Bucks fall to Rockets 143-136 after Giannis exits
HOUSTON (AP) — Kevin Porter Jr. scored a career-high 50 points, and the NBA-worst Houston Rockets beat the Milwaukee Bucks 143-136 after Giannis Antetokounmpo left less than a minute into the game with an apparent ankle injury.
Houston snapped a five-game losing streak on the back of a dazzling performance from Porter, who scored 32 points in the second half and 17 in the fourth quarter.
His previous career best was 30 points as a rookie with Cleveland last season.
Antetokounmpo played just 46 seconds.
He appeared to appeared to step on the foot of Kelly Olynyk, rolling what was already an injured ankle.
Back at it tomorrow in Chicago. ? @Calm— Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks) April 30, 2021