Ersan Ilyasova scored a season-high 21 points and Marquis Daniels had season highs with 18 points and six rebounds and the Milwaukee Bucks took command early and beat the Charlotte Bobcats 108-93 on Friday night.
Brandon Jennings had 15 points and eight assists and Monta Ellis added 13 points to help the Bucks.
Milwaukee led by 13 after the first quarter, 18 at the half and 25 at the end of the third. Leading 98-77 with 6:06 to play, coach Scott Skiles cleared the bench. The Bobcats closed to within 11, but never got any closer.
Gerald Henderson led the Bobcats with 19 points and Kemba Walker had 16 for Charlotte, which has lost six in a row.
Ilyasova set a season high with 12 rebounds and was replaced by Drew Gooden with 8:23 left. For Gooden, it was his first appearance of the season.
Ilyasova was 7 of 17 from the floor and 5 of 6 from the free throw line. Daniels made 7 of 11 shots, including 3 of 3 from beyond the arc.
Milwaukee came in having lost seven of its past nine. ...