Having clinched a first playoff berth in six seasons, the Lakers strengthened their grip on the Western Conference with a win over the Clippers.
The Bucks must take the W in 22 of their remaining 26 matches to become only the third team since the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls and the 2015-16 Golden State Warriors to win 70 regular season games.
The NBA will begin its unofficial second half of the regular season Thursday, following the league's All-Star Game last weekend.
The Milwaukee Bucks star and reigning NBA MVP had a record-breaking performance Thursday with 36 points, 20 rebounds and six assists.
The Milwaukee Bucks look to extend their winning run to four games and strengthen their grip on the first seed in the Eastern Conference when they travel to Philadelphia.
The reigning MVP finished with 34 points as the Bucks beat the Lakers 111-104 on Thursday night, improving to 25-4 this season.
The City of Angels last celebrated a NBA title a decade ago, but bookmakers believe the Clippers and the Lakers can end the wait this season.
The NBA season gets underway next Tuesday when the Toronto Raptors host the New Orleans Pelicans, before the Lakers take on the Clippers
Milwaukee Bucks power forward Giannis Antetokounmpo announced Saturday he and his brother, Thanasis, will be starting a program for underprivileged children in Greece.
The bizarre incident didn't stop Harden from scoring over 40 points for the sixth time in eight games.
The restaurant has since apologized to Antetokounmpo.
Antetokounmpo was clutch on Tuesday night.
The Bucks star leads the NBA in scoring through four games.
Gordon Hayward's absence may mean a new role for Irving.
Because of the complication with Isaiah Thomas's move to Cleveland, the Cavs are receiving new offers for Irving.
The Wisconsin governor and GOP presidential candidate says he'll sign a bill to construct the stadium.