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Meeks Taken By Bucks in Second Round

By COLIN FLY
AP Sports Writer
MILWAUKEE (AP) - The Milwaukee Bucks have picked guard Jodie
Meeks in the second round of the NBA draft with the 41st pick,
adding a sharpshooter on a team that's in need of scoring punch
after trading Richard Jefferson to the San Antonio Spurs.
Earlier Thursday night, the Bucks picked Brandon Jennings 10th
overall to be their point guard of the future.
Meeks came out after his junior year at Kentucky. He set a
single-game record with 54 points by hitting 10 3-pointers against
Tennessee and averaged 23.7 points his final year with the
Wildcats.
Milwaukee has had good luck in recent years in the second round,
picking Michael Redd in 2000, Dan Gadzuric in 2002, Ramon Sessions
in 2007 and Luc Richard Mbah a Moute last year. All four remain
with the Bucks.

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