National Basketball Association
Milwaukee 110, Philadelphia 102
When: 8:00 PM ET, Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Bucks 110, 76ers 102
Where: BMO Harris Bradley Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
#54 Nick Buchert, #33 Sean Corbin, #17 Joe Crawford
: Ersan Ilyasova erupted for 27 points and 16 rebounds as Milwaukee fended off a late charge from visiting Philadelphia.
Coming off a 27-point, 14-rebound performance in Portland three nights earlier, the Turkish power forward shot 10-for-17 from the field while connecting on a pair of 3-pointers. Brandon Jennings added 25 points while Monta Ellis finished with 18 points and 10 assists.
Evan Turner's 23 points paced the 76ers, who have just five wins in their last 21 games. Spencer Hawes had 21 points and 12 rebounds off the bench while Nick Young added 20 points in a reserve role.
Ilyasova's 14 points and seven rebounds in the first half guided the Bucks to a 55-47 lead at the break, and he stayed hot in the third quarter. He hit a pair of long 3-pointers less than two minutes apart to preserve Milwaukee's double-digit lead, and he added a layup that just beat the buzzer as the Bucks went into the fourth ahead 83-71.
The 76ers trimmed the deficit to seven with Ilyasova on the bench, but Mike Dunleavy knocked down a 3-pointer midway through the quarter to stem a Philadelphia rally. The Milwaukee defense took over from there, holding the 76ers without a point over a 3 1/2-minute span to put the game out of reach.
Jrue Holiday had nine points and 12 assists for Philadelphia, but also racked up eight of his team's 16 turnovers. ... The 76ers finished with a 46-38 rebounding advantage. ... Milwaukee turned the ball over just 15 times - eight fewer than they had in a win over the 76ers earlier in the season.
Top Game Performances
Evan Turner 23
Ersan Ilyasova 27
Jrue Holiday 12
Monta Ellis 10
Spencer Hawes 12
Ersan Ilyasova 16
Jrue Holiday 3
||Free Throws Made
Brandon Jennings 6
Damien Wilkins 2
Ersan Ilyasova 3
Lavoy Allen 1
Larry Sanders 2
Team Stats Summary
Milwaukee will play their next game on the road against Cleveland. The Bucks have a W/L % of .476 after a win and .632 after a loss.
Philadelphia will play their next game at home against New York. The 76ers have a W/L % of .389 after a win and .417 after a loss.