Brook Lopez put up 32 points to help the Brooklyn Nets defeat the Milwaukee Bucks, 90-82. Brooklyn (6-14) has won just three of their last 10 games.
Lopez went 11-13 and went 10-11 from the free throw line, in a solid performance. Other key players for Brooklyn included Joe Johnson with 15 points and 5 assists, and Andray Blatche with 11 points and 8 rebounds. Despite the loss, O.J. Mayo scored 22 points for Milwaukee on 7-16 shooting (2-5 on 3-point attempts), in addition to going 6-6 from the free throw line. John Henson chipped in 18 points and 7 rebounds and Brandon Knight finished with 10 points and 6 rebounds.
Milwaukee (4-16) could not get back-to-back victories after defeating Washington on Friday.
Coming up next, the Nets square off with the Boston Celtics, who are 9-12 on the year. The Bucks go up against the Chicago Bulls, currently 8-10 this season.