Hawks take down Milwaukee

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Friday April 12, 2013

ATLANTA (AP) -- Jeff Teague and Josh Smith each scored 24 points and the Atlanta Hawks used a 13-0 run in the fourth quarter to take the lead after trailing by 19 early in the second half and beat the Milwaukee Bucks 109-104 on Friday night.

Atlanta moved one-half game ahead of Chicago for fifth place in the Eastern Conference.

Monta Ellis led Milwaukee with 27 points and 17 assists, and Ersan Ilyasova scored 25 points while shooting 6 for 8 on 3-pointers.

Ellis made a 3 with 17.8 seconds remaining to cut Atlanta's lead to 105-102. Al Horford, who had 18 points and 17 rebounds, made two free throws to push the lead to five points.

Devin Harris scored 19 points for Atlanta.

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