Luka Doncic forced overtime with two free throws at the end of the fourth quarter and the Dallas Mavericks did the rest as the Milwaukee Bucks lost their third game in the bubble 136-132.
Doncic led all scorers with 36 points while adding 14 rebounds and 19 assists in the game. The Bucks countered with Brook Lopez and Giannis Antetokounmpo each scoring 34 points in the game. The Bucks responded to a slow start to the game with 39-27 advantage in the second quarter. The Mavericks swung the momentum back in their direction with a similar 11-point advantage in the third quarter. The Bucks struggled from the line, shooting just 67 percent (23-34) while the Mavericks hit just over 90 percent (23-25).
Bubble play continues tomorrow for the Bucks when they face the Toronto Raptors.