Giannis Antetokoumpo continued to show brilliant performances in the continued NBA match between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Utah Jazz, Monday night, November 25, 2019, local time. Playing for 38 minutes in a game that was held at the Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, Giannis packed double 50 points, 14 rebounds and 6 assists. These contributions led the Bucks to make it through the Jazz scene with a thin score of 122-118.
Double became the 17th in a row by Giannis. Interestingly, Bucks and Giannis actually only played 17 games this season. This means that Giannis always prints double in every game. This 17-game streak makes Giannis shift the NBA legend, Moses Malone, who had scored 16 consecutive doubles in the first 16 games in the 1981-1982 season. .
Wesley Matthews followed with 19 points and 4 rebounds. Eric Bledsoe added 13 points, 3 rebounds and 5 assists while Pat Connaughton who played from the bench completed the list with 11 points and 6 rebounds from 4/6 shots.
This victory became the eighth consecutive victory for the Bucks that made them successfully shift the Boston Celtics at the top of the Eastern Conference standings. Mike Budenholzer’s team has collected 14 wins from a total of 17 games. The Celtics, ranked second, have only played 16 times but have suffered four defeats.
Bojan Bigdanovic was the top scorer for Jazz in the game with 24 points, 3 rebounds and 4 assists for 34 minutes. Donovan Mitchell followed with 20 points and 3 assists. The other four players who scored two-digit numbers came from the bench.
Joe Ingles became the most fertile with 15 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists. Georges Niang added 13 points and 5 rebounds while Emmanuel Mudiay scored 12 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists. Jeff Green completes the list with 11 points plus 2 rebounds.
These results make a slick record of three consecutive Jazz wins must be stopped. In addition, this defeat became the sixth defeat of the 17 games they had passed. Quinn Snyder’s boys are now ranked sixth in the Western Conference standings.
In the next game, Jazz will visit Indiana Pacers headquarters, the day after tomorrow, local time. On the same day, the Bucks will host the Atlanta Hawks.