OAKLAND, Calif. -- Monta Ellis stayed perfect against the Golden State Warriors.
And this time the Milwaukee Bucks' guard did it with Andrew Bogut on the floor for Golden State.
Ellis improved to 3-0 against his former team as the Bucks pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 103-93 victory at the Oracle Arena on Saturday night.
Brandon Jennings finished with 31 points and 10 assists to pace the Bucks (31-29), who evened their record at 1-1 on their current West Coast trip. Ellis added 26 points, five rebounds and five assists.
Carl Landry and Klay Thompson each had 18 points for the Warriors (35-29), who lost for the second straight night. Stephen Curry added 16 points and 10 assists.
Bogut had four points, nine rebounds and four assists in 30 minutes against his former team. It was the first time Bogut had played against Milwaukee since the trade one year ago that sent the 7-foot center to Golden State and brought Ellis and Ekpe Udoh to the Bucks.
J.J. Redick came off the Bucks bench to add 15 points and seven assists. Redick hit a pair of threes to push Milwaukee's lead to nine points with 2 minutes 45 seconds left.
Both teams were missing their starting power forwards, Ersan Ilyasova for the Bucks and David Lee for the Warriors. Each was sidelined due to a knee bone bruise.
Ellis scored six of the Bucks' first eight points and assisted on a three-pointer by Jennings.
Bogut scored twice in the paint in the early going and stuffed a shot by Bucks forward Luc Richard Mbah a Moute.
Bucks coach Jim Boylan went to his three-guard lineup midway through the first quarter, replacing starting small forward Mike Dunleavy with J.J. Redick.
Ellis was aggressive in the opening quarter, scoring 10 points in the first 10 minutes of the period.
The Warriors took a 32-24 lead early in the second quarter but Samuel Dalembert hit a jumper and Ellis made a steal and drove for a one-handed dunk.
Ellis had 14 points but picked up his third foul with 7:30 left in the second quarter and went to the bench for the remainder of the half.
Landry, getting the start with Lee sidelined, troubled the Bucks in the paint and finished with 12 points and seven rebounds in the opening half. Thompson added 11 points.
Jennings scored 13 points and was 3 of 4 from three-point distance in the half as the Bucks trailed, 48-47, at intermission.
Ish Smith made his Bucks debut in the final seconds of the half. The point guard was acquired in the trade deadline deal with Orlando but had not played yet.
Mbah a Moute and Sanders dunked early in the third quarter as the Bucks started to push the pace against the Warriors.
A Dunleavy layup on the fast break resulted in a three-point play when he was fouled after taking a pass from Ellis.
Ellis, Dunleavy and Jennings each sank threes as the Bucks stayed in front at 67-63 at a timeout with 4:20 left in the third quarter.
Milwaukee led, 77-70, after three periods as Jennings and Ellis combined for 45 points.
Ellis banked in a three-pointer to give the Bucks a 75-66 lead late in the quarter, and after after two baskets by Golden State, Udoh scored in the paint.
The Bucks stretched their lead to 80-70 on a Dunleavy three-pointer to open the fourth quarter.
But Golden State responded with three consecutive baskets, the last a drive by Curry that cut Milwaukee's lead to 80-76 with 10:05 remaining.
A falling-down three-pointer by Jennings kept the Bucks in front, 86-80.
Bogut returned to the Warriors lineup with 7:11 remaining following a timeout.
Redick made several key plays, including a layup over Bogut and a three-pointer from the right wing that gave the Bucks a 93-87 lead. Then he drilled another three to make it 96-87 with 2:44 remaining.
A three by Curry cut the Bucks' lead to 96-90 and Milwaukee called timeout with 1:49 left.
Jennings then sank a jumper to extend the lead to eight points.
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