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Bucks Catch Fire, Complete Season Sweep of Nets

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The Milwaukee Bucks have been the worst offensive team in the NBA, except when they've played the Nets. Shooting better than 56 percent against New Jersey for the second time this season, the Bucks outgunned the Nets 110-95 on Friday night at the Bradley Center.

With the Pacers and Pistons winning their games and the Nets losing, the playoffs now seem even more remote. The Nets are seven games back of Indiana with 15 to play.  But that's not the worst of it. 

Deron Williams appeared to re-aggravate his strained right wrist on a drive in the third period. He fell hard after drawing a blocking foul. Williams braced his fall with both hands and came up holding his wrist.

The Nets led by two at halftime, but were outscored 28-19 in the third quarter and the Bucks went up by 12 early in the fourth. The Nets closed to within four with 4 1/2 minutes to go, but Milwaukee answered with a 10-2 run to put the game away.

Carlos Delfino led all scorers with 26 points, hitting eight of his 11 attempts from 3-point range. The Nets were led by Brook Lopez's 25 points and another double-double from Kris Humphries. Williams added 18 points and nine assists, but he shot poorly (4-for-13) once again and turned the ball over five times.