Player of the game: Point guard Brandon Knight had 20 points and five assists as Milwaukee won its sixth consecutive home game and eighth in the last nine overall.
Turning point: The Kings trailed 66-64 with 7:08 left in the third quarter when the Bucks went on a 21-5 run to close the quarter sparked by Knight, who had 14 points in the third.
Key stat: The Bucks shot 48.8 percent, while the Kings shot 42.9 percent.
X-factors: Guard O.J. Mayo scored 21 points off the bench for the Bucks, and guard Khris Middleton grabbed a career-high 10 rebounds.
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Records: Kings 18-34; Bucks 30-23
Injury update: Kings point guard Darren Collison sat out his fourth game because of a strained right hip flexor.
Up next: The Kings host Boston on Feb. 20, 7 p.m.