Bucks Shooting Wizardry stops Washington

WASHINGTON -- The Milwaukee Bucks pulled within two games of the New York Knicks in the Eastern Conference playoff race, with a 112-98 win in Washington on Monday night.

Brandon Jennings scored 17 of his 19 points in the third quarter. He paced six players in double figures.

Milwaukee now returns home for a five-game homestand that starts with Cleveland, Charlotte and Portland, all teams with losing records.