Enes Kanter had another double-double on Monday with 18 points and 10 boards, adding one assist, one steal and one block in 32 minutes against the Bucks in an overtime loss. Brandon Jennings had 20 points and 17 assists for Milwaukee, while Larry Sanders chipped in with eight points, 16 rebounds and six blocked shots. Jennings has 36 assists in the team’s last two games.
“The easiest thing in the NBA is scoring. Trying to assist and count on guys to get buckets for you is the hardest part,” he said. “Everybody didn’t think I could pass like this. I’ve always been a pass-first point guard since high school, so now we have a little more help with J.J. so I can show what I can do.”
Derrick Favors tied a career high with 23 points and added 15 rebounds for Utah, which lost for the fourth time in five games. Paul Millsap had 22 points and 14 rebounds, Alec Burks added 19 points and Enes Kanter had 18 points.