Atlanta Hawks coach Larry Drew was anything but pleased after watching his team get outplayed from start to finish in the opener of a three-game homestand.
The Milwaukee Bucks, meanwhile, won their last game after coming out strong from the opening tip.
Atlanta aims to get back on track Wednesday night versus Milwaukee, which hopes to avoid a ninth loss in its last 10 visits to Philips Arena.
The Hawks (37-30) followed a 1-6 stretch with three straight wins, but saw their woes resume Monday in a 127-113 loss to Dallas. Atlanta gave up its most points this season and allowed the Mavericks to shoot 57.3 percent.
"They brought the game to us from the very beginning, they had us on our heels all night long," Drew said. "We're going to have to just roll our sleeves up. I can't make any excuses for a performance like that. This is just the time of the year where we have to suck it up."
Jeff Teague scored 19 points to lead eight Atlanta players in double figures, but the Hawks lost fo...