The Milwaukee Bucks won their first exhibition game in three tries, knocking off the Cleveland Cavaliers 110-101 in Cleveland on Tuesday night.
After going 26 minutes the night before against Memphis, LeBron James didn’t play for the Cavaliers. Either did Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love.
The Cavaliers led by three going into the fourth quarter, but the Bucks bench outscored the Cavs reserves 35-23 the rest of the way to win for the first time in the preseason.
Greg Monroe and Rashad Vaughn each scored 19 points and Johnson added 16 points for Milwaukee.
Former Bucks Mo Williams and Richard Jefferson had 18 and 16 points respectively for Cleveland.
The Bucks next host Washington on Saturday night at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.