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Hot Start Not Enough for Nets in Milwaukee

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The Nets clinched a tie for the worst record in the league on Wednesday, losing to the Bucks, 108-89, in Milwaukee. The Nets scored a season-high 38 points in the first quarter, but cooled off after that. The game was tied at halftime, but the Bucks took control in the third quarter, with the Nets turning the ball over six times in the period. Milwaukee went up by as many as 20 before cruising to a 19-point win. Devin Harris and Courtney Lee combined for 44 points on 17-30 shooting, but the rest of the Nets shot just 13-46. Brook Lopez had as many turnovers (five) as points and Terrence Williams shot just 2-13. John Salmons and Jerry Stackhouse combined to shoot 16-22 for Milwaukee.