Age: 30 Height: 7-0 Weight: 268 lbs School: Stanford
Malcom Brogdon made two 3-pointers late in the fourth quarter, including the one for the go-ahead points with 40.7 seconds to play, and the visiting Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Toronto Raptors 104-99 on Sunday night. Brogdon finished with 18 points for the Bucks, who have twice defeated the Raptors this season. Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 19 points and grabbed 19 rebounds for the Bucks and Brook Lopez also had 19 points while Khris Middleton and Tony Snell scored 10 each.
After playing a starring role down the stretch, Malcolm Brogdon called this Milwaukee's best performance of the season. Brogdon hit tying and go-ahead 3-pointers in the final 67 seconds and the Bucks held on to beat Toronto Raptors 104-99 on Sunday night. Brogdon scored eight of his 18 points in the fourth quarter, Giannis Antetokounmpo had 19 points and matched a season high with 19 rebounds, and Brook Lopez had 19 points for the Bucks, the first team to beat Toronto twice this season.
It was Steve Kerr’s. It referred to a November beatdown, of the Golden State Warriors, by the Milwaukee Bucks. The league’s narrative brokers, and several of the thousands who dipped out of biting cold and into Fiserv Forum, built it as a “test.” So did Bucks center Brook Lopez after a shootaround earlier in the day. A reminder that the champs still run the NBA.
It’s been a near-180 with the Lakers. Los Angeles’s free-agency additions were headlined by Rajon Rondo and Lance Stephenson, two solid playmakers devoid of a jump shot. The Lakers jettisoned stretch five Brook Lopez in favor of JaVale McGee, further limiting their options from beyond the arc.
Brook Lopez had a rough night from beyond the arc.