Kurt Thomas

Fear the deer: Bucks take 3-2 lead

Brandon Jennings and Kurt Thomas teamed up to help the Bucks pull within one win of an improbable first-round upset.

Jennings scored 25, Thomas drew a charging foul against Joe Johnson that fouled him out with 2 minutes, 15 seconds left and the Bucks stunned the home team with a late 14-0 run, beating the favored Hawks 91-87 on Wednesday for a 3-2 lead in the series.

The Bucks' third straight win over third-seeded Atlanta gives them a chance to wrap up the series at home Friday.

The Hawks appeared to be in control, leading 82-73 after Josh Smith's long jumper with 4:10 remaining. But Milwaukee scored the next 14, and the 20-year-old Jennings wrapped it up by making two...

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