Milwaukee Bucks defeat Denver Nuggets, 108-102

PLAYER OF THE GAME: Bucks guard Brandon Jennings hit two key three-point shots late in the game and led Milwaukee with 32 points and nine assists.

PLAY OF THE GAME: After Denver had trimmed Milwaukee's lead to three, Bucks center Andrew Bogut sank a short, right-handed runner from the lane to give the Bucks a 102-97 lead with 24.7 seconds left.

OFF THE BENCH:Ersan Ilyasova played well for the Bucks, sinking 3 three-point shots, scoring 17 points and grabbing eight re...

George Karl said before Wednesday's game that he wasn't sure what impact point guard Brandon Jennings could have on the Milwaukee Bucks.

But the Denver Nuggets coach gave the 20-year-old Jennings his due after a 32-point, nine-assist performance by the rookie helped Milwaukee to a 108-102 victory over Denver at the Bradley Center.

"He made a lot of open shots tonight; he was very good," Karl said. "We're going to have to make some reads on how to play him next time w...

Only six games into the National Basketball Association season, the Milwaukee Bucks aren't about to risk pulling any muscles while trying to pat themselves on the back after a victory.

Even so, there might be something to be said about the Bucks' ability to hold off the Denver Nuggets, one of the premier teams in the Western Conference, down the stretch for a 108-102 victory Wednesday night at the Bradley Center.

The Bucks lost almost all of a 12-point lead they held...