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C.J. Watson
Bucks hang on after building early lead over Pacers

A foul-filled game came down to the final moments Thursday night. This time a game-tying 3-point attempt by Indiana's George Hill spun out, and the Milwaukee Bucks survived with a 111-107 victory at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. The Bucks never trailed after leading by as many 23 points in the first quarter. Ersan llyasova scored a career-high 34 points as the Bucks (36-36) won their second straight game and moved five games ahead of ninth-place Indiana (31-41) in the Eastern Conference playoff chase. Charlotte and Brooklyn also are tied for ninth. Milwaukee extended its lead over seventh-place Miami to 2 1/2 games. Ilyasova scored 17 points in the first quarter to fuel the...