MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The Milwaukee Bucks played with a sense of urgency and came away with the victory.
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.
"We've got to stay like that," Daniels said. "Regardless of what it is, we've got to continue having an urgency. We've got to play with a slight chip on our shoulder."
Daniels made his fourth consecutive start at small forward as coach Scott Skiles looked for a way to snap the team out of its early season slump.
"Every night we come in, we're pretty much looked at as the underdogs. So we got to come in looking to be aggressive, attack teams on both ends offensively and defensively."
Milwaukee did that against the slumping Bobcats.
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, Skiles cleared ...