Auburn Hills, MI (Sports Network) - Brandon Jennings tallied 20 of his 30points in the third quarter as the Milwaukee Bucks downed the Detroit Pistons,117-90, on Tuesday.
The Pistons had a 28-19 advantage after a quarter of play, but the Bucksoutscored Detroit 72-40 over the next two periods to turn the game into arout.
Mike Dunleavy added 17 points off the bench for Milwaukee, which has won fiveof its last six games.
Andre Drummond tallied 18 points and a career-high 18 rebounds for thePistons, who have dropped three of their last four contests.
Already holding a 69-56 lead midway through the third, Jennings knocked downfour 3-pointers during a personal 16-0 run as the Bucks opened up an 85-56advantage before heading into the fourth with a 91-68 edge.
The margin reached its apex at 30 in the fourth.
Earlier, Detroit held a 38-31 lead following Will Bynum's layup at the 6:55mark of the second, but Milwaukee closed the half on a 21-4 surge to give it a52-42 cushion heading into the break.
Detroit turned the ball over 21 times, which led to 29 Milwaukee points ...Samuel Dalembert recorded 12 points and 10 boards for the Bucks ... Milwaukeewas 11-of-23 from beyond the arc.