Giannis Antetokounmpo recorded 24 factors and 11 rebounds to propel the visiting Milwaukee Bucks to a 124-99 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday.
Antetokounmpo added 5 assists on Saturday, someday after gathering 33 factors and 12 rebounds within the Bucks’ 123-105 victory over Cleveland.
Milwaukee’s Jrue Vacation and Khris Middleton every had 20 factors and Bryn Forbes made six 3-pointers to spotlight his 18-point efficiency. The Bucks outscored the Cavaliers by a 65-45 margin within the second half to put up their season high-tying fourth win in a row total.
Andre Drummond recorded 28 factors and 11 rebounds for Cleveland, which has misplaced seven of its final 9 video games total and 7 straight to Milwaukee. Collin Sexton and Darius Garland every added 17 factors in a dropping effort.
Antetokounmpo scored 10 of his staff’s first 12 factors of the third quarter to stake the Bucks to a 71-60 lead.
The Cavaliers trimmed the deficit to 6 on two events earlier than Milwaukee scored 14 of the ultimate 17 factors of the quarter to safe a 94-77 benefit. Vacation highlighted the late surge with a reverse layup off an alley-oop.
Antetokounmpo and D.J. Augustin every made a layup to spice up the result in 21 early within the fourth quarter. The Bucks answered a 9-0 run by the Cavaliers with a 24-6 surge of their very own to seal the win.
Antetokounmpo supplied a highlight-reel dunk simply over 4 minutes into the second quarter. The 2-time NBA Most Precious Participant faked a cross to Donte DiVincenzo on the foul line earlier than extending his physique to energy down a one-handed slam to provide Milwaukee a 36-31 lead.
Each groups shot the ball effectively within the first half, with the Bucks making 53.5 p.c of their makes an attempt from the sector (23 of 43) and 40.0 p.c from 3-point vary (8 of 20). Cleveland sank 55.3 p.c of its photographs from the ground (21 of 38), nonetheless it made simply 28.6 p.c from past the arc (4 of 14).
Cleveland’s Larry Nance Jr. scored 4 factors in his return to the lineup following a three-game absence because of a proper wrist sprain.
–Area Stage Media