The Milwaukee Bucks (20-7) hit the road to take on the Memphis Grizzlies (18-9) at 7:00 CST. To see how and where the game can be viewed, visit this link. Giannis Antetokounmpo, of course, will headline the matchup (along with Grizzlies star, Ja Morant). For his career, Giannis has averages of 21.9 points, 7.5 rebounds, and 4.5 assists per game against Memphis. Here, we take a look at his top five performances.
5. March 4, 2021: Bucks 112, Grizzlies 111
Giannis did just about everything to help the Bucks pull off this one-point victory over the Grizzlies. He had 26 points (10-19 shooting; 1-1 from three; 5-9 on free throws), 11 rebounds, and eight assists. In addition, He had two steals and a block.
4. November 14, 2018: Bucks 113, Grizzlies 116
A tough, close loss saw Giannis have one of his better shooting nights. The Greek Freak put up 31 points while shooting 10-14 (0-2 from three) from the floor and an impressive 11-12 from the free throw line. He also had nine rebounds and four assists to go with a steal and two blocks.
This game also saw a stellar performance by Middleton, who scored 25 points on 8-18 shooting (2-7 from three). He was a perfect 7-7 from the free throw line. Eric Bledsoe and 15 points and Pat Connaughton had 16 off the bench.
3. April 17, 2021: Bucks 115, Grizzlies 128
This was another tough loss against a Grizzlies team that seems to have had the Bucks’ number in recent seasons. Giannis, however, was his typical MVP-type self. In this contest, he scored 28 points on 10-18 shooting (0-3 from three) and was 8-12 from the line. He also had 11 rebounds and eight assists.
Grayson Allen had 26 points in this game. The problem was that it was not for the Bucks. He was on the Grizzlies at this time.
2. December 13, 2019: Bucks 127, Grizzlies 114
This win from the Bucks saw Giannis and the rest of them dominate at all will. For his part, Giannis had 37 points on 12-23 shooting (3-7 from three; 10-12 from the line). He also 11 rebounds and two assists.
Middleton added 26 points, three rebounds, and three assists in this contest. Brook Lopez had a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds.
1. January 19, 2021: Bucks 126, Grizzlies, 112
The Milwaukee Bucks were able to overcome 33 points, eight rebounds, and 14 assists from Ja Morant and 29 points from Jaren Jackson Jr. Giannis had 33 points, 15 rebounds, and seven assists to lead the Bucks. He was 12-25 from the field (2-4 from three) and 7-8 on his free throw tries.
Middleton added 27 points, seven rebounds, and seven assists. Bobby Portis had a double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds.