The Milwaukee Bucks prevailed, 150-130, over the Detroit Pistons this Monday at Little Caesars Arena. the greek Giannis Antetokounmpo He returned this Monday after missing five games due to knee problems and led the victory of the visiting team with a double-double of 29 points and twelve rebounds.
After losing three of their last five games without Antetokounmpo, the Bucks got their leader back Chris Middletonthe second star of the franchise, and they did not give an option to some Pistons sunk in the last position of the Eastern Conference.
Giannis, who had not competed since January 11, returned in force, with twenty points scored in a perfect first period, with six of six from the field and two triples.
Middleton also returned to the track after miss 18 games due to knee problems. He contributed to the win with eight points, two rebounds and four assists in just over 15 minutes.
His recovery is great news for the team at mike budenholzerwho also could not count on the forward in the first twenty minutes of the season.
The Bucks are third in the This (30-17), behind the Philadelphia 76ers and of the Boston Celtics.
Besides, Boston remain in command of the table in the East, but lost, 113-98, to the orlando magic at the Amway Center this Monday. In a duel where the Celtics did not count with Marcus Smart neither robert williams after his injuries suffered on Saturday in the duel against the toronto raptors in Canada.
Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown each contributed 26 points, but the Magic triumphed with 23 points from rookie Paolo Banchero, the first pick in the last draft.
(With information from EFE)