Giannis Antetokounmpo had 34 factors and 11 rebounds, and the Milwaukee Bucks defeated LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers 111-104 Thursday evening in a confrontation with one of the best groups within the NBA.
Antetokounmpo had seven assists and 5 profession greatest three-point factors, and George Hill added 21 factors to the Bucks. Milwaukee improved to 25-Four after ending an 18-game successful streak in opposition to Dallas on Monday evening.
James had 21 factors, 12 rebounds and 11 assists for his seventh triple-double of the season, and Anthony Davis had 36 factors and 10 rebounds for Los Angeles. The Lakers fell to 24-5 largely as a result of their bench was outscored 34-Four by the Bucks' reserves.
Milwaukee led by six after the primary quarter, then opened the second with a 20-7 streak. Davis and James mixed to shoot 6 for 20 within the first half, and the Lakers had 10 turnovers. The Bucks led 65-46 on the break.
The Bucks improved to 3-Zero in opposition to the 2 Los Angeles groups, together with a dominant 119-91 victory over the Clippers at house on December 6.
The final time two groups of 20 video games over .500 confronted off earlier than January 1, 1980. The Boston Celtics (28-8) confronted the Suns (32-8) in Phoenix. Boston received 116-97.
Lakers: Kyle Kuzma stayed with a sore ankle. Coach Frank Vogel mentioned he hopes the third-year striker can prepare absolutely on Saturday and be accessible to play on Sunday.
Bucks: Milwaukee performed his third sport with out goalkeeper Eric Bledsoe. On Friday, the 2018-19 first all-defensive staff participant fractured his proper leg in opposition to the Memphis Grizzly. Bledsoe needs to be missed for about 2 weeks.
Lakers: set up the Nuggets on Sunday.
Bucks: on the Knicks on Saturday.
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