The Milwaukee Bucks Wednesday Night welcomed a Home Matchup against the San Antonio Spurs and the Game went exactly how most people thought the game would play out. Bucks lead the whole time for a wire to wire win 130-94. The Closest the San Antonio Spurs came in the game was down by 2 (51-49.) Then Bucks went on a 15-2 Run to close out the 2nd quarter to take a 66-51 lead at break. Bucks never let up the pressure for remainder of the contest. Giannis Antetokounmpo lead all players with 18 points, 9 Rebounds at Halftime. Khris Middleton had a game high 7 of his 10 assists in the 1st half.
In the Start of the 3rd quarter Giannis Antetokounmpo had a Dunk on a beautiful Euro Step move past a San Antonio defender, then right after that a 3 pointer, and a Alley oop Dunk assisted by Jrue Holiday. Leading to a San Antonio timeout with 9:33 remaining in 3rd quarter with The Bucks leading 77-56. Giannis ended up with 13 of his game High 31 points in the 3rd quarter. With the game in hand Giannis and most starters didn’t play much or at all in the 4th quarter for the Bucks so it gave guys that normally don’t get to play some playing time.
Key Bucks players Stats:
Giannis Antetokounmpo: 31 points, 14-23 FG, 1-4 3P, 14 Rebounds, 2 assists, 1 Block in only 24 Minutes
Khris Middleton: 19 Points, 8-15 FG, 1-6 3P, 10 Assists, and 3 Rebounds
Bobby Portis: 19 Points, 10 Rebounds 3-6 3P, 7-14 FG
Joe Ingles: 14 points, 4-6 3P, 5-7 FG in 22 minutes
wire to wire win was lead by 3 players with Double Doubles:
Giannis Antetokounmpo, Khris Middleton, and Bobby Portis ended up getting Double Doubles against the Spurs in the Biggest Blowout win of the season winning by 36 points (130-94). Obviously the most impressive of the 3 Double Doubles was Giannis completing it in only 24 Minutes played scoring 31 points, and snagging 14 boards as well. Bobby Portis extended his lead in the NBA with his 21st Double Double of the season coming off the Bench. Khris Middleton with the last of the 3 Double Doubles on Wednesday night. It was his 3rd Double Double since returning to the starting lineup.
Other Key Factors in wire to wire win against San Antonio Spurs:
Fast Break Points Bucks Outscored San Antonio Spurs 26-7 Bucks seemed to get whatever they wanted especially in Transition all game long.
Spurs shot only 38.7% from the field (36-93) even more frigid from 3 point range 23.1% (9-39). Compared to the Bucks 52% from FG (51-98) and 35% from 3 (15-43). Both teams had trouble Turning the ball over Spurs had 19 total Turnovers and Bucks had 15 total Turnovers.
Familiar Face Made a Return as a Visitor at Fiserv Forum Wednesday night:
Sandro Mamukelashvili 1st game against his former Milwaukee Bucks team On Wednesday Night. In 28 Minutes scored 12 points on (6-13) shooting, 7 Rebounds, and 3 assists.He checked in for the 1st time with 7:43 remaining in the 1st quarter and the crowd gave him a nice warm welcome back home as a opposition.
After the game everyone from the Bucks went up to Mamu and embraced him with hugs and well wishes for the future. Sandro Mamukelashvili was drafted 54th pick in the second Round In 2021 draft originally by (Indiana Pacers) but a draft night trade gave the Bucks Rights of Sandro Mamukelashvili. Bucks parted ways with him on March 2nd , 2023 to clear up a roster spot for now Signed for remainder of the season Myers Leonard.
What’s Next Up for Bucks after the wire to wire win:
Bucks have a 4 game Road trip starting on Friday in Salt Lake City Utah. It’s a. Very big game for Both teams Utah Jazz are in a very crowded field for a playoff or play In tournament spot. Bucks are trying to keep a Narrow lead for the top spot in Eastern Conference. Then Head to Denver to Face the Joker Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets in a battle of 2 the top 3 MVP Candidates. To cap off road trip 2 Central Division games against Detroit Pistons, And Indiana Pacers. With just 10 games left the playoffs are nearing, and the intensity is only going to ramp up more and more.
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