MILWAUKEE (AP) Brook Lopez had 24 points and Khris Middleton scored 21 of his 23 in the second half to help the Milwaukee Bucks beat the short-handed Houston Rockets 141-133 on Friday night for their fifth consecutive victory. The Bucks (43-24) tied Brooklyn for second place in the Eastern Conference standings. The Bucks also have the tiebreaker advantage over Brooklyn because they won two of their their three regular-season meetings.
Khris Middleton (Milwaukee Bucks) with a 2-pointer vs the Houston Rockets, 05/07/2021
Khris Middleton (Milwaukee Bucks) with a deep 3 vs the Brooklyn Nets, 05/04/2021
Giannis Antetokounmpo, Khris Middleton and Jrue Holiday were near unstoppable and accounted for 93 points in a 117-114 victory over the Brooklyn Nets.
MILWAUKEE (AP) Giannis Antetokounmpo played how he wants to play, and it was enough to overcome a terrific effort by Kevin Durant. Antetokounmpo scored 49 points and Khris Middleton had 26 points and 11 rebounds, leading the Milwaukee Bucks to a 117-114 victory over Durant and the Nets on Sunday. Antetokounmpo also had eight rebounds, four assists and three blocked shots.