As Giannis Antetokounmpo dominated every minute of his presence on the court against short-handed Philadelphia 76ers, Milwaukee Bucks trounce them 132-94. Giannis moved to the #2 all-time scorer for Milwaukee Bucks in this game after dropping 24 points an 14 rebounds. This was Milwaukee Bucks’ 2nd victory over Philadelphia 76ers in 3 days. Playing without Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons, 76ers registered their lowest point total of the season.
This has been the longest losing streak of the Philadelphia 76ers in this season, as now they have dropped 4 consecutive games. Talking about the 76ers, Embiid did not play because of a sore right shoulder while Simmons missed his 4th straight game because of unspecified illness.
Giannis Antetokounmpo leads Milwaukee Bucks past Philadelphia 76ers 132-94
“It’s a great compliment,” Giannis Antetokounmpo said as per ESPN. “I’ve got to keep working hard. It’s a marathon. It’s not a sprint. So I’ve got to keep working hard, keep believing in myself, keep polishing my skills, keep having great teammates that I love to be playing (with), a great coaching staff. It’s good. It’s a lot of hard work that paid off, but I’ve got to keep moving forward.”
Talking about more of Milwaukee Bucks’ players, Bobby Portis added 17 points for the Bucks. Bryn Forbes and Jordan Nwora scored 13 each. Jrue Holiday had 12. Donte DiVincenzo and Pat Connaughton added 11 apiece.
Shane Milton and Tyrese Maxey scored 15 points each to lead the 76ers. Dwight Howard had 12 points and 12 rebounds but also picked up his 15th technical foul. Howard’s next technical foul will result in a one-game suspension.
Philadelphia 76ers’ Seth Curry scored seven points during a 10-0 run that cut Milwaukee Bucks’ lead to 55-54 in the third quarter. The Bucks wasted no time regaining control, as Antetokounmpo had eight points and two assists during a 15-0 spurt that put Milwaukee ahead 75-57.