Brandon Knight scored 37 points and added 8 rebounds to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to a victory over the Los Angeles Lakers, 94-79. Milwaukee (7-24) has won just two of their last 10 games.
Knight finished 15-25 from the field (3-8 on 3-point attempts) in an efficient offensive performance. Ersan Ilyasova also contributed for Milwaukee, finishing with 15 points and 12 rebounds. Nick Young had another strong game for Los Angeles despite the loss, scoring 25 points on 8-21 shooting (3-8 on 3-point attempts), in addition to going 6-6 from the free throw line. Nick Young contributed 25 points and 6 rebounds and Kendall Marshall finished with 10 points and 7 assists.
The Lakers posted an eFG% of just 40.1%, including 29.2% from 3-point range. This year, they are winless (0-3) when they record marks below 45% and 30% in those respective categories. On the other hand, the Bucks are 4-1 when holding their opponents to such low percentages.
Los Angeles (13-19) has now dropped their last six straight contests.
Coming up, the Bucks will battle the Utah Jazz (10-24) on Thursday. The Lakers also match up with the Jazz in their next game as well, taking place on Friday. The Lakers are 0-1 versus Utah this season.