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Hawks beat Bucks to split home-and-home series

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MILWAUKEE -- Jeff Teague scored 10 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter, Al Horford added 20, and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Milwaukee Bucks 90-85 on Saturday night.<br /> <br /> The Hawks avenged a 30-point loss to Milwaukee on Friday in Atlanta with their 15th win in their last 17 games.<br /> <br /> Teague scored six straight points midway through the fourth quarter to give Atlanta an 82-75 lead with 4:38 remaining when he hit a driving layup.<br /> <br /> Brandon Knight responded with five straight points for the Bucks, including a 3-pointer to cut the lead to 82-80 with 3:31 remaining, but Atlanta extended the lead as Milwaukee missed four straight shots.<br /> <br /> Paul Millsap finished with 17 points and eight rebounds for Atlanta.<br /> <br /> Khris Middleton led Milwaukee with 21 points, which tied a season high, and O.J. Mayo added 11. Jared Dudley, who made NBA history on Friday by hitting all 10 of his shots, including four 4-pointers, shot just 3 of 8 for nine points.<br /> <br /> Both teams struggled from the floor during the first half, with the Hawks missing their first nine shots in the second quarter.<br /> <br /> Atlanta used a 9-2 run late in the second quarter to grab a 39-35 lead late, but Giannis Antetokounmpo hit a short jumper with 3.5 seconds remaining to cut lead to 39-37 at halftime.<br /> <br /> TIP-INS<br /> <br /> Bucks: Larry Sanders missed his second straight game with an illness. . Ersan Ilyasova also missed his second straight game after suffering a concussion in Tuesday's loss to the Hornets. That was his first game after missing nine straight following a Dec. 2 nasal fracture and then undergoing surgery. .The Bucks hit just 4 of 23 shots in the first quarter and scored 10 points, a season low for a quarter.<br /> <br /> Hawks: Pero Antic played despite a right ankle sprain. He scored three points and grabbed five rebounds. . Kyle Korver, who shot 1 of 8 Friday, continued to struggle on Saturday as he hit only 2 of 9, including 2 of 7 on 3-pointers. The win was Atlanta's fifth straight over the Bucks in Milwaukee and Atlanta has now beaten Milwaukee 11 of the last 13 times.<br /> <br /> UP NEXT<br /> <br /> Bucks: Visit Charlotte on Monday.<br /> <br /> Hawks: Host Cleveland on Tuesday.
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