The Milwaukee Bucks finally had their projected starting lineup on the floor at the same time and it led to a 108-105 double-overtime victory over Lebron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers at the BMO Harris Bradley Center on Saturday night.
It was the first victory of the season against a clear cut playoff contending team, beginning a stretch of games playoff caliber teams over the next few weeks.
James scored a game-high 37 points for the Cavaliers, who saw their eight-game win streak come to an end.
Greivis Vasques hit a clutch three-pointer late in the second overtime, giving the Bucks a four-point lead. Michael Carter-Williams followed with a pair of free throws to send the Bucks to victory.
Seven Bucks players scored in double figures, led by Carter-Williams and Jerryd Bayless who had 17 points each. Greg Monroe added 16 points and 17 rebounds.
Giannis Antetokounmpo also scored 16 points and pulled down 11 rebounds before he fouled out in the second overtime.
The Bucks had a four-point lead late in regulation, but a pair of turnovers by Carter-Williams proved costly.