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Sport Giannis scores 27 on 25th birthday, Bucks win 14th in row

07:00  07 december  2019
07:00  07 december  2019 Source:   ap.org

Bucks 122, Jazz 118: Giannis turns in another highlight-reel performance

  Bucks 122, Jazz 118: Giannis turns in another highlight-reel performance Giannis Antetokounmpo shook off a slow start shooting and a hard fall to total 50 points, 14 rebounds and six assists to carry the short-handed Bucks.It didn't matter that Khris Middleton and George Hill were sidelined by injuries. It didn't matter that Eric Bledsoe was severely limited by foul trouble in the first half. It didn't matter that the Utah Jazz made 21 of their 45 three-pointers and played an overall high-quality game.

MILWAUKEE (AP) Giannis Antetokounmpo had 27 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to their 14 th straight victory, a 119-91 rout of the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday night. Antetokounmpo, on his 25 th birthday , made 11 of 20 shots and recorded his 21st double-double of

MILWAUKEE (AP) Giannis Antetokounmpo had 27 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to their 14 th straight victory, a 119-91 rout of the Los The Bucks led by as many as 41 and extended their longest winning streak since winning 16 consecutive games over two seasons in 1973.

MILWAUKEE (AP) Giannis Antetokounmpo had 27 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to their 14th straight victory, a 119-91 rout of the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday night.

Bucks 122, Jazz 118: Giannis turns in another highlight-reel performance

  Bucks 122, Jazz 118: Giannis turns in another highlight-reel performance Baltimore Ravens cornerback Marcus Peters picks off former teammate Jared Goff.

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 35 points to lift the Milwaukee Bucks to their 13th consecutive victory, 127-103 over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night. The last time the Bucks had a longer winning streak than this was when they won 16 in a row spanning the end of the

Giannis Sina Ougko Antetokounmpo (YAH-nis AHN-teh-tuh-KOOM-poh; Greek: Γιάννης Αντετοκούνμπο, IPA: [ˈʝanis adetoˈkumbo]; born December 6, 1994)

Antetokounmpo, on his 25th birthday, made 11 of 20 shots and recorded his 21st double-double of the season.

BOX SCORE: BUCKS 119, CLIPPERS 91

WATCH: Giannis' dunk

''I was 25 once, but I wasn't that good,'' Clippers coach Doc Rivers said after joking that he wanted to see Antetokounmpo's birth certificate.

Antetokounmpo left the game with MIlwaukee ahead by 36 with 8:56 to play. The Bucks led by as many as 41 and extended their longest winning streak since winning 16 consecutive games over two seasons in 1973.

Khris Middleton added 17 points and Pat Connaughton and Ersan Ilyasova each scored 13 off the bench for Milwaukee.

Rivers pulled all of his starters out of the game with the Bucks leading 101-67 with 9:25 remaining in the fourth quarter. The group exited to the chant of ''Overrated! Overrated!'' from the Milwaukee crowd.

Antetokounmpo scores 33 points, Bucks win 10th straight

  Antetokounmpo scores 33 points, Bucks win 10th straight CLEVELAND (AP) Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 11 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter and the Milwaukee Bucks held off the Cleveland Cavaliers 119-110 on Friday night for their 10th straight victory. © AP Photo/Tony DejakCleveland trailed 74-52 early in the third quarter, but hit 10 3-pointers in the period and cut the lead into single figures. The Cavaliers continued to rally and Kevin Love's layup made it 113-110 with 2:20 left - Cleveland's final points of the game.

DETROIT (AP) Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 35 points to lift the Milwaukee Bucks to their 13th consecutive victory, 127-103 over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night. The last time the Bucks had a longer winning streak than this was when they won 16 in a row spanning the end of the 1972-73

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Kawhi Leonard had 17 points and Paul George added 13 for the Clippers.

JaMychal Green missed his second straight game for Los Angeles after suffering a bruised tailbone last Friday night against the San Antonio Spurs.

TIP-INS

Clippers: Leonard and George practiced together for the first time as teammates on Thursday in Milwaukee. ''It was nice we could run some end-of-the game stuff against live defense,'' Rivers said. ''When you messed it up, you had a chance to correct it. I could share what I was looking for and they could share what they liked. We've not had the opportunity to do that.''

Bucks: Milwaukee completed the season sweep of the Clippers. Antetokounmpo was an assist shy of a triple-double (38 points, 16 rebounds) in a 129-124 win in Los Angeles on Nov. 6. Neither George nor Leonard played that night.

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Clippers: At the Wizards on Sunday.

Bucks: Host the Magic on Monday.

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  Blake Griffin steps over Giannis Antetokounmpo as tensions build in Detroit Blake Griffin steps over Giannis Antetokounmpo as tensions build in Detroit

Giannis Antetokounmpo poured in 35 points and grabbed nine rebounds in 28 minutes as the visiting Milwaukee Bucks extended their winning streak to 13 games by rolling past the Detroit Pistons 127-103 on Wednesday night. Khris Middleton had 17 points, eight rebounds and five assists

DETROIT (AP) Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 35 points to lift the Milwaukee Bucks to their 13th consecutive victory, 127-103 over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night. The last time the Bucks had a longer winning streak than this was when they won 16 in a row spanning the end of the 1972-73

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Antetokounmpo, Bucks beat Davis-led Lakers 111-104 .
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 34 points and 11 rebounds, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers 111-104 Thursday night in a showdown of the NBA's top teams. Antetokounmpo had seven assists and a career-best five 3-pointers, and George Hill added 21 points off the bench for the Bucks. Milwaukee improved to 25-4 after ending an 18-game winning streak against Dallas on Monday night. James had 21 points, 12Antetokounmpo had seven assists and a career-best five 3-pointers, and George Hill added 21 points off the bench for the Bucks. Milwaukee improved to 25-4 after ending an 18-game winning streak against Dallas on Monday night.

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