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Rapid Recap: Thunder 127, Bucks 116

Milwaukee loses, but who cares?

NBA: Oklahoma City Thunder at Milwaukee Bucks Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

As crazy as it sounds, the crowd brought it all night long — for a meaningless game. However, the Thunder would escape with a 127-116 win. Oh well!

The Bucks would hold a two point advantage heading into the second quarter. DJ Wilson flew out of the gates, quickly picking up nine points in the opening 12 minutes. Tim Frazier would also match that, piling up nine of his own as well.

But Oklahoma City would soon take advantage of the Bucks’ thin roster — and in a big way. A 15-3 run would propel them in front and provided them a double-digit halftime lead, 68-58.

Mike Budenholzer would then roll out a 2-3 zone, and it is at this point that my summary ends — the ultimate white flag. Oklahoma City would end up prevailing by 11 points. Let’s get the playoffs started.

Stat That Stood Out

I don’t know if I’ve had a harder time choosing a Stat That Stood Out. This game was so boring. If I had to go with one? Let’s roll with DJ Wilson. All night, he brought a level of aggressiveness that really paced Milwaukee. The intensity he administered was really quite fun to watch. It seemed as if he was everywhere. It’ll be really intriguing to see how Bud utilizes him the playoffs and how he fulfills that role. Real talk though, I can’t believe I just typed that. The flip that Wilson made this year is still incredible to me, and I’m sure many of you as well.