Giannis Antetokounmpo scored a career-high 25 points and Brandon Knight had 24 as the Milwaukee Bucks held off the Los Angeles Lakers 113-105 in overtime for their fifth straight win on Wednesday night at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.
O.J. Mayo forced overtime by hitting a three-pointer with 0.5 seconds left in the fourth quarter.
Knight, who didn’t play Monday in Toronto because of a quadriceps injury, scored 22 of his 24 points in the second half, including 12 in the overtime.
Carlos Boozer had 28 points for the Lakers, who lost for the 11th time in the last 12 games.
The Bucks trailed 66-57 before closing the third quarter on a 17-2 run.
The Bucks moved a season high 5-games over .500. They’re in Houston to face the Rockets on Friday night.