Saturday night's surprise result against LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, a 108-105 Bucks win in double overtime, showed they can compete against and beat the most talented teams in Association.
Milwaukee fell, 115-86, in the first game of its road trip Tuesday night
Jerryd Bayless scored 17 points and held LeBron James scoreless over the final 3:15 of the second overtime, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat Cleveland 108-105 on Saturday night, snapping the Cavaliers’ eight-game winning streak.
Kenneth Faried rebounded Danilo Gallinari's errant shot in the lane for a putback with 5 seconds remaining to give the Denver Nuggets a 103-102 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday night.
Gazette sports editor Eric Schmoldt and writer John Barry sit down to discuss another Packers loss, the start of Badgers basketball season and other area sports items in this week's episode
Milwaukee's four-game winning streak comes to an end
After a bumpy first week that saw sloppy point guard play and an inability to keep opponents off the board, the Milwaukee Bucks looked like the team everybody expected them to be before the season started, winning four straight games since Nov. 2 to run their record to 4-3.
Greg Monroe had 20 points and eight rebounds Saturday night, leading the Milwaukee Bucks to a 94-86 victory over the winless Brooklyn Nets.
John Hensen scored 22 points and Giannis Antetokounmpo had 20 to lift the Milwaukee Bucks to a 99-92 win over the New York Knicks on Friday night.
University Of Wisconsin freshman basketball player Andy Van Vliet may not be eligible to play until the 2016-17 season.