Sports MAVS Sieges in the test against the Bucks - Lane for Schröder
Antetokounmpo makes preseason debut in Bucks win
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored eight points in 17 minutes in his preseason debut for the defending NBA champion Milwaukee Bucks, who had eight players score in double digits in a 130-110 victory against the Oklahoma Thunder on Sunday night. The Bucks are being careful with Antetokounmpo, who hyperextended his left knee in the Eastern Conference finals but returned for the NBA Finals. He was named Finals MVP after leading the Bucks to the title in six games against the Phoenix Suns. “It feels good. I’m not going to lie.
The Dallas Mavericks around national player Maxi Klueber won the last test match before the start of the NBA season and brought against defending champion Milwaukee Bucks a 114: 103 victory.
, the Mavericks even renounced their Stars Luka Doncic and Kristaps Porzingis, while the Bucks both Giannis Antetokounmpo and Jrue Holiday were used. Antetokounmpo, the most valuable player of the final series, came to 26 points, ten rebounds and two templates. Glue contributed to the victory of the Mavericks nine points, five rebounds and a template. He played from the beginning and came to a little more than 14 minutes of use.
Dennis Schröder lost with the Boston Celtics meanwhile against the Miami Heat 100: 121. Germany's best basketball professional came in just over 26 minutes on the field on 12 points and four rebounds and gave with six templates as many as nobody else in the game. Daniel Theis was not used at the 98: 128 of the Houston Rockets against the San Antonio Spurs.
The NBA season starts on Tuesday evening (local time). The first games with the involvement of German professionals are tags.
Russell, Towns lead T'Wolves to rare win at Milwaukee .
MILWAUKEE (AP) — D’Angelo Russell scored 29 points, Karl-Anthony Towns and Anthony Edwards each added 25, and the Minnesota Timberwolves held off the short-handed Milwaukee Bucks 113-108 on Wednesday night. Giannis Antetokounmpo had 40 points and 16 rebounds for the Bucks, who were without point guard Jrue Holiday and center Brook Lopez. “We’ve got to figure it out, because obviously there’s going to be times that we’re going to play without them and this was one of those times,” Antetokounmpo said. “But we cannot use that as an excuse. We’ve got to do a better job of rebounding the ball.