Giannis scores 39; Bucks top Thunder for 5th straight win
Posted: Mar 8, 2022 10:00 PM CDT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 39 points and the Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 142-115 for their fifth straight win.
Khris Middleton had 25 points and nine assists, and Bobby Portis added 18 points and 14 rebounds for the Bucks.
Milwaukee scored a season-high point total and shot 53% from the field.
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had 33 points, a career-high 14 assists and eight rebounds for the Thunder.
It was the sixth time in seven games since the All-Star break that Gilgeous-Alexander has scored at least 30 points.
5-game win streak. ✅ pic.twitter.com/6wD1DMINhT— Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks) March 9, 2022