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Bucks improve to 2-0 this season against most successful franchise in NBA history, 1-13 against everyone else.
Knight has his best game as a Buck with 20 pts, 9 Rebs and 8 assists.
Bucks win 92-85 and end 11-game slide. Mayo with 22 and Knight with 20 points, 9 rebounds and 8 assists. Henson 13 and 13. Giannis scores 10
Bucks all smiles after ending their drought.
Bucks' 11-game losing streak snapped. Beat Boston 92-85.
Giannis with 10 points and career highs in minutes (27), rebounds (7), assists (4), happiness (infinite).
Mayo hits a clutch 2 and Bucks lead 88-78 with 1:38 left.
Brandon Knight making smart plays in P&R, you guys.
And, Knight back in, making threes.
Bucks' 17-point lead down quickly as Celtics go on 8-0 run to cut deficit to 80-71.
Celtics low on points in fourth quarter (0).
Bucks go on 10-0 run to open fourth quarter and lead 80-63.
Gary Neal just shot a breakaway 8-foot stand-still jumper.
Bucks have outscored Celtics by ≈ 7.3 million points with Giannis on court tonight.
Antetokounmpo has played 19 minutes through 3 Qs and has been outstanding. Has 10 pts,,4 assts, 4 revs.
Bucks trying to end 11-game skid. Mayo has 20 points after three and Knight with 14-8-7.
Bucks lead after three, 70-63.
Giannis hits a 3, then dunks off nice pass from Pachulia. He has 10 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists.
Fun Facts: 1) Giannis is fourth in minutes played on Bucks tonight. 2) Bucks are winning.
Henson blocks Jeff Green and takes ball away in one motion. It leads to break and 2 FT attempts for Knight. Bucks lead 63-58 late in third.
First Zaza and now Henson with slick passes inside for Mayo.
Middleton sinks both FTs and Mayo drains a jumper on extra possession and Bucks cash in for 4 points to lead 59-51.
Video review confirms call.
Sullinger called for flagrant foul as he grabs Khris Middleton on 2-on-1.
Bizarro Universe: Khris Middleton is only Bucks player with a negative differential tonight.
In non-Giannis news, Brandon Knight is on pace for a triple-double (12 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists at halftime).
Strong half by Knight with 12 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists, also one block.
Giannis' big block was on Jordan Crawford, not Wallace. Giannis plays 15 minutes in first half and Bucks hold 47-41 lead at halftime.
Also: Giannis has doubled the number of his career NBA assists tonight. It's halftime.
Sullinger scores 3 hoops in a row to bring Cs back into a tie, then Knight drains a 3 for 44-41 Bucks lead.
Bucks lead 41-33 with 4:38 left in second. Henson, Udoh, Giannis, Knight and Mayo is lineup.
Brandon Knight playing with confidence and playing well: 6 pts, 5 assts and 5 boards midway through 2nd Q.
Giannis flies in but underlays and is mad at himself as shot rolls off rim. But he is exciting the crowd and his teammates right now.
Bad news: No TV for Bucks game. Good news: There will be Giannis highlights.
Bucks go on 11-0 run to take 36-32 lead as Mayo scores 5 and Knight 4 in run.
Knight with a pull-up on break, then gets a nice seal from Udoh for easy lay-in. Bucks up four.
Bucks' zone looks a lot better when they've got three guys with 7'3"+ wingspans on the court.
Update: THE BUCKS ARE WINNING AT BASKETBALL.
Giannis has five points, one block and one assist in 7 minutes.
Giannis picks up the loose ball, drives the length of the court and finds Henson with the lookaway pass for a lay-in. Beautiful.
Before the game Bucks coach Larry Drew said Giannis would get his chance with Caron Butler out due to injury. Giannis making most of it.
Giannis with spectacular slam on break, moments after he blocked a shot by chasing down Gerald Wallace.
Celtics lead 27-19 after one period and are shooting 59% (13 of 22).
Both Pachulia and Henson have looked surprised by Sully's willingness to shoot threes. Scouting report, guys.
Giannis hit a pull-up three. He is now 5-11 (.454) on threes this season.
"That Giannis needs to eat a sandwich" - my lovely girlfriend, after that facial from Faverani.
Giannis hits a long 3 but Bucks trail 27-19. Vitor Faverani eating Bucks up on inside.
Faverani/Pachulia should be an MMA pay-per-view fight.
Someone let Larry Drew know that Gary Neal is guarding Jeff Green.
Giannis gets big hand from crowd as he checks in.
John Henson already with two dunks, including one off lob from Brandon Knight. Celtics lead 19-14 with 5:13 left in fast-paced first qtr.
Best reason to start Udoh/Henson tonight is Bass/Sullinger range. Not great for Zaza.
The Bucks are 1-1 when John Henson starts this season. That is... best on the team.
Surprised they didn't reunite Zaza/Henson. On season Henson/Zaza 139 minutes, -2.1 pts/100. Henson/Udoh: 105 minutes, -17.4 pts/100
Bucks are one battered team: Caron Butler's knee is pretty swollen. Will definitely be out a while.
Just saw the Auburn-Bama replay. Probably the best game-winning missed field goal return for a TD this week. MAYBE THIS MONTH???
Ekpe Udoh will start at 4 spot with Ersan Ilyasova out (thumb, hamstring) and John Henson starts at center. Zaza Pachulia will be off bench.
Larry Drew has had deck stacked against him early, but I'd guess the Bucks are wishing the Bobs hadn't beaten them to signing Clifford, eh?
Nate Wolters joining Jodie Meeks and Doron Lamb in the rarefied air of rookies who completely forget how to shoot once they reach the NBA.
Bucks just four Ls away from tying franchise record.
All over in Charlotte and Bucks beaten by Bobcats for second time in week. Charlotte wins 92-76 and Bucks have dropped 11 in a row.
This scoreline feels about right for the 2013 Milwaukee Bucks. http://t.co/yuSrahcYW0
No answers for the guy the Bobcats PA announcer calls "Big Al." Jefferson has 21 points and 10 rebounds. Bobcats lead 82-67.
If you're down double-digits, a Wolters/Ridnour backcourt probably isn't going to shoot you back in it.
Bucks start 4th period in zone defense.
Bobcats lead 71-59 after three quarters. Ridnour scored just before buzzer on a drive.
Giannis back in for another turn and has given Bucks a boost. Nice touch pass there to Henson for a basket. Bucks trail 69-57.