Milwaukee 108, Atlanta 91

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 7:00 PM
Location - Philips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia
Officials - #30 Tony Brown, # Nicholas Buchert, #36 David Jones
Attendance - 11211

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Milwaukee 21 33 34 20 108
Atlanta 26 14 19 32 91

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Milwaukee 4-5 2-2 2-3 W2
Atlanta 6-3 2-2 4-1 L3

Recap

Corey Maggette led a bench explosion with 16 of his 20 points in the first half and Brandon Jennings scored 11 of his 19 in the third period as the visiting Milwaukee Bucks crushed the suddenly slumping Atlanta Hawks, 108-91, on Wednesday.

Ersan Ilyasova came off the bench to add 17 points and 10 rebounds for Milwaukee, which lost a grueling seven-game series to Atlanta in the first round of the playoffs last season, squandering a 3-2 lead.

Zaza Pachulia scored 16 points and Al Horford added 14 as the Hawks dropped their third straight after opening the season 6-0 for the second time in three years.

Milwaukee entered Tuesday's game with the New York Knicks last in the NBA in scoring and shooting under 40 percent. But the Bucks exploded for 41 points in the first quarter and rolled to a 107-80 triumph while shooting 51.3 percent. They shot 49.3 percent in this one.

The bench sparked a 47-18 run over the final 16 minutes of the half that provided a 54-40 lead. Earl Boykins helped Maggette with five points and seven assists as the Bucks reserves scored 33 points on 13-of-19 shooting. Ovwerall, the reserves scored 57 points.

The starters pushed the lead in the first three minutes of the third quarter. Jennings capped an opening 9-1 run with a 3-pointer that widened the margin to 63-41. Atlanta got the deficit under 20, but Jennings converted a four-point play during a spurt that made it 88-59 after three periods.

The Bucks shot 22-of-37 during the 56-19 run that spanned from the eight-minute mark of the first quarter to the nine-minute mark of the third. The Hawks hit nine of their first 11 shot for a 22-9 edge  but shot just 7-of-26 during their drought.

Top Game Performances

Milwaukee   Atlanta
Corey Maggette 20 Scoring Zaza Pachulia 16
Earl Boykins 8 Assists Jeff Teague 6
Drew Gooden 10 Rebounds Josh Smith 8
Corey Maggette 5 Free Throws Made Zaza Pachulia 4
Ersan Ilyasova 2 Steals Mike Bibby 2
Andrew Bogut 1 Blocks Josh Smith 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Milwaukee 108 51.7 8-15 10-14 23 44 3 10 13
Atlanta 91 49.3 5-13 14-21 24 32 3 3 17

Upcoming Games

  • Atlanta will play their next game at home against Utah. The Hawks have a W/L % of .857 after a win and .000 after a loss.
  • Milwaukee will play their next game at home against Golden State. The Bucks have a W/L % of .333 after a win and .500 after a loss.
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