NBA Game Summary - San Antonio at Milwaukee
(Tuesday, December 20th)
Final Score: Milwaukee 109, San Antonio 107 (OT)
Milwaukee, WI (Sports Network) - Andrew Bogut scored as time expired in overtime to lift the Milwaukee Bucks over the San Antonio Spurs, 109-107, at Bradley Center.
Bogut finished the game with 19 points and nine rebounds, Maurice Williams scored 28 points and T.J. Ford had 15 points, eight assists and six rebounds for the Bucks, who have won two of their last three games.
Tim Duncan scored 34 points and pulled down 13 rebounds while Tony Parker had 22 points, 11 assists and seven rebounds for the Spurs, who lost two straight games for the first time this season.
The game was tied at 107 after Bogut put in a layup with 14 seconds remaining in overtime.
However, on the Spurs next possession, Parker missed a three-pointer and the Bucks got the ball back and called a timeout to figure out their play with 0.4 seconds left.
Toni Kukoc threw the ball in to Bogut on the right side of the net. He caught the ball in the air and banked it off the glass in one motion to give Milwaukee a win at the buzzer. The play was reviewed to see if time had expired before he released the ball, but it was upheld.
"Toni threw a great pass and that's what we wanted to get," said Bucks coach Terry Stotts. "Andrew obviously made a great catch and shot. That's what we were looking to get."
Duncan got the Spurs started in the extra session with a jumper to make it 102-100. However, Michael Redd tied it up two possessions later with a jump shot of his own at the 3:27 mark.
Parker hit two free throws on the Spurs next possession and Duncan put in a layup to make it 106-102 with under 90 seconds to play.
However, Bogut, Ford and Williams each hit one of two free throws to make it 106-105 with under 30 seconds left.
Robert Horry had a chance to put the Spurs up by three, but he missed one of his free throws and Bogut tied it up with a layup with 14 seconds to play to set up the dramatic finish.
The Bucks held a 78-77 lead to start the fourth quarter and the teams exchanged leads several times throughout the frame.
The Bucks had a 97-94 lead with 3:04 to play, but after a Spurs timeout, Parker put in a reverse layup to make it a one-point game. After Bogut hit a free throw, having previously blocked two Duncan shots, to make it 98-96, Parker tied it up with a jumper with 1:15 to play in regulation.
"He knew where I was going and stepped in and made a great play," said Duncan about the blocks Bogut made. "He did a great job on the offensive glass and made some big baskets for them while showing a great touch."
Duncan was called for a foul on Milwaukee's next possession, however Jamaal Magloire only hit one of his free throws. Parker missed a jumper on San Antonio's next possession and Bogut hit one of two free throws to make it 100-98.
But, Duncan hit a jumper with under 20 seconds remaining and Williams missed a basket at the other end and the contest went to overtime.
"It was a great game," said Spurs coach Gregg Popovich. "Both teams played very competitively and did very well."
The Bucks had an early lead in the opening quarter, but the Spurs had a 13-4 run to take a 13-10 advantage and lead 30-24 after the first 12 minutes.
San Antonio started out the second quarter with a 14-6 run and had its largest lead of the game when Duncan put in a layup to make it a 44-30 game with 7:02 left until halftime.
However, Milwaukee closed the gap in the closing minutes of the half and trailed 54-47 at the break.
The Bucks continued to chip away in the third quarter and on the strength of a 13-2 run -- finished on a bucket by Ford -- took a 66-60 lead with under six minutes remaining in the quarter. The Spurs came back and took a brief lead, but the Bucks had a slim 78-77 advantage going into the fourth.
San Antonio wraps up its three-game road trip against the Knicks on Wednesday...The Bucks next host the Hornets on Friday...San Antonio shot 48 percent compared to the Bucks 46 percent...Redd finished the game with 20 points and eight rebounds...Nazr Mohammed was the only other San Antonio player in double-digits with 11 points.
12/21 00:16:04 ET