Milwaukee Bucks defeat New Jersey Nets, 108-89

The Bucks kept their focus after an emotional playoff-clinching victory in Chicago on Tuesday.

Despite a second slow start in as many nights, the Bucks shook it off to defeat the New Jersey Nets, 108-89, at the Bradley Center and keep their position as the fifth-seeded team in the Eastern Conference.

Milwaukee pulled away from a 58-58 halftime tie behind John Salmons, who led the Bucks with 22 points on 10-of-13 shooting, and Jerry Stackhouse, who finished with 18 po...