Milwaukee, WI (SportsNetwork.com) - Ersan Ilyasova scored a game-high 31
points on 13-of-14 shooting to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to a 114-88 rout of
the Utah Jazz.
Ramon Sessions and Zaza Pachulia added 14 points apiece and Brandon Knight
scored 11 points and handed out five assists for the Bucks, who had dropped
four of five entering the contest.
"It's so much fun to be out there when you share the ball," Pachulia said.
Enes Kanter scored a career-high 27 points and pulled down 14 rebounds, Gordon
Hayward scored 20 and Alec Burks netted 12 for the Jazz, losers in three
Milwaukee used an 18-6 run in the first quarter to open a 24-12 lead and took
a 30-21 advantage into the second.
The Jazz rallied to tie the game at 46-46 after Hayward knocked down a 3-
pointer with 3:12 remaining in the half, but the Bucks closed the frame on a
9-2 run to take a 55-48 lead into the break.
Milwaukee used a 22-6 run to open the third, and its lead swelled to 29 before
taking a 95-67 lead into the fourth quarter.
The Bucks never got closer than 26 the rest of the way.
"They put us in a hole and we couldn't get out," Jazz guard Diante Garrett
Milwaukee outscored Utah 46-36 in the paint ... The Bucks scored 19 points off
14 Utah turnovers ... Nate Wolters had 10 points, six rebounds and five
assists for the Bucks ... The Jazz shot just 39.2 percent from the floor.
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