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01/29/2014 11:53 PM EST
Dragic scores 30, injures elbow in Suns' win
PHOENIX 126, MILWAUKEE 117

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Goran Dragic tumbled to the floor after a hard
foul.

When he finally got up, he was holding his elbow.

That didn't stop him from sealing the game for the Phoenix Suns.

Dragic scored 10 of his 30 points in the final 3:28, helping the
Suns beat the Milwaukee Bucks 126-117 on Wednesday night.

"Emotions," Dragic said. "You are so much in the zone, the
adrenaline keeps you going."

Dragic hit the floor hard after a late foul by Larry Sanders,
but was able to stay in the game - and keep scoring, including a
pair of 3-pointers on back-to-back possessions.

But he was on the bench with a wrap on his left elbow in the
closing minutes, and was escorted to the locker room with 52
seconds remaining.

Dragic said an X-ray was negative, but his elbow was swollen.

"I'm a little bit concerned," Dragic said. "Right now it is too
soon. We will see how I am feeling in the morning. I'm a quick
healer."

Gerald Green scored 23 and Marcus Morris had 16 points off the
bench for the Suns, who have won the first three games of a
four-game road trip.

Suns coach Jeff Hornacek wasn't pleased that his team frittered
away a few big leads.

"When we get up, we have a tendency to relax," Hornacek said.
"If you are not scoring, at least play defense."

Ersan Ilyasova scored 27 points and Brandon Knight added 24 for
the Bucks, who have only one win in January.

A sign of the times in a tough season: The biggest ovation of
the night went not to a Bucks player but rather to former Green
Bay Packers wide receiver Donald Driver, who was sitting
courtside.

Still Bucks coach Larry Drew was pleased with the way his team
responded from a pair of blowout losses.

"There were some positives to come out of this game, and we're
going to continue to try to build on the positives," Drew said.

And Drew was plenty impressed by Dragic.

"I think a lot of people used to look at him as a reserve," Drew
said. "But he has shown that he's a starter. Not only is he a
starter, but he has emerged as one of the top point guards in
our league."

Leading by 12 at halftime, the Suns let the Bucks back in the
game during a third-quarter spurt led by Knight's ability to
draw fouls and hit free throws.

Milwaukee cut the lead to six before Green drained three
3-pointers in a stretch of just over two minutes - gesturing to
the crowd with three fingers on his way back down the court -
but Milwaukee hung close and went into the fourth quarter
trailing 91-84.

Green said he enjoyed going back and forth with the crowd.

"Loved it," Green said. "Best part of the game to me. It kept
fueling me up. It got me going. It is exciting playing against a
crowd like that."

The Bucks cut the lead to five on a fast-break slam dunk by
rookie Giannis Antetokounmpo with 7:27 left in the game, but
Phoenix responded with a 7-2 run. Dragic hit a 3-pointer with
4:04 left, giving the Suns a 114-102 lead, and hit two more
3-pointers to seal the game.

Sanders played for Milwaukee despite a recent illness, coming
off the bench to score 14 and grab nine rebounds.

"They really capitalize on mistakes," Sanders said of the Suns.
"They get out in the open floor and they run, they finish in
transition and get fouled - make something happen."

Milwaukee was without guard O.J. Mayo because of flu-like
symptoms, and forward Ekpe Udoh continued to sit out with a
sprained left ankle.

The Suns led by 12 at halftime, thanks to a second-quarter surge
led by Dragic and Morris, who caused fits for Antetokounmpo on
defense. A 25-7 run in the middle of the second quarter powered
the Suns to a lead as large as 23 before the Bucks made up some
ground going into the half.

Notes: Antetokounmpo was selected to play in the "Rising Stars
Challenge" during All-Star weekend. Coach Larry Drew is glad a
national audience will get a chance to watch him. "It gives
everybody a chance to see who he is now," Drew said. ... Green
was called for a technical foul in the third quarter.

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