Nets and the playoffs? Really? Seriously?

The Nets are 4½ games back of the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, as crazy as that sounds.

The Knicks keep losing. The only problem is, the Nets do, too. The Nets play seven of their next nine games at home -- but they're 4-15 there.

"I know that everyone out there looks at the playoffs and stuff," Kris Humphries said. "[But] as cliché as it sounds, we gotta focus on each individual game.

"If you put yourself in a position where you're down to one game, fighting to have that opportunity, so be it. But I think that every time you kind of focus on the end, you lose track of what you're trying to do."

• Bucks point guard Brandon Jennings scored 34 points on 12-for-23 shooting -- including 6-for-11 from 3-point range. He also tallied seven rebounds and seven assists.

• Shooting guard Anthony Morrow tallied 17 points on 8-for-11 shooting in 25 minutes off the bench. He has now reached double figures in scoring in the last four games off the bench.