Giannis Antetokounmpo poured in 36 points and added 18 rebounds and eight assists but it wasn’t enough as the Milwaukee Bucks fell to the Houston Rockets 120-116 in Orlando on Sunday night.
Khris Middleton added 27 points and 12 rebounds and Brook Lopez had 23 points for the Bucks, who fell to 54-13 overall.
Russell Westbrook scored 31 points as Houston used a late 9-0 run to get back into the game. The Rockets tied the NBA record for most three-point attempts with 61. They made 21 of them. They also forced 22 Milwaukee turnovers.
The Bucks out-rebounded the Rockets 65-36. [Read more…]