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O.J. Mayo scores 20, hot-shooting Bucks beat Pistons 101-86

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By GENARO C. ARMAS
AP Sports Writer

MILWAUKEE (AP) - O.J. Mayo scored 20 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks relied on perimeter shooting and defense in a 101-86 win Saturday night over the Detroit Pistons.

The Bucks went 11 for 17 from 3-point range, including a 4-for-5 performance from Mayo. The reserve guard made three 3s in a 47-second span of the second quarter to spark an 18-2 run that gave Milwaukee a 54-40 lead with 4:27 left in the second quarter.

Milwaukee also opened the second half with a 17-2 run. The Bucks led by as much as 30 in the third quarter of a rare easy victory.

Detroit's Brandon Jennings scored 16 points before leaving late in the third with a lower left leg injury.

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