Bucks rally late, but ultimately fall to Pacers 104-99
MILWAUKEE — Jordan Hill had 19 points and the Indiana Pacers survived a last-minute rally to defeat the Milwaukee Bucks 104-99 on Wednesday night, March 2nd to end a three-game losing streak.
Paul George and Rodney Stuckey added 15 each for Indiana.
Khris Middleton had 23 points to pace the Bucks, who have lost three of four. Giannis Antetokounmpo added 22 and Jabari Parker 18 for Milwaukee.
Greg Monroe scored 11 straight points to start the fourth quarter to bring the Bucks within six. Stuckey came back with 12 straight for the Pacers to push their lead back to double digits.
The Bucks rallied late. Jerryd Bayless was fouled as he made a slashing layup with 16.4 seconds. He made the free throw to cut Indiana’s lead to three. George missed two free throws with 14.9 remaining. After a timeout, Middleton’s 3-point attempt clanked off the rim with 5.9 seconds left.