Giannis Antetokounmpo was the star of the show, scoring 47 points and ending the LA Lakers (Milwaukee Bucks 109 – 102 Los Angeles Lakers).
Antetokounmpo had a seriously high scoring rate of hitting over 72%, scoring 18 out of 23 shots, this is his season high.
In the first half, Antetokounmpo scored 28 points. He managed to score 12 out of 13 shots achieving a 92% hit rate, along with 9 rebounds.
Khris Middleton who did not play in the past 8 games due to COVID-19 returned and managed to play 30 minutes in the game scoring 16 points with 3 consecutive 3 pointers in the last quarter.
Talen Horton-Tucker took a double-double with 25 points and 12 rebounds along with Russell Westbrook who scored 19 points and manages 15 assists.
In the first quarter the Lakers were leading by 2 points, after a good start taking the first 5 points of the game the Lakers lead with 32 – 30 Bucks
But that was the last time the Lakers was going to lead, the Bucks pulled the score further away by scoring 34 points in the 2nd quarter and the Lakers only score 20 points.
In the 3rd quarter, the Lakers tried to fight back and managed to bring the score closer by scoring another 30 points with the bucks scoring only 21 points.
The Lakers were not afraid of drawing fouls and was going hard to defend against the Bucks.
The Bucks was leading throughout 2nd to 4th quarter ending the game with a 7 point lead. Antetokunmpo manages to draw 2 fouls in the quarter from the Lakers and receives two 3 point plays (Basket count + 1).
The Bucks scored 17 points from free throws in this game.
The Bucks is standing strong despite a poor start in the season.