The Milwaukee Bucks managed to hit just six of their 32 three-point shots and missed 17-straight during one stretch. But their defense was solid and their work in the paint was more than enough to pull out a 109-95 win over the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden.
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 30 points and added 14 rebounds, four steals, three assists and two blocks to help the Bucks play and win on Christmas Day for the first time since 1977.
The Bucks still haven’t lost back to back games. The win marked the 10th time this season that the Bucks have followed a loss with a victory.
The Bucks defense combined for 10 steals and seven blocked shots and challenged the Knicks shooting from beyond-the-arc. [Read more…]