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ATLANTA -- Paul Millsap was proud of how well the Atlanta Hawks adjusted with Dwight Howard and Thabo Sefolosha unable to play because of injuries. T.Y. Hilton Jersey .We have a deep team, he said. It says a lot about our bench and what they bring, that they came in and did a great job and really set the tone for us, especially in the second quarter.Millsap scored 21 points, Mike Muscala added 16 and the Hawks won their sixth straight game, a 107-100 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night.Giannis Antetokounmpo had 26 points and 15 rebounds, and Jabari Parker scored 15 of his 23 points in the third quarter for Milwaukee.Muscala started in place of Howard, who was sidelined with a left quadriceps contusion. The Hawks improved to 6-1 at home and tied Cleveland for the best record in the Eastern Conference at 9-2.Atlantas bench, led by 13 points from Tim Hardaway Jr., outscored the Bucks 35-25.The defense was amazing, Millsap said. The second group came in and moved the basketball. We played how were supposed to play.The Bucks, who have lost three of four, pulled within four points on Antetokounmpos dunk with 37 seconds remaining, but Millsap hit a layup on the next possession to make it 104-98.Milwaukee ended the first quarter with a 26-21 lead but missed their next 11 shots and didnt score until the 5:50 mark of the second. They were outscored 31-9 in the period and went 3 for 27 from the field.Atlanta took its biggest lead at 24 points on Dennis Schroders 3-pointer early in the third, but Milwaukee scored 35 points in the third quarter and pulled within six with 9:06 remaining on Mirza Teletovics third 3 of the period.It was definitely a character game for a young team to come back and put themselves in that position on the road, Bucks coach Jason Kidd said. With 4 minutes left, it was anybodys ballgame. Again, tip your hat to Atlanta. They made the shots and got the stops when they had to.Antetokounmpos layup cut the lead to three a couple of possessions later at the 6:24 mark. That was as close as the Bucks could get.Our backs were on the wall, so we had no other choice but to be aggressive if we wanted to try to make it close, Parker said. Those are still good habits to have leading into the next game. But we know from our mistakes that we cant play the first half like we did.The Hawks improved to 8-1 when leading after three quarters.Schroder and Kent Bazemore scored 12 points each for Atlanta.NEED THE RESTHoward was injured in the third quarter Tuesday at Miami, banging knees with Heat center Hassan Whiteside. He did not return and was unable to watch Wednesdays game from the bench.Howard, the active career NBA leader in double-doubles, is averaging 14.8 points and 12.3 rebounds. The eight-time All-Star in his first season with Atlanta.Sefolosha, a reserve forward and the teams best defender, did not play because of a strained right hamstring.His and Howards absence helped the Bucks outscore Atlanta 50-28 in the paint.SHOWING POTENTIALDuring a 6-minute stretch of Atlantas 19-0 run in the second, rookie forward Taurean Prince was the catalyst. He blocked two shots, drew a foul, made two free throws, had three rebounds, a steal and a hard baseline dunk.Prince, the NBAs No. 12 overall draft pick out of Baylor, finished with eight points and five rebounds in a career-high 19 minutes.I thought Taurean was great, Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer said. Just the physicality he plays with, the aggressiveness he plays with, he really gave us a big boost on both ends of the floor.UP NEXTBucks: Visit Miami on Thursday.Hawks: Visit Charlotte on Friday. Kamar Aiken Jersey . -- Nate Robinson has played for seven teams, so beating one of them is no longer a rare occurrence. Josh Ferguson Jersey . The Islanders dealt Thomas Vanek to the Montreal Canadiens after less than a year on Long Island. Meanwhile, the Oilers dealt long-time sniper Ales hemsky to the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday for a fifth-round pick in 2014 and a third-rounder in 2015. http://www.coltsfootballpro.com/Colts-Andrew-Luck-Jersey/ .J. Ellis hit two-run homers and the NL West champion Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the San Diego Padres 4-0 Saturday night. WASHINGTON -- Maurice Josephs first head coaching job comes with an interim tag and after an awkward summer for George Washingtons basketball program.The 31-year-old understands his best attributes and is leaning on them as the Colonials Nov. 11 season opener against Maryland-Eastern Shore approaches.In the grand scheme of things, the major focus has been to bring energy and enthusiasm on a daily basis, which we always have done, and to focus on getting better on a daily basis, which we always have done, Joseph said Tuesday at the teams media day.Former coach Mike Lonergan, who led George Washington to its first NIT title in March and went 97-70 in five seasons, was fired Sept. 17 after the university investigated him and concluded he had engaged in conduct inconsistent with the universitys values.Joseph was named interim coach 10 days later.Joseph, who played at Michigan State as well as under Lonergan at Vermont, spent the last five years on the Colonials staff. That continuity has helped George Washington make the unusually timed transition, as has Josephs own positivity.Thats his biggest strength, forward Tyler Cavanaugh said. Hes young. He has positive energy and hes just had a rhythm and an upbeat sense to him throughout our practices. If you come in, youll see him running through drills wwith us. Darryl Morris Jersey. The way hes been able to work with the other assistants has been phenomenal. Everyones still engaged.Thats important after a wild summer. A Washington Post report in July included accusations of player mistreatment by Lonergan, though he remained as head coach during an August tour of Japan. Then came his ouster less than two months before the start of the season.A swirl is definitely a good way to put it, Cavanaugh said. It was crazy. There was just a lot up in the air and going from one thing to the next. But I think playing games and preparing really helps. The Japan trip, we got to focus on those practices and build toward the season. The four games there was a step. When we came back, it was out of our control, so we just had to move forward.Thats the attitude Joseph is taking with the Colonials, who were picked to finish eighth in the 14-team Atlantic 10s preseason poll.Theres really no time to dwell on emotions or what happened in the past, Joseph said. Like Tyler said, some of these teams in our league that were picked ahead of us or below us dont really care about the coaching change. When the ball goes up, theyre going to try to beat us. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '