as to which coaches will be fired soonest.

2014-15 San Jose Sharks Preview

In another move that bucks tradition, the Sharks completely revamped their on- ice leadership structure not by selecting new players to wear the precious singular letters on their uniforms, but by stripping the captaincy from Joe Thornton, removing the alternate tag from Patrick Marleau and leaving the other "A" vacant after Dan Boyle signed as a free agent with the Rangers.

Latest Sports Photos
Latest Sports Photos
0 Votes
Team CHOCOLATE MILK member Owen Hammond recovers post-race with lowfat chocolate milk after finishing 140.6 miles at IRONMAN Chattanooga.

0 Votes
a skydiver was injured when attempting to land in a pre game show at the Lookouts opening game on 4/3/2014

0 Votes
SEC Champions Alabama created by artist Ben Teeter S/N C.O.A. available for the dedicated Alabama fan!

1 Vote
first catch of the season looks like a good year

0 Votes
Gina McLeroy Spring City, TN

0 Votes
Our Son Brandon McLeroy MTSU Football 2011 Gina McLeroy Spring City TN

1 Vote
this is James Howard telling Gracie what to do.

0 Votes
Riverbend fun!

0 Votes
I nees a four letter word for the outside layer of a tree.

0 Votes
Cameron is a rising athlete. He has a God given talent for the game of football. This picture is of him stopping the ball carrier in our game in the ...
Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.