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National Basketball Association
BOXSCORE | RECAP
Milwaukee 105, Cleveland 102
When: 8:30 PM ET, Saturday, November 3, 2012
Where: BMO Harris Bradley Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Officials: #7 Kevin Fehr, #30 John Goble, #9 Derrick Stafford
Attendance: 17086
Bucks 105, Cavaliers 102: Brandon Jennings hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer and finished with 13 points and 13 assists as host Milwaukee held off Cleveland to move to 2-0.

Mike Dunleavy scored 29 points on 10-of-12 shooting and added 12 rebounds and six assists off the bench. His most important assist came on the final play, as he found Jennings for the 3-pointer as time expired.

Monta Ellis scored 23 points and Larry Sanders chipped in 17 for the Bucks, who got 62 points and 12 assists off the bench.

Kyrie Irving nearly brought the Cavaliers back by himself, scoring seven straight points and evening the score at 102-102 on a layup with 0.7 seconds left. The second-year point guard finished with 27 points and seven assists and Anderson Varejao collected 20 points and 17 rebounds.

Dunleavy, who went 6-of-7 from 3-point range, connected from beyond the arc to highlight a 12-2 run that put the Bucks in control before Irving’s flurry.

GAME NOTEBOOK:
Alonzo Gee scored 18 points and rookie Dion Waiters added 13 for the Cavaliers, who hurt themselves by going 18-of-29 from the free throw line. … Jennings and Ellis combined to shoot 2 of 10 from 3-point range but 11-of-23 from inside the arc. … Milwaukee recorded 32 assists on 41 field goals.
Top Game Performances
 
Cleveland   Milwaukee
Kyrie Irving 27 Scoring Mike Dunleavy 29
Kyrie Irving 7 Assists Brandon Jennings 13
Anderson Varejao 17 Rebounds Mike Dunleavy 12
Kyrie Irving 7 Free Throws Made Monta Ellis 6
Alonzo Gee 2 Steals Mike Dunleavy 2
N/A Blocks Larry Sanders 4
Team Stats Summary
 
Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Cleveland 102 47.0 6-16 18-29 19 42 0 9 16
Milwaukee 105 51.9 9-24 14-21 32 37 9 8 17
Upcoming Games
  • Milwaukee will play their next game at home against Memphis. The Bucks have a W/L % of 1.000 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
  • Cleveland will play their next game on the road against L.A. Clippers. The Cavaliers have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .500 after a loss.