MILWAUKEE, Feb. 12 (Ticker) -- Even with leading scorer Michael Redd unavailable, the Milwaukee Bucks had more than enough to beat the reeling Atlanta Hawks.

Desmond Mason scored 23 points and Mike James added 18 as the Bucks extended their home winning streak to four games with a 113-83 victory over the Hawks, who have lost nine of their last 11.

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Redd, who scores 22.2 points per game, had appeared in the previous 213 games, but sat out this one with a sprained left index finger.

Mason and James made sure that he was not missed, combining for 27 points in the first half as Milwaukee never trailed.

"Michael is a big part of our team," James said. "We knew tonight that he wasn't going to be there, so everybody had to bick up the slack, including myself and Desmond."

"We got the win today, but we definitely want Mike back as soon as possible," Mason said. "A lot of players stepped up."

Atlanta rookie Royal Ivey drew the Hawks within 30-24 with just under 10 minutes left in the second period before James hit a 3-pointer on the other end to ignite a 19-5 spurt that pushed the lead to 49-29 with 4:26 to go in the half.

"One thing that I have learned by playing in the NBA for half of a season is that everybody can play," said Hawks rookie Josh Childress, who recorded his third straight double-double with 20 points and 10 rebounds.

"They didn't have Michael Redd, but Mike James came in and did it. Everybody in this league can play. So if you don't have your top scorer, someone else is going to step up."

Zaza Pachulia, Erick Strickland and Keith Van Horn had 11 points apiece for the Bucks, who led by as many as 37 in the second half.

Seven players scored in double figures for Milwaukee, which shot 50 percent (38-of-76).

"We haven't had many games like tonight," Bucks coach Terry Porter said. "Obviously, it's nice. We had quality play from everybody. Everybody got a chance to play, so it was good."

"Our defense has been pretty good lately," Atlanta coach Mike Woodson said. "Tonight, it was nonexistent."

The win gave Milwaukee a measure of revenge after a 103-80 loss in Atlanta on January 11.

"We didn't want to look at it that way," James said. "That was a bad game. We don't want to focus on going down to Atlanta and losing. We've been playing good basketball lately."

But Mason and Porter saw it differently.

"It was something that was on our mind," Mason said. "Coach was showing us some clips of them throwing the ball off the backboard to each other. We didn't focus on blowing them out, but we had revenge on our mind."

"You don't try to embarrass them, you just want to come back and beat them," Porter said. "I think overall, we were disappointed with the way we played (in the first meeting). Whenever you have a bad performance against a team, you come into your place and you want to perform well."

Antoine Walker had 21 points and 10 rebounds for the Hawks, who committed 20 turnovers en route to their 14th straight road loss.

"We beat ourselves tonight," Walker said. "We turn the ball over like that and that is what is going to happen."