National Basketball Association
BOXSCORE | RECAP
Milwaukee 116, Portland 94
When: 8:30 PM ET, Saturday, April 7, 2012
Where: Bradley Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Officials: #71 Rodney Mott, #50 Olandis Poole, #79 Kevin Scott
Attendance: 14969

BUCKS 116, TRAIL BLAZERS 94: Ersan Ilyasova had 20 points and 12 rebounds, Beno Udrih had a season-high 21 and Brandon Jennings also scored 21 as host Milwaukee won its fourth consecutive game.

The Bucks (28-28) reached .500 for the first time since they were 2-2 and closed within a half-game of the New York Knicks for eighth place in the Eastern Conference.

Portland went the final 7:45 without a field goal, making just six throws in that stretch.

Monta Ellis had 17 points and seven assists for the Bucks, who outscored Portland 62-31 in the second half.

Larry Sanders had 14 points and seven rebounds for Milwaukee, which had a 49-33 rebounding advantage.

LaMarcus Aldridge led the Trail Blazers (27-30) with 21 points and Wesley Matthews scored 14.

Raymond Felton had 10 points and 10 rebounds for Portland, which shot 55 percent to take a 63-54 halftime lead.

Aldridge scored 13 points in the third but got little help and Milwaukee outscored the Trail Blazers 32-20 to take an 86-83 lead after three quarters.

Milwaukee broke the game open with an 11-0 run for a 105-88 lead.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Milwaukee’s Luc Richard Mbah a Moute missed a second straight game because of right knee tendinitis.
Top Game Performances
 
Portland   Milwaukee
LaMarcus Aldridge 21 Scoring Brandon Jennings 21
Raymond Felton 10 Assists Monta Ellis 7
Joel Przybilla 10 Rebounds Ersan Ilyasova 12
Luke Babbitt 4 Free Throws Made Brandon Jennings 4
Wesley Matthews 3 Steals Carlos Delfino 2
LaMarcus Aldridge 1 Blocks Ekpe Udoh 3
Team Stats Summary
 
Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Portland 94 43.6 6-22 20-23 20 33 2 9 14
Milwaukee 116 50.0 12-25 10-11 31 49 6 9 16
Upcoming Games
  • Milwaukee will play their next game at home against Oklahoma City. The Bucks have a W/L % of .556 after a win and .448 after a loss.
  • Portland will play their next game at home against Houston. The Trail Blazers have a W/L % of .222 after a win and .700 after a loss.