Milwaukee Bucks defeat Charlotte Bobcats, 95-88

  PLAYER OF THE GAME: Bucks guard Brandon Jennings got it going early on the offensive end, making seven of eight shots and scoring 17 points in the first quarter.

He made two of three shots from three-point ranges and handed out two assists. "We talked to him before the game," said coach Scott Skiles. "With guys out, we needed him to start a little quicker and he certainly did. He got us off to a great start."

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It was a little rough around the edges, but the Milwaukee Bucks put an exclamation mark on the end of their longest home stand of the season by defeating the Charlotte Bobcats, 95-88, Friday night at the Bradley Center.

The Bucks, who will open a four-game trip Saturday in Memphis, finished the home stand with a 5-1 record. Guard Brandon Jennings scored 29 points, forward Hakim Warrick added 16 and forward Ersan Ilyasova scored 13 for the Bucks, who improved to 7-3 and ...