Jeff Teague scored 22 points on 7-10 shooting from the field (2-3 from behind the arc) and 6-6 from the free throw line, in a strong performance. Other top performers for Atlanta were Paul Millsap with 17 points and 8 rebounds, and DeMarre Carroll with 15 points and 6 rebounds. On 10-20 shooting, Ersan Ilyasova put up 22 points for Milwaukee in the loss. He also tallied 10 rebounds. Jeff Adrien chipped in 12 points and 6 rebounds.
Along with their eFG% of 57.4%, the Hawks connected at a rate of 44.8% from 3-point range. On the season, they are 7-7 when they record marks above 55% and 40% in those respective categories. Conversely, the Bucks are 1-14 when allowing their opponents to reach those percentages.
This drops Milwaukee (13-52) to 0-2 versus Atlanta on the season.
Coming up, the Hawks take on the Denver Nuggets, who are 28-36 on the season. The Bucks match up against the New York Knicks, currently sitting at 26-40 this year. The Hawks are 0-1 versus Denver this season. The Bucks have lost two of their last three meetings with New York.