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Bogut had surgery to repair his broken right hand Monday. He also has a sprained wrist and dislocated elbow after crashing hard to the court in a fall.
Team officials said Bogut is expected to need six weeks to recover before he can begin full rehabilitation.
Bogut was having a breakout season before the injury, averaging 15.9 points, 10.2 rebounds and 2.5 blocks per game. He averaged 21.7 points, 13.7 rebounds and 4.3 blocks in three games against the Bulls this season.
Milwaukee coach Scott Skiles started a small lineup with 6-foot-9 Kurt Thomas at center. The Bucks didn't get off to a good start, trailing by 13 at the end of the first quarter. But they took the lead late in the second.
Ilyasova gave the Bucks a lift with nine points off the bench in the second quarter. He scored six consecutive points for the Bucks and got them within 36-35 on a pair of free throws. Salmons gave the Bucks a 38-36 lead on a 3-pointer, then made two free throws to give Milwaukee a 42-36 lead at halftime.
Milwaukee closed the half on an 11-0 run and outscored the Bulls 28-9 in the second quarter.
After scoring 27 points in the first, Chicago totaled 24 points in the second and third. The Bulls trailed 60-51 at the end of three.
NOTES: Bulls F James Johnson played after missing Saturday's game against Charlotte because of soreness stemming from a partially torn plantar fascia in his right foot. ... Salmons played his first game in Chicago since being traded at the deadline. ... The Bulls had a video tribute for Scottie Pippen in the first quarter. Pippen, who won six NBA championships with Chicago, was elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame on Monday.
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