NBA: Milwaukee 108, Atlanta 101

March 27, 2012 at 11:12 PM

MILWAUKEE, March 27 (UPI) -- Monta Ellis found his range down the stretch Tuesday, netting 17 points in the fourth quarter for Milwaukee in the Bucks' 108-101 win over Atlanta.

Ellis finished with 33 points, Brandon Jennings added 18, Drew Gooden scored 16 and Mike Dunleavy scored 13 for the Bucks, who pulled to within two games of the New York Knicks in the race for the Eastern Conference's final playoff spot.

Josh Smith pumped in 30 points and grabbed 18 rebounds for the Hawks, who came into the contest on a four-game winning streak.

Ivan Johnson provided 17 points off the bench for Atlanta.

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