The Milwaukee Bucks blew an 18-point third quarter lead and needed overtime to knock off the Philadelphia 76ers 109-108.
Jabari Parker’s three-pointer gave the Bucks a 109-102 lead with 1:34 left in overtime. Three pointers by Philadelphia’s Ish Smith and Hollis Thompson got them to within 1-point. The 76ers still had another shot with ten seconds left, but the Bucks prevailed.
Khris Middleton returned to the Bucks lineup and tied his career high with 36 points. Middleton played 43 minutes and hit 14 of 24 shots.
Philadelphia set a franchise record by attempting 46 three-pointers but his just 13 of them (28.3%).
John Henson added 18 points and ten rebounds, Parker had 15 points and Giannis Antetokounmpo had 14 points, nine rebounds, seven assists and a season best five blocked shots.
The Bucks (33-47) have two games left in the regular season, starting with a trip to Orlando to face the Magic tonight.