The Milwaukee Bucks failed to hold on after building an 18-point lead with seven-and-a-half minutes to go Sunday afternoon. They eventually lost in overtime at Denver 128-125. The Bucks had a three-point lead and the ball with four seconds left, but an inbound pass was stolen, then they fouled the shooter on an awkward shot attempt as time ran out. Nuggets guard Jamal Murray hit three free throws to force overtime. Jabari Parker led Milwaukee scoring with 35 points but missed a potential game-tying 3-pointer at the end. With five games left in the regular season, the Bucks host Boston Tuesday night at the B-M-O Harris Bradley Center.
After working on two 10-day contracts, Brandon Jennings’ future just became much clearer. Milwaukee signed their former first-round draft pick to a multi-year deal Sunday. In 10 games with Milwaukee, Jennings is scoring five-and-a-half points and three-point-three assists in about 15 minutes-a-game. Coach Joe Prunty says Jennings “is a guy who can help” the Bucks.