Giannis Antetokounmpo has scored 15 points, including a pair of 3-point plays in the final 38 seconds, as the Milwaukee Bucks hold a 50-45 lead over the Memphis Grizzlies at the half in the FedEx Forum.
The Bucks lead by as many as 14 points in a big first quarter before settling on a 28-20 lead entering the second.
Memphis pulled within one point before Antetokounmpo’s two 3-point plays in the final seconds.
The Grizzlies outscored the Bucks, 25-22, in the second quarter to end the Bucks’ streak of nine straight quarters won.
Milwaukee held Memphis to 7 for 27 (25.9%) shooting in the first quarter and 33.3% (17 for 51) in the half.
Mike Conley and Omri Casspi have 11 points each to lead Memphis, which beat the Bucks 116-113 back on Nov. 14.