Washington Wizards (17-21, 10th in Eastern Conference) vs. Milwaukee Bucks (23-13, 3rd in Eastern Conference)

Milwaukee; Tuesday, 8 p.m. ET

Conclusion: Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks face the Washington Wizards. Antetokounmpo ranked his third in the NBA, averaging 32.1 points per game.

The Bucks are 11-9 against Eastern Conference opponents. Milwaukee is second in the league with 48.8 rebounds, led by Antetokounmpo, who averages 11.8.

The Wizards are 10-13 in the Eastern Conference. Washington ranks fourth in the NBA with 34.7 defensive rebounds per game, led by Kristaps Porzingis, who averages 6.9.

The teams will meet for the second time this season. The Wizards won his final game on January 2nd, 118-95. Rui Hachimura led the Wizards with his 26 points and Bobby Portis led the Bucks with his 19 points.

Top performer: Drew Holiday averaged 2.2 3-pointers per game for the Bucks, scoring 18.9 points and shooting 36.5%. Antetokounmpo is averaging 32.1 points, 11.8 rebounds and 5.2 assists over his last 10 games for Milwaukee.

Porzingis is averaging 22.2 points, 8.9 rebounds and 1.6 blocks for the Wizards. Kyle Kuzma has averaged 2.7 of his 3-pointers in his last 10 games in Washington.

Last 10 games: Bucks: 4-6, 113.5 points, 49.5 rebounds, 22.4 assists, 7.1 steals, 3.9 blocks, 45.6% shooting from the field. Opponents are scoring an average of 119.1 points per game.

Wizards: 6-4, averaging 116.8 points, 42.4 rebounds, 26.3 assists, 7.5 steals, 5.3 blocks, 51.3% field goal percentage. Opponents are scoring an average of 111.1 points.

Injuries: Backs: Chris Middleton: out (knee), George Hill: out (illness), Drew Holliday: out (hamstring), Giannis Antetokounmpo: out (knee).

Wizard: Taj Gibson: Out (groin), Bradley Beal: Days (hamstring).


The Associated Press produced this article using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.


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