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Antetokounmpo's disputed dunk lifts Bucks over Thunder 97-95

AP
Published 10:39 p.m. ET Dec. 29, 2017 | Updated 2:38 a.m. ET Dec. 30, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Even though he stepped out of bounds on the play, Giannis Antetokounmpo’s basket with 1.3 seconds left counted, and that’s all that mattered to the Milwaukee Bucks.

Antetokounmpo scored 23 points — including what proved to be a questionable game-winning basket which he scored over Russell Westbrook— and the Bucks ended Oklahoma City’s six-game winning streak, beating the Thunder 97-95 on Friday night.

Replays clearly showed Antetokounmpo stepped on the baseline on his drive. After a desperation heave by Westbrook fell short, Thunder coach Billy Donovan and several of his players pleaded for a review, but officials Derek Stafford, Ben Taylor and Leon Wood refused. Stafford later told a pool reporter that the play…

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