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Recap - Bucks Defeat Portland 137-129

Portland was victimized by Eric Bledsoe for 30 points as the Bucks defeated the Trail Blazers 137-129 in NBA action on Thursday.

Milwaukee won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the -14.0-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 228.5.

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 24 points for Milwaukee and Pat Connaughton chipped in with 18 points. Giannis Antetokounmpo had 15 assists for the Bucks, while Giannis Antetokounmpo was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 19 boards.

Portland got 37 points from CJ McCollum in a losing cause and another 22 points from Skal Labissiere. CJ McCollum contributed 10 assists for the Trail Blazers, while Skal Labissiere had 12 rebounds.

The Bucks hit the break winning 72-58 before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored Milwaukee as they grabbed 58 boards, while Portland only had 41

Milwaukee looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Pistons. The Trail Blazers will aim to get back on the winning track at Cleveland.