Milwaukee 93, Chicago 92

Boxscore | Recap
Monday, November 26, 2012 8:00 PM
Location - United Center, Chicago, Illinois
Officials - #43 Dan Crawford, #7 Kevin Fehr, #16 David Guthrie
Attendance - 21485

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Milwaukee 19 21 23 30 93
Chicago 26 24 30 12 92

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Milwaukee 7-5 3-3 4-2 W1
Chicago 6-7 3-4 3-3 L1

Recap


Bucks 93, Bulls 92: Ersan Ilyasova scored a season-high 18 points and visiting Milwaukee overcame a 27-point deficit to snap a nine-game losing streak to Chicago.

Rookie Ekpe Udoh added a season-high 11 and Beno Udrih also scored 11 as the Bucks received 56 points from their reserves and outscored Chicago by an astounding 41-15 margin over the final 14:50.

Richard Hamilton led Chicago with a season-high 30 points but missed a short off-balance jumper at the buzzer. Carlos Boozer had 19 and 11 rebounds for the Bulls, who were 4-for-22 from the field after taking a 78-51 lead on Kirk Hinrich's 3-pointer with 2:50 remaining in the third.

Ilyasova scored 12 points and Milwaukee shot 18-for-27 during its comeback. The Bucks took their first lead since the opening quarter on Udoh's driving layup with 57.5 seconds remaining. That turned out to be the final margin as Milwaukee held on despite Mike Dunleavy throwing away an inbounds pass with 7.5 seconds remaining.

The Bucks also snapped a three-game losing streak despite getting six points from Brandon Jennings, who injured his left ankle in Saturday's loss to the 
Bulls

GAME NOTEBOOK:  Hamilton and Boozer combined on 18 of Chicago's first 28 points in the third quarter that gave the Bulls the 27-point lead. ... Milwaukee C Samuel Dalembert returned to the starting lineup after sitting out Saturday due to a disciplinary issue. ... The Bucks have won just five of 18 games in the series under coach Scott Skiles, who coached the Bulls from 2003-2007.

Top Game Performances

Milwaukee   Chicago
Ersan Ilyasova 18 Scoring Richard Hamilton 30
Beno Udrih 6 Assists Kirk Hinrich 6
Ersan Ilyasova 6 Rebounds Carlos Boozer 11
Monta Ellis 2 Free Throws Made Kirk Hinrich 8
Monta Ellis 1 Steals Joakim Noah 4
Ekpe Udoh 5 Blocks Joakim Noah 4

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Milwaukee 93 45.9 3-15 12-19 23 36 12 4 12
Chicago 92 43.8 5-11 17-19 21 40 6 8 15

Upcoming Games

  • Chicago will play their next game at home against Dallas. The Bulls have a W/L % of .286 after a win and .667 after a loss.
  • Milwaukee will play their next game at home against New York. The Bucks have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .667 after a loss.