The Milwaukee Bucks put together their highest scoring total in the last four years, rolling to a 131-102 win over the Charlotte Bobcats on Monday night at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.
Larry Sanders had a career-high 24 points and 13 rebounds, while Monta Ellis had 19 points, a career-high 14 assists and six steals as the Bucks pulled to within 1 1/2 games of 7th place Boston in the Eastern Conference playoff race.
Ersan Ilyasova added 22 points, J.J. Redick 20 and Brandon Jennings 19 to lead the Bucks in double figures.
The Bucks remain solidly in 8th position in the East with a six-game cushion over idle Philadelphia with 9-games left to play.
Kemba Walker had 27 points to lead Charlotte. The Bucks host Minnesota on Wednesday night.