By: Chris Henderson
How it happened:
The Knicks bench led the way in the first half, scoring 31 of 55 points. Troy Williams scored 13 points on 5 of 7 from the field, but Milwaukee took a 60-55 lead to the locker room. New York scored 34 points in the third quarter, led by Tim Hardaway Jr., who scored nine points and made two big threes. Milwaukee took a 10-point lead with seven minutes remaining in the game and won by a final score of 120 to 112 despite a hard-fought effort by the Knicks.
Knick of the Night:
Tim Hardaway Jr. dropped 26 points, including three 3-pointers. Hardaway Jr. averaged 21.5 points per game on the Knicks four-game road trip and this was his eighth straight game scoring at least 17 points.
Troy Williams poured in 18 points and pulled down five rebounds, while Emmanuel Mudiay added 19 points. Enes Kanter shot 8 of 11 from the floor and finished with 16 points and 8 boards, while Kyle O'Quinn scored 14 points and dished out six assists off the bench.
New York shot 48% from the field. The Knicks were 40-70 (57%) from inside the arc, and 7-28 (26%) from beyond the three-point line.
The Knicks return home to The Garden and take on the Raptors on Sunday afternoon. Catch all of the action on MSG Network starting at 1:00 PM.