Ersan Ilyasova’s put back with 27.2 seconds left gave Milwaukee the lead for good and the Bucks went on to beat the Utah Jazz 95-87 at the Bradley Center.
John Salmons scored 24 points and Brandon Jennings added 23 as the Bucks won their 5th straight game and 11th in the last 12. The streak includes home wins over Cleveland and Boston.
Carlos Boozer had 26 points and 14 rebounds for the Jazz but was ejected for arguing with officials in the final minute.
Andrew Bogut added 16 points and 12 rebounds for the Bucks who have held 14 of their last 21 opponents under 90 points.