The Milwaukee Bucks, clinging to a one point lead in the final seconds, forced a miss in the lane from Blake Griffin and pulled out a 97-96 win over the Los Angeles Clippers at the Staples Center on Wednesday night.
The Bucks (33-34) improved to 1-1 on their six-game road trip and moved into seventh place in the Eastern Conference race, a half-game in front of the eighth place Detroit Pistons. They also swept the season series against the Clippers, the first time they’ve accomplished that since the 1999-2000 season.
The Bucks also ended a string of eight straight defeats to the Clippers in L.A., winning there for the first time since 2007. [Read more…]