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“They missed a lot of shots, but we had 19 turnovers,” Williams said. “For us to overcome 19 turnovers, we had to defend.”

Said Paul: “The crazy thing is we’re still not where we need to be defensively. I think that says a lot about our team. Right now this team gets mad when other teams score.”

Jennings said the Bucks could use similar energy.

“It was just an ugly game for us,” he said. “It’s starting to get a little bit ridiculous now because every day it’s like it’s something _ shots not falling and we just all break down. Some people are probably not on the same page, or I don’t know what it is, but it’s getting a little bit annoying now.

“When things aren’t going right, it just seems like the energy level goes all the way down. We have got to find something before it gets too late and it gets a little ugly.”

Migraines have been a recurring problem for Bogut, who also missed a preseason game on Oct. 16 with one. He said it typically takes 48 hours to feel symptom-free and that he still had a minor headache and some light sensitivity before the game Saturday.

Notes: Bogut’s 14 rebounds gave him 3,059 for his career, moving him into 10th place in franchise history ahead of Ervin Johnson (3,050). … The Bucks will not play the Hornets again this season. It is the second-fastest the Bucks have closed out a season series. … Bucks coach Scott Skiles is now 9-20 all-time against the Hornets.