Showing no early effects of playing back-to-back nights, the Milwaukee Bucks jumpoed out to a lead of 15 points before settling on a 32-25 advantage over the San Antonio Spurs Sunday night.
Coming off a 131-114 victory over the Charlotte Hornets at home Saturday night, the Bucks did not get into their San Antonio hotel until 5:30 in the morning.
Eric Bledsoe made all four shots he took to lead the Bucks with nine points.
LaMarcus Aldridge leads the Spurs with 10 points.
The Bucks reached a 21-6 lead on Khris Middleton’s 3-pointer. The lead was still 32-17 on Pau Gasol’s 3-pointer with 1:49 left in the period before the Spurs closed with an 8-0 run.