Thunder overcome Bucks

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Oklahoma City Thunder forward Darius Bazley (7) dunks in front of Milwaukee Bucks guard Pat Connaughton, right, in the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Thunder finally got one.

Justin Jackson scored a season-high 22 points and hit a critical 3-pointer in the final minute to help the Oklahoma City Thunder overcome Giannis Antetokounmpo’s triple-double and beat the Milwaukee Bucks 114-109 on Sunday night.

With Milwaukee making a late push, Jackson hit a 3-pointer with 14.9 seconds remaining to put the Thunder in control for good in just his second start of the season.

The Thunder had been nearing a breakthrough. During their recent three-game road trip, they lost back-to-back overtime games to the Los Angeles Lakers and dropped a two-point game to the Denver Nuggets.


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