After being tied up in the final seconds of regular time, Eric Bledsoe missed the same type of 3-pointers he had received throughout the game.
As soon as the next five minutes began, Bledsoe met this mistake
Bledsoe scored 11 of his 39 points in extra time, and the Milwaukee Bucks overcame a big comeback by the Los Angeles Lakers to win 124-122 on Friday night.
"I just tried to be aggressive," said Bledsoe. "We needed this game and I had the hot hand. We're always trying to get hot and I was just trying to play it. "
Khris Middleton added 28 points and Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 27 for the Bucks, who won their third consecutive game and second in two nights. They beat the Golden State Warriors on Thursday.
Bledsoe scored nine consecutive points to start the extra time and give the Bucks a 1
The Lakers responded with an 8-0 run, with Antetokounmpo separating a pair of free throws with 16.4 seconds and Kyle Kuzma missing a shot at the next possession, Bledsoe making two free throws in just two seconds to claim victory for Milwaukee
"I think Bled (did) does what he does well: the bled show," said Antetokounmpo. "(He) took over the game and gave us a victory."
Kuzma had 27 points for the Lakers, the will end with a loss record. Brook Lopez added 20 points, while Julius Randle had 18 points and 10 rebounds.
Randle tied the game at 112 on layup with 1:30 to go regulation. Both Bledsoe and Middleton had opportunities to give the Bucks the lead in the final seconds, but they missed both.
Los Angeles beat Milwaukee 29-15 to send the game overtime.
Kuzma gave the Lakers a 107-106 lead to stay in the game with 4:57. It was the first lead for Los Angeles since the first quarter, when it led 21-19 with 5:57 left in the period.
Milwaukee built a 20-point lead late in the third quarter that culminated in Brandon Jennings, who is helping back. By Jabari Parker and Tyler Zeller
"Obviously the first three quarters, it was just as bad as me that we play defensively "Lakers coach Luke Walton said. Bledsoe could also have been in a gym by shooting 3-pointers. "
Ivica Zubac scored 12 points in the fourth quarter and fired a 29: 9 run along with the second unit that spanned the third and fourth periods for the Lakers. Zubac ended with 16 points
"They were huge for us," Josh Hart said about the unit that had closed the gap. "They were out there, having fun, playing together, pausing in the transition and playing to our strengths, so they have to give them a lot of credit, they fought and brought us back."
Randle dipped the ball The ball goes wild over Tyler Zeller and lets the Lakers middle of the first quarter with 21:17 lead. Los Angeles retired 39-34, although he fired 78 percent of the field during this time.
Bucks: He made 11 3-pointers
Lakers: Kentavious Caldwell-Pope was ejected at the end of the second quarter after loud arguing of a no-call. He had to be held back by Walton and his teammates.
Hart had 13 points and 13 rebounds in his return from a broken left hand, which kept him out of 14 games.
Walton said before the game that during Harts recovery time brought his potential return toward the end of the season, he wanted to give Hart a playing time if enough games were left.
"He was released for play," Walton said. "He played 3 against 3, 2 against 2 in the last few days, he got hit in this hand a couple of times, the doctors told us that he can walk well, he's as strong as the other one, so there's mine No reason we should not get him out and find some rhythm before we get to the offseason. "
HIGH SCHOOL REUNION
Walton attended the University of San Diego High School, where Prunty was a first-semester head coach. Teams and an assistant of the varsity team was. Prunty coached Walton during high school.
Later in his career, he got a job as a helper at the Cleveland Cavaliers and again trained Walton, who spent two years there before retiring from the NBA.
"I played under Joe in my last year and a half in Cleveland, I saw Joe in the tunnels for years while I was a player," Walton said. "The fact that we were in the same high school together and he coached me, I survived that part, but if you take a step back, it's kind of weird that my high school coach is now the head coach of the team, against which I train. "
Prunty jokingly acknowledged Walton's basketball skills.
"What was interesting at the time was Uni High School, we were red and gold," said Prunty. "The next time I met Luke, after visiting Arizona and the NBA and the Lakers for a while, the next time I saw him in Cleveland, the colors were red and gold." It was interesting.
Bucks: At the Denver Nuggets on Sunday
Lakers: Host the Sacramento Kings on Sunday.