Bucks drop back to .500 with 102-81 loss to Hornets

By: AP
By: AP

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Ryan Anderson scored 22 points, Robin Lopez added 21 and the New Orleans Hornets won for only the second time in 11 games, 102-81 over the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday night.

Lopez shot 8 of 10 from the field and made all five free throws he attempted. He also scored 11 straight points during a pivotal 13-0 run in the third quarter that gave New Orleans the lead for good.

Jason Smith added 12 points and Greivis Vasquez had 11 for the Hornets, who shot 52.4 percent (43 of 82).

Brandon Jennings hit five 3-pointers and finished with 25 points. Monta Ellis added 17 for Milwaukee, which shot 38.2 percent (29 of 76) from the field.


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