NBA: Milwaukee Bucks edges Lakers in a heavyweight clash
December 20, 2019
Milwaukee Bucks defeated Los Angeles Lakers 111-104 to claim the best record in the NBA on Thursday.
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 34 points added 11 rebounds and seven assists to an impressive night’s work, while George Hill had 21 off the bench. Khris Middleton had 15 points with Wesley Matthews adding 13 and Brook Lopez 10.
LeBron James meanwhile completed a triple double of 21 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists while Anthony Davis led the Lakers scoring with 36 points and 10 rebounds at Milwaukee’s Fiserv Forum.
The victory left Milwaukee five games clear at the top of the Eastern Conference with 25 wins against four defeats.