Lakers Bows Down to the League Best Record Milwaukee Bucks

NBA – The Los Angeles Lakers host the visiting top seeded team in the East and currently the best record in the league the Milwaukee Bucks at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. 

Both teams came from a win where the Lakers defeated the New Orleans Pelicans to get back in the winning column, improving their standing in the West with 30 wins and 31 losses.

For the Milwaukee Bucks they are in 6 – game winning streak, having the best record in the league with 47 wins and 14 losses.

In the game, the 1st quarter, are almost evenly match in scoring for both teams which ended 27 – 26 Bucks by a point.

In the 2nd quarter, the visiting team Milwaukee Bucks made an 8 – 2 run to start the quarter enjoying a 7 point deficit 35 – 28 but the home team Lakers rallies back in the later minutes of the quarter scoring 39 - 32 points against the Bucks to end the 1st half up by 6 points 65 – 59.

In the 3rd quarter, The Lakers posted their biggest lead of the game with a double digit lead halfway through the quarter, but the league best team find their way to get back and even won the quarter 34 – 29 to end the 3rd down by just a point 93 – 94 Lakers by 1 point lead.

In the 4th and final quarter, both teams are in tight contention, not allowing to pull away from one another, the Lakers had their chance after posting their last lead of the game 118 – 116 after a made 3’s by LeBron James with under 3:12 in regulation.

Since then the visiting Bucks exploded for 15 – 2 run in the last 3 minutes of the regulation, silencing LeBron James and the Lakers in a stunning win at Staples Center in a 131 – 120 win.

LeBron James and Brandon Ingram scored game high 31 points for the Lakers but not enough to beat the mighty Bucks. While Eric Bledsoe drops 31 points and Giannis Antetokounpo also added 16 points. 15 rebounds and 6 assists for the Bucks.