The Bucks were led by Giannis Antetokounmpo tonight who finished with 29 points, 17 rebounds, and 8 assists in 35 minutes. He came out much more aggressive after halftime and imposed his will on the Bulls.
Malcolm Brogdon chipped in with 17 points, 6 rebounds, and 3 assists.. Ersan Ilyasova came off the bench and provided a big boost with 12 points. It’s nice to see the shots start to go down again for him. Khris Middleton also scored 16 points while adding 4 rebounds and 4 assists for the Bucks tonight in the win.
As for the Bulls, they were led by Zach LaVine who dropped 27 points, 5 rebounds, and 7 assists. Lauri Markkanen added 20 points, 17 rebounds and 3 assists.
Stat That Stood Out: 17
The Bucks committed 17 turnovers and only handed out 23 assists. It was a very odd offensive game, but with the discrepancy between these stats they are fortunate to have escaped Chicago with a win. This is, of course, the 14th game that the Bucks have won after losing the previous contest, making them a tidy 14-0 in games following a loss.