ATLANTA — Trae Young caught a deflected inbounds pass and made a last-second jumper to lift the Atlanta Hawks to a 136-135 overtime win over the short-handed Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday.

Justin Anderson had 24 points and 12 rebounds for Atlanta, and John Collins finished with 23 points and 12 boards. Alex Len also scored 23 points.

Sterling Brown scored 27 points for Milwaukee, for example a goahead lay up with 1.1 seconds remaining in overtime.

Milwaukee’s Brook Lopez deflected Atlanta’s inbounds pass but Young caught the ball with his left hand and then sank the short game-winner. A video review confirmed Young, who had 12 points and 16 assists, got off the shot before the buzzer.

The Bucks played Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton Because of injuries. Antetokounmpo, one of many favorites for the NBA MVP award, which was held outside because of right ankle sprain. Middleton includes a tender groin.

Milwaukee began your day 3 1/2 games before Toronto at the race for the top spot in the Eastern Conference. The team’s magic number was just two for securing homecourt advantage through the playoffs.

Milwaukee led by as many as 23 points throughout a high-scoring first quarter. Atlanta regained to lead at the next quarter and then rallied again after trailing by 10 points midway through the fourth phase.

Tim Frazier had 20 points and 15 assists for the Bucks.

Len’s shake cut the Bucks’ cause 133-132 with 33 seconds remaining in overtime. After Brown’s missed jumper, Young’s baseline floater with 6.6 seconds left gave Atlanta a 134-133 lead.

Len sank a tying 3-pointer with 19 seconds remaining in regulation. Brown missed a late jumper, sending the game to marvel at 122 apiece.

Antetokounmpo aggravated the foot injury while scoring 34 points in the Bucks’ 128-118 win on the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday night. He abandoned mid way through the fourth quarter.

Coach Mike Budenholzer said”there exists a good chance” Antetokounmpo could reunite on the group road trip, which continues with games at Brooklyn and Philadelphia.

The Hawks were center Dewayne Dedmon, that will miss the remainder of the season with a left ankle injury.

TIP INS

Bucks: Frazier’s 15 assists were a top mark for almost any Milwaukee player this season. … Antetokounmpo has missed two games since spraining his arm on March 17 against Philadelphia. … Forwards D.J. Wilson and Bonzie Colson each made their first career starts.

Hawks: Vince Carter went to fifth place in NBA history with 1,477 games played, passing Karl Malone. … With 42 points in the next quarter, the Hawks place an Atlanta record with 14 quarters together with at least 40 points, passing their 1 3 in the 1968-69 season.

UP NEXT

Bucks: Attempt to finish a three-game sweep of their season series with Brooklyn when they visit that the Nets on Monday.

Hawks: Visit San Antonio on Tuesday night.

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