Antetokounmpo, Bucks rally late to to beat Clippers 105-100

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 36 issues and sparked a ultimate Nine-Zero run to assist the Milwaukee Dollars rally to overcome the Los Angeles Clippers 105-100 on Sunday for his or her 5th consecutive victory

MILWAUKEE — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 36 issues and sparked a ultimate Nine-Zero run to assist the Milwaukee Dollars rally to overcome the Los Angeles Clippers 105-100 on Sunday for his or her 5th consecutive victory.

The Dollars received for the primary time in 11 video games this season when trailing after 3 quarters.

Kawhi Leonard’s attainable tying Three-point strive bounced off the entrance rim with about 4 seconds left. Khris Middleton were given the rebound and sealed it with two unfastened throws with 2.1 seconds ultimate.

After Leonard’s jumper gave Los Angeles a 100-96 lead with Four:01 left, the Clippers did not rating once more.

Antetokounmpo has scored no less than 35 issues in 4 directly video games. He’s the primary Dollars participant to try this since Kareem Abdul-Jabbar from Jan. 6-14, 1973.

Middleton added 19 issues, six rebounds and 8 assists. Leonard scored 25 issues to steer the Clippers.

After trailing via seven issues within the fourth quarter, the Dollars regained the lead 101-100 when Antetokounmpo made two unfastened throws with 1:57 left.

The Clippers had the ball with an opportunity to take the lead on 3 separate events after that however couldn’t convert. Paul George neglected a contested layup with 1:35 ultimate. Leonard neglected a Three-point strive with 1:05 left. George neglected a Three-point check out with about 44 seconds left.

Khris Middleton then discovered Antetokounmpo for a dunk to make it 103-100 with 10.Three seconds left. Antetokounmpo high-stepped up the court docket in birthday celebration because the Clippers referred to as a timeout.

The Clippers took a 81-77 lead into the fourth quarter after an 18-Four run that integrated 12 issues from Serge Ibaka, who completed with 15 issues and 11 rebounds.

George had 16 issues, seven rebounds and 7 assists for the Clippers. Lou Williams added 14 issues.

Middleton scored 19 issues, Donte DiVincenzo had 11 and Brook Lopez added 10 for the Dollars. Antetokounmpo had 14 rebounds and 5 assists.

TIP-INS

Clippers: Leonard and George carried Los Angeles within the first part via scoring 30 of the Clippers’ 48 issues. They were given a lot more assist in the second one part, in particular from Ibaka and Williams. However the whole lot fell aside within the ultimate 4 mins.

Dollars: Jrue Vacation returned to motion after lacking 10 video games because of the NBA’s well being and protection protocols, even though he confirmed some indicators of rust. Vacation got here off the bench halfway in the course of the first quarter and completed with two issues and 3 assists in 18 mins. The Dollars went Five-Five within the video games Vacation neglected.

UP NEXT

Clippers: At Boston on Tuesday evening.

Dollars: Host Denver on Tuesday evening.

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