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Drew said "we had to junk it up a little bit" to keep game close. "We had to really monitor the fouls."
Bargnani said his shot "definitely was a mistake." And he added, "It's a good thing we won the game and stayed together."
Larry Drew on Andrea Bargnani taking that shot in the first OT: "What did I think? I'm curious of what he thought."
Sort of fun: 30 lead changes in Bucks/Knicks. A few ties as well.
Hobo Ersan keeps on hoboin': now 6/35 shooting in his last four games. http://t.co/PvCIgSPQOO
JR 5 for 17 from 3. Knight 6 of 12 after 4 of 5 start from beyond arc.
Henson had 20 points and 14 rebs and Middleton scored 20.
It's finally over and Knicks prevail 107-101 in double OT. Knight with career-high 36 points and Melo has 29 (8 in 2nd OT).
Final: NY 107, Milw 101
Giannis fouls out with 18.9 left as he bumps Melo. Anthony makes 1 of 2 for 107-101 Knicks lead.
BC is virtually empty and still 22 seconds left. Maybe 300 fans.
Bucks' lack of experience, chemistry prove costly. A game they should have won.
Melo with 7 of Knicks' 12 points in second OT. He has 28 on night.
Melo and Middleton exchange a few comments as Bucks player fouls out. Knicks will win now, I think.
Knicks closing in on win; Mike Woodson lives for another game.
Fitting: Andrea Bargnani leads all players with a +15 differential.
Knicks up 3 after 2 FTs by Melo and a Bucks miss. Now Melo 3 with 50.1 left.
Woodson certainly coaching this one like his job is on the line. Taking every possible timeout.
Bucks execution in overtones quite suspect.
Knicks have let Bucks hang around. Bucks trail by 1 with 1:48 in 2nd OT.
Forty minutes for Giannis tonight.
Chandler on court for 33 minutes in return.
Do u think Mike Woodson wants this game? Melo has played 51 minutes.
Middleton his shot, misses throw. NY 97-96.
Udrih hits 3, has 21 against old team.
Udrih rarely shot like this when he was with the Bucks.
2 OT at BC. Outstanding game.
Second OT on the way.
Henson putback ties it with .3 left. Knicks can only score off a pass - no catch and shoot.
Henson follow ties game at 94 with .3 left in OT.
Greek Freak does marvelous job guarding Melo down stretch in OT. Never backed down.
He gives Bucks one more chance with 11.3 left. Chandler rebounded but Bargnani shot before Bucks could foul. And he missed.
Andrea Bargnani 0-1 on worst shots ever tonight.
Why did Bargnani shoot?
Late jump ball hurts Bucks again. Against Bulls it was Noah and Neal and just now Chandler tied up Knight. Chandler easily tips to Smith.
Ilyasova misses a 3 and travels with Bucks down 2. Melo turns it over with Giannis defending.
Bucks run post-up with Middleton and it fails miserably. Knicks ball. Up 94-92 with 2:25 showing.
After all that, Middleton has shot blocked and Knicks call a timeout with 2:25 left, up 2.
Clock issues as clock does not run after timeout. No shot clock either.
Udrih hits 3 to give Knicks a 94-92 lead.
Beno hits corner 3 to put Knickerbockers up 94-92 with 2:29 left in OT.
Bucks won in OT in Washington but lost at Philly and to Wizards at home. All OT games.
Perfect set play nets Middleton 3-pointer. Bucks up 90-87.
Crowd at BC small but definitely engaged. Definitely getting money's worth tonight.
Henson and Middleton miss jumpers and yes, we're going OT. Middleton was fading a bit on his shot after rebound.
Bucks miss couple decent looks: OT at BC.
Udrih misses 10-footer on baseline and Udoh rebounds.
Milw-NY tied at 87 after Ilyasova's 2 FTs. 31.5 ticks left.
Ilyasova hits 2 FTs to tie score at 87 with 31.5 left. Knicks timeout.
The Knicks have attempted 25 more field goals than the Bucks. Tie game.
Misses free throw.
Knight drives and scores with his left and is fouled by Smith.
Ex-Buck Beno Udrih with gt pass to Bargnani for key 3 pointer. NY 87-83 1:23 left.
Two crushing 3s by Knicks as Smith hits over Giannis from corner and Bargnani hits from top of arc from Udrih. Knicks 87-83 with 1:23 left.
You might say: It's Brandon's Knight. I didn't say that.
Henson has his third double-double in last 5 games. Really stepping up in Sanders' absence.
Knight has tied his career high with 32 points after second triple of second half. Game tied at 81 and Henson going to line.
Knight buries clutch 3 pointer. Had 32 pts. Ties career high.
Shumpert taking D assignment on Knight.
Brandon Knight needs to protect the ball better - plain and simple.
Carlos Delfino will be doing a conference call with media Thurs. sous source says Delfino could play late in season.
Giannis may or may not be the youngest Bucks player ever to finish a game.
Udrih has 13 points against his former team in starting role for Knicks.
Ilyasova cannot make a shot right now. Fouled in paint after nice pass from Giannis, who just re-entered game.
The $64,000 ? Is: Will Aaron Rodgers play Sunday? Put me in the yes category.
Turnovers killing Bucks tonight. Already 19 turnovers early in fourth and trailing, 70-68. Henson just stepped over line while inbounding.
Melo would be scary good with a great pt guard. His offensive repertoire is amazing.
A 3 by Melo gives Knicks a 68-66 lead after three quarters. Anthony with 17 points.
Bucks up 66-63, not 65.
McCutchen just reached his average - made his third questionable call of the night.
Giannis picks up fourth foul while guarding Melo and Drew can't believe call. Bucks up 65-63.
Blown call No. 2 for McCutchen - 1 under his average/
Brandon Knight has 25 pts late 3rd q. - 7 shy of career high.
Giannis completes 3-point play after timeout.
Giannis gets a call as he dunks and gets continuation, also a foul. Bucks 58-57 with 5:50 left in third.
Bucks open third quarter in zone defense. Drew loves to go to zone at this time of game.
If Brandon Knight scores -1 points in the second half, he will set a season high in points.
Giannis with 2 points, 3 rebounds and 1 block in first half. Knight 4 for 5 from three and has 22 points. Anthony paces Knicks with 11.
Drew had his arm around Wolters and talking to him as team exited at halftime. Knicks 45, Bucks 44.
Melo tries to post up Greek Freak on a couple of occasions to no avail.
Drew wanted Wolters to take ball to basket on last possession but rookie hesitated and threw to Henson as clock ran out.
Bucks having trouble controlling the ball under their own basket. Knight lost it twice and now Henson and Giannis can't pick up rebound.
John Henson runs the floor as effortlessly as a deer, er Buck.
Bucks out and running to cut deficit to three points with 2:44 left in half. Knight has 22 points.
Giannis gets a dunk and then assists Middleton for a reverse layup.
Greek Freak finally scores on emphatic putback.
Late in first half, Greek Freak, in his first start, has yet to score. Simply too passive.
Just into the 2nd Q, Monty "Chippendale" McCutchen blows a call. Fully expect 2 more botched calls before the game is over.
When it comes to fashion, Walt"Clyde" Frazier remains the NBA's gold standard. Nattily attired as usual tonight.
Metta World Peace in the game for Knicks, Feta World Peace on the Bucks bench with two fouls.
Ersan Ilyasova appears to be breaking out of miserable shooting slump: was 4 of 25 in last 4 games but is 2 of 4 tonight.