The Bucks went into Chicago without superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo and managed to get the win vs a Bulls team with some injury problems of there own. Kris Dunn, Zach LaVine and Omer Asik were all injured. The Bulls came with a balanced scoring attack but didn’t have enough to handle the young Bucks.
Bucks Win Without Giannis
Milwaukee had 7 players score in double figures including Shabazz Muhammad who scored 21 points in just 20 mins of action for the Bucks of the bench. In total Milwaukees bench combined for 60 points. Tony Snell scored 18 and Brandon Jennings had 16 to go along with Terry’s 10 and Thon’s 5. As far as the starters Kris Middelton led them with 16 points.
Jabari Parker returned to Chicago and started in place of the Greek Freak and played a season high 30 mins. Unfortunately he didn’t have his best scoring game and only managed to come up with 6 points, 4 assists and 3 rebounds.
The win was much needed for the shorthanded Bucks as the went into Chicago and handled business as the jock for playoff positioning. The Bucks remain in 8th but only a half a game out of 7th and 4 games out of 4th.
The Bucks host the Spurs on Sunday and 2:30 in the afternoon at the BMO Bradley Center. The Spurs have much to pay for as they find themselves only a half a game out of 4th in the Western Conference.