National Basketball Association
Milwaukee 107, Toronto 96
When: 1:00 PM ET, Sunday, January 13, 2013
Where: Air Canada Centre, Toronto, Ontario
#47 Bennie Adams, #74 Curtis Blair, #71 Rodney Mott
Bucks 107, Raptors 96: Brandon Jennings had 19 points and 10 assists as visiting Milwaukee overcame a 20-point deficit in the first quarter to defeat Toronto for the eighth straight time.
Rookie John Henson also had 19 points and Monta Ellis benefited from a fourth-quarter surge to finish with 17 for the Bucks, who have defeated the Raptors five straight times in Toronto and 12 of 15 overall.
DeMar DeRozan had a team-high 23 points and Amir Johnson overcame an ailing ankle to finish with a season-high 22 points and 14 rebounds. Ed Davis added 20 points and 12 boards for the Raptors, who went 3-3 on the homestand and fell for just the fourth time in 14 outings.
After Davis gave Toronto a 91-90 lead, Milwaukee went on an 11-0 run - highlighted by Larry Sanders' block which led to Mike Dunleavy drilling a 3-pointer with three minutes to play. Ellis and Sanders combined to score the Bucks' next 10 points to ice the game.
Jose Calderon scored 15 of his 21 points in the first quarter - with his third 3-pointer giving the Raptors a 30-12 advantage. Milwaukee answered by scoring the first 12 points of the second quarter to spark a 22-4 run as the Bucks closed within two at 40-38.
GAME NOTEBOOK: Johnson came down awkwardly on his right ankle during the latter moments of the second quarter. He went straight to the locker room, but returned to start the third quarter and finished with his fifth double-double of the season. ... The Raptors enjoyed a 40-32 edge in rebounding. ... Henson fell one point shy of his season high, which was set in a 117-110 loss to San Antonio on Jan. 2.
Top Game Performances
John Henson 19
DeMar DeRozan 23
Brandon Jennings 10
Jose Calderon 8
Larry Sanders 8
Amir Johnson 14
Brandon Jennings 7
||Free Throws Made
DeMar DeRozan 9
Marquis Daniels 3
Amir Johnson 3
John Henson 2
Amir Johnson 2
Team Stats Summary
Toronto will play their next game on the road against Brooklyn. The Raptors have a W/L % of .467 after a win and .318 after a loss.
Milwaukee will play their next game on the road against L.A. Lakers. The Bucks have a W/L % of .444 after a win and .611 after a loss.