The Wizards were still without Bradley Beal, who missed his fifth straight game with a sprained left ankle. Making matters worse, A.J. Price was also sidelined with both a pulled hamstring, and a pulled groin. Trevor Ariza was a game-time decision, but scoring 14 points in 29 minutes off the bench.
|Bucks assistant coach Bill Peterson offers some instruction to center Gustavo Ayon|
|Bucks reserve guard Ish Smith was brought over from the Orlando Magic in a trade deadline package that sent J.J. Redick to Milwaukee.|
|Bucks guard Brandon Jennings drives by assistant coach Anthony Goldwire during pregame warmups|
|Bucks swing-man Marquis Daniels shoots around before the game|
|Past and Present: Bucks assistant coach Sidney Moncrief, right, was a five time NBA all-star with Milwaukee in his playing days. Brandon Jennings, left, has yet to make an all-star appearance.|
|Marquis Daniels played his high school ball at Mt. Zion Christian Academy in Durham, NC, the same high school as Tracy McGrady.|
|Wizards forward Trevor Ariza shoots from distance over Bucks center Larry Sanders|
|Wizards forward Trevor Booker posts up on Bucks forward Ersan Ilyasova|
|Ariza is defended by Bucks guard J.J. Redick|
|Wizards guard John Wall is confronted by Bucks center Larry Sanders on a drive to the basket|
|Wall surveys the floor, garnering close attention from Milwaukee defenders|
|Wall looks to penetrate the Milwaukee defense|
|John Wall pulls up for the jumper|
|Wizards forward Nene is defended by Bucks center Gustavo Ayon|
|Bucks guard Ish Smith had a tough time defending John Wall, who ran his own dribbling clinic towards the end of the game.|
|Trevor Ariza drives on Bucks forward John Henson|
|Wall looks to pass over the top of Milwaukee defenders|
|Wall tries to dribble in between Bucks guard Ish Smith and center Gustavo Ayon|
|Wall looks to pass after being confronted by Bucks center Gustavo Ayon on his way to the basket|
Milwaukee was led by Monta Ellis with 26 points and 8 assists. Ersan Ilyasova added 21 points and 12 rebounds. Larry Sanders tallied 17 points and 11 rebounds before being ejected after arguing an offensive foul call with 2:45 left in the game.
Washington will host the New Orleans Hornets on Friday night at the Verizon Center.