The Atlanta Hawks beat the Milwaukee Bucks 104-99 at the BMO Harris Bradley Center on Sunday, pushing the Bucks four and a half games behind them for 5th in the Eastern Conference standings. Al Horford led Atlanta with 24 points. Monta Ellis topped the Bucks with 20, Ersan Ilyasova, back in the lineup after missing three games, scored 19 with 10 rebounds. Milwaukee has now dropped three straight to fall to 34-35 on the season. They still have a solid hold on the 8th and final playoff spot in the East, trailing Boston by two games and Chicago by four. Next up, a date with the 76ers in Philadelphia Wednesday night.