Published February 06, 2010
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Andrew Bogut scored 21 points and Luc Mbah a Moute added 18 points to help the Milwaukee Bucks hold off the Indiana Pacers 93-81 Saturday.
One night after leaving the game against the New York Knicks in the first quarter with a migraine headache, Bogut dominated the inside as he hit 9 of 15 shots and grabbed 8 rebounds. The win was the Bucks' fifth in the team's last sixth games.
T.J. Ford led the Pacers with a season-high 20 points and Danny Granger added 14 points.
The Pacers got within six in the fourth quarter after Mike Dunleavy hit two free throws with 5:42 remaining.
But Brandon Jennings answered with a 3-pointer with 5:29 remaining, his first points of the game after missing his first five shots.
Carlos Delfino saved the ball from going out of bounds after a steal and hit a shot from the corner to give the Bucks an 85-74 lead with 4:57 remaining.
Pacers rookie guard A.J. Price left the game with 6:26 remaining in the third quarter after he was hit in the face on a drive to the basket. After he was on the court for several minutes, he went straight to the Pacers' locker room and did not return. The Pacers said he had a concussion.
Ford played because the Pacers were without starting point guard Earl Watson, who missed his second straight game due a death in his family.
Notes: The win was the Bucks' seventh in a row at home. They haven't lost at the Bradley Center since Dec. 26, a 112-97 loss to the San Antonio Spurs. ... Pacers G Luther Head missed his second straight game with a viral infection.