The Milwaukee Bucks held off a late push by Minnesota to pull out a 106-104 win over the Timberwolves on Wednesday night at Fiserv Forum.
Minnesota entered the contest having lost 8 of their last 10 games and playing without regulars Karl-Anthony Towns and Andrew Wiggins, but the Timberwolves kept it close throughout.
The Bucks struggled offensively in the first half and hit just 3 of 14 from three-point range, holding a 1-point lead at the half.
The Bucks still found themselves leading by one point with seven minutes to play before Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton gave the Bucks a little bit of a cushion.
Giannis Antetokounmpo, who hit 3 of his 7 three-point attempts, put the Bucks up 106-100 with a triple. [Read more…]