The Milwaukee Bucks earned just their 14th victory of the season and 3rd against a Western Conference foe, beating the Los Angeles Lakers 108-105 at the BMO Harris Bradley Center on Thursday night.
Two of the three Bucks wins against teams from the West, have come against the Los Angeles Lakers. They also beat the Lakers in Los Angeles on New Years Eve.
Brandon Knight scored 30 points and Ramon Sessions added 22 to help the Bucks end their eight-game losing streak.
The race for the worst record in the NBA this season also drew closer with the Bucks (14-58) victory. The Philadelphia 76ers lost an NBA record tying 26th straight game to fall to 15-57. The 76ers now trail the Bucks by just 1-game for the worst record in all of basketball.
The Bucks did lose guard Giannis Antetokounmpo in the fourth quarter after he suffered an ankle sprain.
Forward Jordan Hill led the Lakers with a career-high tying 28 points and 16 rebounds.