The Bucks came into Denver on a Sunday for the 4th game of a road trip. The Bucks are coming off a 2 point loss to the Clippers in L.A. and were 1-2 on the trip when the game began. The Nuggets and Bucks each came into the game 9-3 and with building buzz around the NBA.
The Bucks lead 63-59 at the half. In the 3rd quarter Brook Lopez came alive and kept Milwaukee alive from behind the arch and by end of the 3rd quarter he had 8s and 28 points! With every shot he hit the bench got more and more excited. These were not just some regular 3s. These were 4,5 and 6 feet behind the 3 point line. Brook Lopez put on a clinic is long range shooting.
With a little more then 4 mins left in the 4th Eric Bledsoe made 2 huge defensive plays. First he stole the ball and took it in for a dunk and then seconds later he blocked a shot and finished on the break for a lay in. And in the final seconds as the Nuggets tried to pull back in Bledsoe stole the ball on the inbound, missed the lay in but kept it alive enough for Lopez to tip it out to Middleton and secure the possession.
When the buzzer went of the Bucks Beat the Nuggets 121-114 and were 2-2 on the road trip. They beat the Nuggets, Warriors and lost to the Clippers and Trail Blazers. The Buck now return to Milwaukee to face Memphis on Wednesday.