The Milwaukee Bucks started a difficult four game stretch with a 108-97 win over the rival Chicago Bulls at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. It was the first of four games against the Bulls (2-games) and the Cleveland Cavaliers (2-games).
Giannis Antetokounmpo had 30 points and 14 rebounds and Jabari Parker scored 28 points to lead the Bucks. Mirza Teletovic added 13 points off the bench as the Bucks evened their record at 12-12.
The Bucks led by as many as 27 points, but the Bulls were able to rally to within eight in the fourth quarter. This time the Bucks didn’t panic and held on for the victory.
The two teams head to Chicago for the rematch tonight. Then the Bucks will face the Cavaliers twice next week.