Milwaukee Bucks defeat New York Knicks, 102-87

PLAYER OF THE GAME: Rookie guard Jodie Meeks hit the first three-pointer of his career with 2:58 left in the first quarter, but he wasn't done there.

The former Kentucky player barely hit the net while converting his first 4 three-point tries, and he finished with 19 points on 7-of-11 shooting, including 5 of 7 from three-point range.

PLAY OF THE GAME: Andrew Bogut made a steal and immediately found Ersan Ilyasova with a long outlet pass, and Ilyasova dunked the ball ...

It was breakout time for Milwaukee Bucks rookie Jodie Meeks, drafted in the second round to provide another perimeter shooting threat.

The former Kentucky star helped fuel a huge first-half outburst by the Bucks as they cruised past the New York Knicks, 102-87, before a Bradley Center crowd of 15,486 on Saturday night.

Meeks drilled his first 4 three-point shots as the Bucks jumped on the Knicks, taking a 31-point halftime lead and extending it to as much as 36 point...