Jennings, Ellis lead Bucks past Warriors
Bucks have won five of last six
Bucks 103, Warriors 93: Brandon Jennings scored 31 points and Monta Ellis added 26 against his former team as visiting Milwaukee completed a season sweep of Golden State.
J.J. Redick added 15 points and put Milwaukee ahead 96-87 with 2:47 remaining when his 3-pointer capped a 10-2 run. Jennings had 10 assists and made six of his 11 shots from 3-point range for the Bucks, who have won five of their last six games.
Golden State fell to 2-2 on its seven-game homestand and remained one game ahead of seventh-place Houston in the Western Conference playoff race. Klay Thompson and Carl Landry led the Warriors with 18 points apiece and Stephen Curry added 16 points and 10 assists.
Jennings and Ellis scored a combined 18 points in the third quarter, when Milwaukee shot 52.2 percent and took a seven-point lead after outscoring the Warriors 30-22. The Bucks hit 13 3-pointers overall and moved two games behind seventh-place Atlanta in the East.
Landry started in place of injured All-Star forward David Lee and grabbed 10 rebounds while shooting 7-of-10 from the field. Lee, who missed the game with a bruised right knee, is hoping to return Monday against the New York Knicks.
GAME NOTEBOOK: Golden State C Andrew Bogut had four points and nine rebounds in his first game against his former team. … Bucks F Ersan Ilyasova missed the game with a left knee injury and is listed as day-to-day. … The Warriors lost for the seventh time in 32 games when leading at halftime.
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