Giannis Antetokounmpo picks up third triple-double of the season, but Bucks fall to OKC Thunder
MILWAUKEE — Kevin Durant had 32 points and 12 rebounds, Russell Westbrook posted his 10th triple-double of the season and the Oklahoma City Thunder built a big early lead over the Milwaukee Bucks before holding on for a 104-96 victory on Sunday.
Westbrook finished with 15 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists for the Thunder, who led by 21 with 6 minutes left in the third quarter before nearly getting overrun by the Bucks.
Milwaukee’s Giannis Antetokounmpo picked up his third triple-double of the season with 26 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists.
Khris Middleton scored 18 points, including 10 straight during a 24-5 run between the third and fourth quarters that drew the Bucks within 84-82 with 11:23 left.
But the Thunder withstood the Bucks from there, holding Milwaukee without a field goal for about a 7-minute stretch of the fourth quarter.