NBA: Grayson Allen breaks tie late to lift Bucks over Knicks

FILE–Grayson Allen #12 of the Milwaukee Bucks. Stacy Revere/Getty Images/AFP 

Grayson Allen hit the tie-breaking 3-pointer with 30.9 seconds left Wednesday evening for the visiting Milwaukee Bucks, who outlasted the New York Knicks 109-103.

Giannis Antetokounmpo (37 factors, 13 rebounds) posted a double-double and scored 14 factors within the fourth quarter earlier than fouling out with 1:00 left for the Bucks, who’ve gained three straight. Jrue Holiday scored 22 factors whereas Bobby Portis Jr. (10 factors, 12 rebounds) added a double-double off the bench. Allen completed with 11 factors and reserve Pat Connaughton had 10 factors.

Mitchell Robinson (15 factors, 20 rebounds) recorded a double-double and completed one rebound shy of his career-high for the Knicks, who’ve misplaced three of 4. Their complete margin of defeat in these losses — in opposition to the contending Bucks, Portland Trail Blazers and Memphis Grizzlies — is 13 factors.

RJ Barrett scored 26 factors whereas Julius Randle had 18 factors and Jalen Brunson added 17 factors.

Neither workforce led by greater than seven factors in a tightly contested recreation.

The Bucks led 74-71 on the finish of the third. After the groups traded baskets to open the fourth, Connaughton hit book-ending 3-pointers and Antetokounmpo scored six factors in the course of a 10-6 run that gave the Bucks their largest lead at 86-79.

The Knicks obtained inside three factors or fewer eight instances earlier than lastly tying the rating at 103-103 in a 13-second sequence within the last minute when Robinson and Brunson every break up a pair of free throws.

On the subsequent journey down, Allen took an underhanded move from Brook Lopez and drained a 24-footer regardless of Barrett having a hand in his face. Barrett missed a 3-pointer on the Knicks’ subsequent possession and New York wasn’t in a position to foul earlier than the Bucks known as timeout with 13 seconds left.

The Knicks fouled twice following the timeout to put the Bucks into the bonus and Holiday iced the sport by hitting a pair of free throws. Randle missed a layup and George Hill hit a free throw for the sport’s last level.

Field Level Media


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