Huge pair of wins for the Bucks over the Heat and Pacers, allowing them to once again get a firm grip on sixth place in the East.
BUCKS ESCAPE! Kidd's guys defend the arc and breathe sigh of relief when Hill's potential tying 3 rims out. YAY WISCONSIN SPORTS NIGHT!
George Hill potential tying 3-pointer rim out, Bucks gain a half game in race for No. 6 in East.
Key of the game: Pacers never had more points than the Bucks tonight.
Bucks beat Pacers 111-107. Ersan Ilyasova with a career-high 34 points. Fear the deer?
George Hill's 3 spins out and Bucks appear to be on way to win. Zaza defended at arc. Bayless with 1 of 2 and Bucks survive, 111-107.
Another late-game huddle run by young Bucks assistant Sean Sweeney.
Just promise me you won't foul them on another three, OK Bucks? I wish I was kidding.
Giannis misses 2nd after hitting first and Bucks have 110-107 lead with 11.6 seconds left. Pacers timeout.
Carter-Williams misses FT and then commits foolish foul on Watson's 3-pt attempt. Bucks 109-105 with 1:26 left.
MCW fouls out for second straight game. He fouls Watson on three-point attempt with 1:31 left and Bucks up 6. Watson goes 2 for 3.
Down 34-11 at one point, Pacers now within three of Bucks, for those who enjoy pro hoops beyond Kentucky.
The Bucks should just guard George Hill with all 5 guys at this point.
Ilyasova two off career high, now has 30 points on 12-of-13 shooting. Bucks 94, Pacers 86 with 7:34 left.
Bucks frustrated by this officiating crew, just saying.
Bucks could have been called for about three fouls on that possession, then Bayless finally does on silly handcheck on perimeter. Lordy.
Bucks have 4 fouls in 90 seconds. Fouling in second half has been absurd.
Biggest Lead: Bucks 23 Pacers 0
Ilyasova and Pachulia back to start fourth quarter - Bucks with 85-74 lead.
Pacers coach Frank Vogel takes Solomon Hill out because player was angry over foul. Hill still gets T'd up on bench. Bucks 82, Pacers 67.
The Bucks have been bad at a lot of things the past few weeks, but I love how they always pass ahead to guys. If you run, you get rewarded.
Scola fouls MCW on dunk attempt and it is being reviewed. Scola and Bucks bench exchanged some pleasantries. Ruled flagrant-1 foul.
Pacers outscore Bucks in second quarter, 32-25. Indiana is 8 of 15 from 3-point range.
HT: Bucks 59, Pacers 47. Ilyasova with 22 on 9-of-10 shooting. Miles tops Pacers with 17 points.
Ilyasova did not cool off while on the bench. Scores underneath, then another 3. MCW picks Lavoy Allen and dunks. Bucks 50, Pacers 34.
Bucks' 19-pt lead after 1st q is now 10 midway through 2nd period.
Bucks had big lead at 34-11 but Pacers coming back behind Miles, who just hit back-to-back 3s. Bucks 41, Pacers 31 with 7:02 left in half.
Pacers went on a 10-0 run but Bucks have responded with 2 baskets from Henson and a 3-pointer by Bayless. Bucks 41, Pacers 23.
Early 2nd. Bucks. 34 Indiana 18.
End of one: Bucks 34, Pacers 15. Ilyasova has 17 points, career best for a quarter, on 7-of-8 shooting (3 of 4 triples). Bucks 14 of 19 FGs.
Ersan Ilyasova outscored the Indiana Pacers 17-15 in the first quarter. Bucks up by 19.