The Milwaukee Bucks played one of their better defensive games of the season, holding the Los Angeles Clippers in check down the stretch to post a 105-100 win on Sunday at Fiserv Forum.
Giannis Antetokounmpo had 36 points and 14 rebounds, helping the Bucks finish the game on a 9-0 run to extend their winning streak to five games. The Bucks won for the first time in 11 games this season when trailing after three quarters.
With the Bucks up three, Kawhi Leonard’s potential tying 3-point attempt bounced off the front of the rim. Khris Middleton pulled down the rebound and ice the game with two free throws with 2.1 seconds left to play. Middleton finished with 19 points, eight assists and six rebounds in the win. [Read more…]