In a game with many ups and downs, the Milwaukee basketball players beat Dallas 124:115 and continued their pursuit of Boston, the leading team in the NBA's Eastern Conference. The Bucks were the better opponent all the time and did not give up the lead for a single moment, but several times they allowed the opponent to come back from a double-digit deficit.
At the end of the third quarter, the Mavs came close with only four minus points, but the team from Wisconsin went on an 11:0 run for an unattainable 115:97. Giannis Antetokounmpo was the best with 30 points (11/19 from the field), 11 rebounds, and 4 assists, Grayson Allen added 25, and Jrue Holiday 16 with 6 assists.
Luka Doncic praises Giannis Antetokounmpo
"It's hard to go against a guy like that," Doncic said. "He's the best player in the NBA right now. He's almost impossible to stop. It's really fun to see him play, but it's not that fun to go against him." "He improves every day.
He works really hard, you can see it," Doncic said of Antetokounmpo. "He works on everything. He works on his shot, and he's gotten better at a lot of things. He just gets better every day." In the fourth consecutive defeat of Dallas, Luka DonÄiÄ was again the most effective with 27 points (10/20 from the field, 3/7 for three), and he had 5 more rebounds and 12 assists in 35 minutes.
Spencer Dinwiddie scored 22 points. Consequently, Antetokounmpo praised Doncic after the game, while appreciating Doncic's compliment. Antetokounmpo on Luka Doncic "No matter wins or losses, just being respected by your peers, it's always a good feeling," Antetokounmpo said.
"I always love playing against the best players in the league. He's an incredible player, incredible talent, arguably one of the most talented players I've ever seen in my lifetime. It's unbelievable what he can do for himself and his team."