For the Bucks, they were led by the performance of Eric Bledsoe who sliced and diced his way to 31 points, 9 rebounds, and 5 assists. Giannis Antetokounmpo “only” scored 16 points, 15 rebounds, 6 assists, and 3 blocks. Malcolm Brogdon contributed 21 points, and Khris Middleton added 17 points and 6 assists. Ersan Ilyasova pitched in 12 points and Nikola Mirotic put in 11.
For the Lakers, LeBron James was up to his usual tricks with 31 points, 7 rebounds, and 10 assists. Brandon Ingram got hot and dropped 31 points as well while Rajon Rodon scored 20 points on 19 shots.
Stat That Stood Out: 51.6%
The Bucks converted on 51.6 percent of their shots, and it helped stabilize things when it looked like the Lakers were about to make a big run. It wasn’t the prettiest of performances offensively, but any night you make 51.6% of your shots it’s a good night.