Injury-Ridden Bucks Lose to Hawks

By KBJR News 1

Injury-Ridden Bucks Lose to Hawks

April 12, 2013 Updated Apr 12, 2013 at 10:09 PM CDT

Atlanta, GA (NNCNOW.com) --- Milwaukee, who was without starters Brandon Jennings and Larry Sanders, blew a 19-point lead early in the second half to lose 109-104 to Atlanta on Friday night.

Jeff Teague and Josh Smith each scored 24 points and the Hawks used a 13-0 run in the fourth quarter to take the lead. Atlanta moved one-half game ahead of Chicago for fifth place in the Eastern Conference.

Monta Ellis led the Bucks with 27 points and 17 assists, and Ersan Ilyasova scored 25 points in a losing effort.

Milwaukee continues their road trip when they travel to Charlotte on Saturday, April 13 to take on the Bobcats at 6:00 p.m.

Posted by Sarah Wheeler