A much stronger defensive effort in the second quarter has allowed the Milwaukee Bucks to take a 63-62 lead into the half over the Chicago Bulls.
The Bucks allowed Chicago to shoot 66.7% (12 of 18) in the first quarter on the way to 40 points and a 10-point lead. Milwaukee reversed that trend, holding the Bulls to 36% (9 of 25) and just 22 points.
Giannis Antetokounmpo leads all scorers with 20 points. Malcolm Brogdon has 12 and Khris Middleton 10, as the Bucks are shooting 55.6% (25 of 45).
Zach Levine leads the Bulls with 18 points, and Jabari Parker has 12.