For only the third time in the last few years, the Milwaukee Bucks lost a game to the Chicago Bulls, this time by a 118-113 margin.
The two teams played even in the first half with the Bucks holding a slim one point lead heading into the break. DeMar DeRozan led the comeback for the Bulls, scoring 18 of his game-high 36 points in the third quarter as the Bulls took a seven point lead into the fourth quarter. The game was back and forth in the fourth quarter, thanks to Giannis Antetokounmpo's 36 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists. Coby White and Nikola Vucevic hit key three's down the stretch to steal the victory. Brook Lopez scored 20 points and Grayson Allen, Jrue Holiday, and George Hill also reached double figures for the Bucks in the loss.
The Bucks play the Cavaliers on Friday.