Milwaukee Bucks ring in 2016 with 95-85 win over Minnesota Timberwolves
MINNEAPOLIS — Greg Monroe had 19 points and 10 rebounds to help the Milwaukee Bucks overcome O.J. Mayo’s wild ejection in a 95-85 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday night.
John Henson scored 15 points for the Bucks, and Khris Middleton added 13. Mayo was forcibly removed from the court by coaches and security staff after he picked up two technical fouls in the first quarter.
Ricky Rubio had 14 points, seven assists and six rebounds for the Timberwolves, who led 22-5 in the first quarter. Andrew Wiggins added 19 points on 7-for-17 shooting.
The Wolves shot just 39 percent, and their 16 turnovers led to 22 points for the Bucks.