Milwaukee Bucks defeat Golden State Warriors, 129-125

  PLAYER OF THE GAME: Brandon Jennings put on one of the top rookie performances in league history with 55 points on 21-of-34 shooting, including 7 of 8 from three-point distance.

And he also had time to hand out five assists and grab five rebounds. "What a performance," said Golden State coach Don Nelson. "Holy smokes. I think that's probably the best rookie performance I've ever witnessed in 30-some years of coaching. We tried to handle him in every way possible, real...

Brandon Jennings did not score a point in the first quarter Saturday night at the Bradley Center.

So nobody was really figuring he would wind up with a scintillating 55-point outburst, just two off the Bucks franchise record, in leading Milwaukee to a thrilling 129-125 victory over the Golden State Warriors.

Jennings scored 29 points in a third-quarter rally and hit 12 of 13 shots in the quarter in a performance that had teammates and fans alike shaking their heads i...