Bucks beat Lakers 108-101 in Kobe Bryant’s final game in Milwaukee
MILWAUKEE — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 27 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Los Angeles Lakers 108-101 on Monday night in retiring star Kobe Bryant’s last trip to the Bradley Center.
Bryant had 15 points in 24 minutes, shooting 3 of 12 from the field and 8 of 9 from the foul line. He was feted with a pregame video tribute by Bucks coach Jason Kidd, who faced the 37-year-old Bryant numerous times during his playing days.
Kidd’s young players set the pace after outscoring the Lakers 36-17 in the third quarter. The 21-year-old Antetokounmpo led the way, streaking into the lane unabated several times for easy buckets or impressive passes.
All five Bucks starters scored in double figures. The Lakers lost their sixth straight game.