Milwaukee Bucks defeat Cleveland Cavaliers, 92-85
LeBron James had some fun on the bench after he was exiled there by Cleveland Cavaliers coach Mike Brown on Saturday night.
"Let the rooster shoot," James crowed when Milwaukee Bucks rookie guard Brandon Jennings, sporting a tinge of red in his new haircut, got the ball.
Jennings, who threatened not to shoot the ball earlier in the week, instead regained his three-point touch to help lead the Bucks to a 92-85 victory over the Cavaliers before a sellout crowd of 18,71...
PLAYER OF THE GAME: Brandon Jennings led the Bucks with 25 points and also had six assists. He seemed fired up to play the Cavaliers even without LeBron James, and he showed up with a red streak down the middle of his new hairstyle. "I've been getting called Dennis Rodman lately," Jennings said. "I'm not being too wild with that. I just felt like putting a little color in the hair and being different. Every week you never know what you might see with me."
PLAY OF T...
Meaningful games in March.
Barring an unlikely total collapse by the Milwaukee Bucks, it's an expression that will be heard often in these parts in the weeks ahead. The Bucks will be playing key games down the stretch and - at least the younger players - learning what it takes to make the NBA playoffs.
But the Bucks won't be alone in this endeavor, as other playoff-starved teams such as Oklahoma City, Charlotte and Memphis are being educated in just how tough it gets...