Eric Bledsoe scored nine points in the third quarter as the Milwaukee Bucks erased an 11-point halftime deficit to draw even at 81-81 entering the fourth quarter.
The Bucks opened the quarter with a 20-8 run, with Brook Lopez’s 3-pointer giving Milwaukee at 67-66 lead.
Khris Middleton scored six in the period and leads all scorers with 24.
Collin Sexton and Jordan Clarkson lead the Cavaliers with 17 points each.
The Bucks are playing without Giannis Antetokounmpo, Malcolm Brogdon and Nikola Mirotic, among others, because of injuries.