We broke down some of the more intriguing numbers from LAL’s 94-79 loss against Milwaukee:
Career points for Pau Gasol, which ranks 17th among active players. With his first bucket in the opening quarter, Gasol passed Pete Maravich (15,948) to become the 100th all-time scoring leader in NBA history.
Percentage of field-goals made for Brandon Knight (15 of 25). He recorded a career high 37 points, to go along with eight rebounds and four steals. He had 18 in the third quarter during a six-minute stretch that pushed Milwaukee’s lead from six to 19.
Minutes for Kendall Marshall, with 19 coming in the second half after Jordan Farmar exited midway through the third with tightness in his left hamstring. Marshall recorded 10 points and seven assists off the bench.
Offensive rebounds for Milwaukee that led to 20 second-chance points. Milwaukee’s front line of Giannis Antetokounmpo, Ersan Ilyasova and Larry Sanders all finished with double-digit boards and each grabbed at least four on the offensive glass. In total, the Bucks held a plus-22 edge in rebounds (51-39).
Scoreless minutes to open the contest for the Lakers before Gasol converted on a mid-range jumper. L.A. missed their first 11 shots and turned the ball over four times in that span while the Bucks scored the game’s first 14 points.