Ersan Ilyasova exploded for 31 points as the Milwaukee Bucks earned a rare blowout win, defeating the Utah Jazz 114-88 at the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin Monday night.
Ilyasova has an insanely efficient game, shooting 13-of-14 from the field, including two-of-two from beyond the arc and three-of-four from the free throw line.
The Bucks jumped on the Jazz early, taking a nine-point first quarter lead, but the Jazz trailed by just seven at the break. The Bucks absolutely dominated the Jazz in the third quarter, outscoring them 40-19 to turn the fourth quarter into a laugher.
Zaza Pachulia chipped in 14 points, six rebounds and five assists, Ramon Sessions had 14 points, four rebounds and four assists off of the bench and Nate Wolters had 10 points, six rebounds and five assists, including two-of-two shooting from beyond the arc.
The bright spot for the Jazz was center Enes Kanter. Kanter came off of the bench to score 27 points on eight-of-16 shooting from the field and 11-of-12 shooting from the charity stripe and grabbed 14 rebounds.
Gordon Hayward had 20 points, four rebounds and three assists while Alec Burks added 12 points.
The Bucks are now 12-47 and the Jazz are 21-39.