The Milwaukee Bucks are now on a west coast roll with their third straight win, narrowly defeating the Sacramento Kings, 129-128 on Saturday. The game was close throughout, as the Bucks lead 61-57 at the half. Milwaukee would push the lead to 99-91 at the end of the third quarter. In the final frame, Sacramento would storm back but just fall short. Milwaukee would hold on for the one point victory. The Bucks were able to escape with a victory without their MVP, Giannis Antetokounmpo. Jrue Holiday continues to step up for the Bucks, scoring 33 points and tallying 11 assists. Brook Lopez also had a big day on the scoring end with 26 points. Bobby Portis put up 18 points and Donte DiVincenzo grabbed 14 rebounds.
The Bucks are now 32-17 this season and sit at third place in the East Conference behind the Philadelphia 76ers and the Brooklyn Nets, who are tied at the top of the conference standings. The Bucks continue their west coast run on Tuesday when they take on a struggling Golden State Warriors squad. Tip off is scheduled for 9:00 PM.