Bucks reach first place in the East; defeat Grizzlies 111-101 Wednesday

Giannis Antetokounmpo led five Bucks in double figures in scoring with 27 points and Milwaukee took down the Memphis Grizzlies 111-101 on Wednesday night.

Eric Bledsoe had 16 points, D.J. Wilson added 13, and Sterling Brown and Khris Middleton each notched 11 points for the Bucks, who improved to 32-12.

Three other Bucks scored nine points in the win: Brook Lopez, Malcolm Brogdon, and George Hill.

Memphis was led by Omri Casspi with 17 points, and a trio of players reach 14 in the scorebook: Marc Gasol, Mike Conley, Jr., and JaMychal Green.

Milwaukee will play at Orlando on Saturday before returning home for two games next week.

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