March 30, 2009

NBA: Milwaukee 107, New Jersey 78

Richard Jefferson had 29 points and 10 rebounds Monday to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to a 107-78 victory over the New Jersey Nets.

Charlie Villanueva added 20 points, Joe Alexander scored 16 and Ramon Sessions had 13 points, seven rebounds and eight assists for the Bucks, who ended a five-game losing streak.

Chris Douglas-Roberts led the Nets' scoring with 14 points. Yi Jianlian scored 11 points and Brook Lopez and Devin Harris each scored 10 for the Nets, who fell 1 1/2 games behind Milwaukee and 5 1/2 games behind Chicago for eighth place in the Eastern Conference.