Glenn Robinson scored 27 points and Ray Allen added 25 to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to a 99-93 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers Saturday night.
Milwaukee, playing without former Cavaliers point guard Terrell Brandon, started the fourth quarter with a 20-9 run to break a 65-65 tie and take an 85-74 lead. Allen scored nine points in the run.
Cleveland did not score from the field for the first 7:55 of the quarter until All-Star rookie game MVP Zydrunas Ilgauskas hit a layup to make it 83-73.
Bob Sura, who missed two months with an ankle injury, led Cleveland with a career-high 30 points in 30 minutes. Wesley Person scored 17.
Milwaukee first took command with a 14-4 run to start the third quarter and open a 61-47 lead. Sura scored seven straight points in an 18-4 run to end the quarter and tie the score at 65.
Robinson scored 10 of the Bucks' 12 points late in the second quarter to help Milwaukee take a 47-43 halftime lead.
In addition to his scoring, Robinson held rookie forward Cedric Henderson scoreless in the small forward matchup.
Notes: Person scored four points on technical free throws, three of them for illegal defense by the Bucks. ... Brandon, put on the injured list Friday with a sprained left ankle, missed a homecoming against his former team. Brandon missed seven games earlier in the season with a similar injury suffered in a 79-77 home loss to the Cavs on Dec. 11. ... Cleveland has won 13 of the last 16 meetings with the Bucks. ... Cavs forward Danny Ferry played only four minutes because of a swollen right knee, but extended his consecutive games streak to 300.
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