Atlanta 97, Milwaukee 92

Boxscore | Recap
Monday, January 23, 2012 8:00 PM
Location - Bradley Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Officials - #27 Dick Bavetta, #42 Eric Lewis, #73 Tre Maddox
Attendance - 13048

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Atlanta 28 20 22 27 97
Milwaukee 23 25 16 28 92

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Atlanta 13-5 8-1 5-4 W2
Milwaukee 6-10 4-2 2-8 L1

Recap


Josh Smith's 3-pointer with 41.9 seconds remaining broke a tie and lifted the Atlanta Hawks past the host Milwaukee Bucks 97-92 on Monday night.
 
Joe Johnson scored a game-high 28 points, including 15 in the fourth quarter as Atlanta (12-6) won the opener of a five-game road trip. Smith scored 19 points for the Hawks, who have won eight of 11.
 
Brandon Jennings led Milwaukee (6-10) with 21 points and 11 assists. Mike Dunleavy added a season-high 17 points for the Bucks, who were coming off back-to-back road wins over New York and Miami.
 
Smith's clutch shot came after Drew Gooden's 3-pointer with 1:02 remaining tied the game at 88. Jennings' layup with 25.5 seconds remaining cut the lead to one, but Johnson hit two free throws with 16.9 seconds to go.
 
Milwaukee committed a turnover and Atlanta put the game away at the foul line.
 
Smith also had 12 rebounds for Atlanta.

Top Game Performances

Atlanta   Milwaukee
Joe Johnson 26 Scoring Brandon Jennings 19
Tracy McGrady 5 Assists Brandon Jennings 12
Zaza Pachulia 14 Rebounds Andrew Bogut 12
Joe Johnson 8 Free Throws Made Mike Dunleavy 5
Joe Johnson 2 Steals Ersan Ilyasova 2
Josh Smith 3 Blocks Stephen Jackson 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Atlanta 97 45.8 3-11 18-21 19 45 3 8 12
Milwaukee 92 40.2 5-17 13-17 25 48 6 6 13

Upcoming Games

  • Milwaukee will play their next game on the road against Houston. The Bucks have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .300 after a loss.
  • Atlanta will play their next game on the road against San Antonio . The Hawks have a W/L % of .692 after a win and .800 after a loss.
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