Bucks Clinch First Playoff Berth in Three Years

By KBJR News 1

Bucks Clinch First Playoff Berth in Three Years

April 6, 2013 Updated Apr 6, 2013 at 11:33 PM CDT

Milwaukee, WI (NNCNOW.com) --- For the first time in three seasons, the the Bucks are playoff bound. Milwaukee used a 22 point effort from Monta Ellis to defeat Toronto, 100-83 Saturday night.

Brandon Jennings had 16 points and seven assists while Larry Sanders added 12 points, nine rebounds, and six blocks for the Bucks to clinch at least the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference. It's the 27th postseason berth for Milwaukee in franchise history.

It was the Buck's 10th straight win over Toronto. Milwaukee returns to action on Tuesday, April 9 when they travel to Miami to play the Heat. The Bucks are just two games back of Boston for the No. 7 seed.

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