Bucks Make Personnel Moves, Beat Lakers

Tanya Simon
March 5, 2019

Gasol is a capable but sparing three-point shooter, who will likely be asked to do just that in Milwaukee.

Bledsoe has played a key role in helping the Bucks snatch the best record in the National Basketball Association at 47-14.

LeBron James' Los Angeles Lakers fell further behind in the National Basketball Association play-off race after losing 131-120 to the Milwaukee Bucks.

Malcolm Brogdon:'People think if you're black you can't be both educated and a sportsman' (read here): Donald McRae of The Guardian sat down with Bucks guard Malcolm Brogdon for a fantastic profile centered on race, as well as his personal history with racism throughout his life, playing alongside Giannis Antetokounmpo and his off the court ventures with Hoops2O.

And finally, Milwaukee capped the day with the victory over the Lakers. The Bucks failed to score a bucket for three minutes before the half staying stagnant at 57 points which lead to the 6 point deficit at the half. However, Bledsoe took control of the game with an assortment of moves into the lane and a big 3-pointer. Yet, the Bucks had too much firepower down the stretch.

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Despite tallying below his 27-point average, Antetokounmpo still wound up with a double-double of 16 points and 15 rebounds.

Entering the third quarter there were already 11 lead changes and 8 ties in the game. LeBron James is always the focal point. The two teams trading buckets throughout the fourth quarter.

Then he proceeded to slice up the Los Angeles Lakers to the tune of 31 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists later that night, leading the Bucks to a 131-120 win.

The pending free agent guard and the Bucks have agreed to a four-year, $70 million contract extension, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Coverage begins at 7:30 with Buck Shots on WTMJ.

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