Bucks get first win of season, 93-81
Mayo's 25 points lead Milwaukee
MILWAUKEE — O.J Mayo scored 10 of his game-high 25 points in the fourth quarter, and rookie Jabari Parker had 11 points and 10 rebounds in his Milwaukee debut to lead the Bucks to a 93-81 win Friday night over the Philadelphia 76ers in their home opener.
Under new ownership, the new-look Bucks got off to a good start in coach Jason Kidd’s sideline debut at the Bradley Center.
The Bucks pulled away with an 11-0 run over the final 8:21.
Mayo’s 3 with 5:10 left put Milwaukee up 88-81. The veteran guard sparked a 7-0 run to start the fourth quarter with another 3.
Parker scored nine in the first quarter on 4 of 6 shooting. Larry Sanders grabbed 15 rebounds.
Rookie Nerlens Noel had 14 points and 10 boards for Philadelphia.