Jennings helps Bucks beat Pacers

Jennings helps Bucks beat Pacers
December 18, 2012, 10:47 pm
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Milwaukee Bucks' Brandon Jennings drives past Indiana Pacers' George Hill during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

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MILWAUKEE (AP) Brandon Jennings scored 13 of his 34 points in the fourth quarter and Monta Ellis had 19 points, leading the Milwaukee Bucks to a 98-93 win over the Indiana Pacers Tuesday.

Jennings scored four straight points midway through the fourth quarter to give the Bucks an 89-85 lead with 4:10 remaining.

Paul George drove the lane for Indiana for a dunk to cut the lead to two, but Jennings responded with a 3-pointer from the top of the key with 3:30 remaining to give the Bucks a 92-87 lead.

David West hit one of two free throws, but Mike Dunleavy rebounded his own miss and scored to give Milwaukee a 94-88 lead with 1:35 remaining.

George Hill hit a 3-pointer to cut the lead to 94-91 with 1:17 remaining. Jennings then drove the lane and scored with 1 minute left to boost the lead to 96-91 and the Bucks held on for the win.