The Milwaukee Bucks wrapped up a four game homestand by losing to the Minnesota Timberwolvesw 107-98 at the BMO Harris Bradley Center Wednesday night. The Bucks fell behind 34-23 after the first quarter and while they battled back, Minnesota parlayed fourth quarter turnovers into their 28th victory of the season. The Bucks (36-38) remain a game away from clinching the 8th playoff position in the Eastern Conference, leading Philadelphia by 6 games with 8 to play. Milwaukee drops two and a half games behind Boston for 7th. Ersan Ilyasova led Milwaukee with 29 points, Monta Ellis added 18. Nicola Pekovic scored 27 for the visitors while Ricky Rubio added 19 points, 12 assists and 8 steals. Next up for the Bucks, a date with the red hot Knicks in New York Friday night. Carmelo Anthony poured in 40 as New York beat Atlanta 95-82 for their 10th straight victory.
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