The Milwaukee Bucks got their western road swing off to a good start. The Bucks jumped out to a 14-0 lead and cruised to a 94-79 win over the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center.
Brandon Knight finished with a career-high 37 points and Ersan Ilyasova added 15 points and 12 rebounds for the Bucks, who won for just the 7th time (7-24) this season.
The Lakers (13-19) suffered their sixth consecutive defeat. Pau Gasol and Nick Young each scored 25 to lead the Lakers.
Knight sank 15 of 25 shots and added 8 rebounds, 4 steals and 2 assists. In his 3rd game since returning from injury, Larry Sanders had 7 points, 11 rebounds, 5 assists and 4 blocked shots. Giannis Antetokounmpo added 8 points and 11 rebounds for the Bucks.