Brandon Jennings Takes His Place in Milwaukee Bucks History

November 14th, 2009 by Adam Lindemer Leave a reply »
In just his seventh game in the NBA, rookie Brandon Jennings has already rewritten the Milwaukee Bucks' history books.

If you live outside of the state of Wisconsin, you may have missed Jennings do something that even the great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar couldn't do.

Jennings scored 55 points in a single game, surpassing then-named Lew Alcindor's 51-point mark back on Feb. 21, 1970.

The 6-foot-1 point guard from Compton, Calif., did that without recording a single point in the first quarter too.

The Bucks were down 57-49 at the half on Saturday, but Milwaukee's television play-by-play announcer Jim Pachske "had a feeling about the game."

Boy, did he swing and hit one way out of the park.

As a team, the Bucks shot 83 percent coming out of the half, and Jennings had 29 points in the third quarter. He went 10-for-12 from the field, including 4-for-5 behind the arc.

So much for this kid not being able to shoot the rock, huh.

Jennings would lead the Bucks to scoring 43 third quarter points, and build an eight-point lead with 12 minutes to play.

He had a chance to break Michael Redd's ...

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