The Nets down to the Bucks in a hotly contested affair on April Fools’ Day. Brooklyn struggled to match the physicality and athleticism of Milwaukee and it ultimately was their downfall. Here’s how the game played out.

1st Quarter:

  • Harris kicks off scoring with the three
  • Kurucs follows it up with one of his own
  • Rainbowwwwww floater from Russell
  • Nets down 21-9 halfway through the quarter
  • Brooklyn has missed seven straight shots
  • An Ed Davis tip in stops the scoring drought
  • Dinwiddie gets inside for the basket
  • A LeVert thee is a nice sight
  • A great drive by Caris
  • Nets down 20-35

2nd Quarter:

  • An offensive board to Russell earns him a trip to the line for a 3-point play opportunity
  • Caris L3v3rt
  • A D’Lo three trims the Bucks’ lead to 6
  • Carroll’s offensive board gets another second chance bucket for the Nets
  • Another three for Caris LeVert
  • Nets down 1
  • After trailing by as much as 22 Brooklyn have their first lead of the night after a monster play from Davis on the defensive end
  • A triple for Russell off a Harris feed
  • Nets trail 54-59 at the half

3rd Quarter:

  • Holy moly another insane floater from Russell
  • Backs it up with a steal that leads to a Carroll three
  • Jarrett Allen ties the lead back up
  • A tough, contested three from Russell
  • Allen bloks Giannis!
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  • Allen rejects Lopez!
  • Dudley with a nice mid range jumper
  • Russell hits the layup
  • Controlled floater from Dinwiddie
  • Allen gives the Nets their largest lead, 3
  • Strong finish on the Harris drive
  • Off balance jumper from Dinwiddie
  • Carroll with the tough finish in the paint
  • Nets down by two heading into the final period

4th Quarter:

  • Lovely footwork and strength from LeVert on the drive
  • Much needed bucket from Harris
  • Caris hits the three to bring Milwaukee’s down to 4
  • Joe Harris heats up with a three
  • Carroll hits a timely three
  • Great probe by LeVert leads to an Allen dunk
  • Russell hits an off balance three
  • Strong finish off the offensive board from LeVert
  • Another strong finish from Carroll, this time on a drive
  • Tough jumper from LeVert
  • Russell knocks down a late layup
  • Despite a massive fight, the Nets go down to the Bucks

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