Giannis Antetokounmpo played as if he had a point o prove to the world.
The Bucks star rebounded from his worst game of the season so far to match his career high 44 points on Friday night’s game against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Milwaukee Bucs were able to defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers by a huge margin of 114-102 despite missing two pointers.
Giannis Antetokounmpo, to nights before his team’s loss against Indiana Pacers where he scored his season-low 12 points, Giannis Antetokounmpo was on fire on Friday night as he not only matched his season-high 44 points but also made 14 rebounds and 8 assists.
Antetokounmpo said, “You have got to put that game in the past. Yo8u just put it in the past and move forward”.
Khris Middleton who as the second leading scorer of the Bucks missed this game due to a sprained finger and the fourth highest scorer of the team Malcolm Brogdon was not able to play due to his hamstring injury.
Other players from Bucks like Lopez scored 19 points whereas Eric Bledsoe scored 16 points for the night.
As for Cavs, they were led by Jordan Clarkston who scored 23 points while Larry Nance Jr. added in his 14 points for the night. Rookie player Collin Sexton who had scored points in double figures in the last 18 games just scored 8 points in this game. Cleveland Cavaliers were playing their third game without their star player Tristan Thompson who is still a month out of the play due to his sprained left foot.
Up next, Cavs will host a game against Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night whereas Bucks will play against Detroit Pistons on Monday night.