Milwaukee Bucks defeat Portland Trail Blazers, 108-101

It nearly took all night, and it did take two tension-packed overtimes.

But the Milwaukee Bucks survived plenty of chills and spills to outlast the Portland Trail Blazers, 108-101, at the Bradley Center before 15,973 fans Saturday night.

Andrew Bogut led the way with 27 points and nine rebounds, and the Bucks center nearly won the game in regulation until his tip-in was ruled too late by a video review.

But the Bucks (11-11) showed some fortitude as they survived ...

PLAYER OF THE GAME: Andrew Bogut had 27 points and nine rebounds and made some clutch plays to help the Bucks prevail in double overtime. Bogut stripped Brandon Roy, leading to a fast break and a key Bucks basket by Luke Ridnour in the second overtime. Bogut also hit a key basket late in regulation and drilled two foul shots to open the second overtime period.

PLAY OF THE GAME: Bogut tipped in a shot as regulation ended, and it initially was ruled good to give the Buc...

Wesley D. Pavalon, one of the founders of the Milwaukee Bucks franchise, died Saturday in West Bend after an illness, the team announced. He was 76.

Pavalon and Marvin Fishman led a group of investors called Milwaukee Professional Sports and Services, Inc. that was awarded a National Basketball Association franchise in January 1968.

The fortunes of the Bucks franchise changed dramatically when the team won a coin flip with the Phoenix Suns and gained the right to cho...