Ersan Ilyasova scored 16 points and added 11 rebounds, his seventh double-double of the season, to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to a victory over the Orlando Magic, 105-98. This is only the third win for Milwaukee (13-50) in its last 10 games.
Ilyasova shot 6-13 (1-6 from three-point range) and 3-6 from the free throw line. Milwaukee also got solid performances from Brandon Knight with 24 points and 6 assists, Khris Middleton with 21 points and 7 assists, and Ramon Sessions with 16 points and 8 assists. Despite the loss, Moe Harkless put up 14 points for Orlando on 5-10 shooting, including 3-7 from behind the arc. Nikola Vucevic chipped in 12 points and 12 rebounds, Tobias Harris finished with 11 points and 8 rebounds, and Kyle O'Quinn put up 10 points and 7 rebounds.
Orlando (19-46) has now dropped their last three straight.
Coming up next, the Bucks square off with the Minnesota Timberwolves, who are 31-31 on the year. The Magic go up against the Denver Nuggets, currently 27-36 this season. The Bucks have a 0-1 record against Minnesota this season. The Magic are 0-1 versus Denver this season.