Antetokounmpo’s triple-double lifts Bucks over Pistons|Federal News Network
DETROIT (AP)– Giannis Antetokounmpo had 22 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists, and the Milwaukee Bucks easily beat the Detroit Pistons for the 3rd time this month, 110-101 on Wednesday night.
The Bucks developed a commanding early lead with a barrage of 3-pointers. Brook Lopez linked 3 times from beyond the arc in the very first quarter, when the Bucks were 7 of 11 from far away. Detroit was simply 4 of 20 total in the duration and tracked 27-13 after one.
That pattern continued through much of the 2nd quarter. At one point, Milwaukee led 52-29 and had more 3-pointers (11) than Detroit had basket (9 ).
The Pistons cut the deficit to 11 at halftime but never ever appeared like a serious risk to overtake Milwaukee. Jerami Grant led Detroit with 22 points and Svi Mykhailiuk added 18.
It was the 20th career triple-double for Antetokounmpo. Jrue Vacation included 21 points for the Bucks.
Dollars: Milwaukee has actually won 3 straight and six of seven. … The Bucks completed 19 of 43 from 3-point range. … Lopez didn’t score after those early threes. He had 9 points and 11 rebounds.
Pistons: Detroit was up to 2-9, however its margins of defeat have remained fairly decent. That 15-point loss to Milwaukee was the most lopsided of the season for the Pistons. … Detroit had a 20-7 advantage in second-chance points.
Pistons: Detroit’s video game versus Washington on Friday night was cancelled because of contact tracing concerns with the Wizards. The Pistons are set up to play at Miami on Saturday night.
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