Monta Ellis scored 25 points and dished out 9 assists to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to a 95-90 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats.
Brandon Jennings add 18 points, Mike Dunleavy had 15 and Ersan Ilyasova added 12 points and 15 rebounds for the Bucks, who earned their third straight win and fifth in the last six games. It also moved the Bucks to within 1-game of the New York Knicks for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference playoff chase.
Bryon Mullens scored a career-high 31 points and tied his career high with 14 rebounds to lead Charlotte in the loss. The Bobcats lost their 7th straight road game and 10th straight overall.
The Bucks host Portland tonight at the Bradley Center.