The Milwaukee Bucks played Golden State and Toronto tough, but lost. Tuesday night, they got over the hump by rolling to a 118-101 win over the defending NBA Champion Cleveland Cavaliers at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.
Giannis Antetokounmpo tied a career high with 34 points, adding 12 rebounds, five assists, five steals and two blocks with 16,559 looking on at the Bradley Center.
Jabari Parker added 18 points, Michael Beasley 17 and Greg Monroe 14 points and six points to lead the Bucks (8-8).
LeBron James had 22 points, Kyrie Irving had 20 and Kevin Love added 13 points and 13 rebounds for the Cavaliers (13-3).
The Bucks shot 53.5% from the field and held the Cavaliers to 42.7% from the field. The Cavs also attempted 39 three point shots, making just 14.