Wizards Bucks battle in Washington
1-15 Bucks (22-20) at Wizards (25-18)
TV Coverage: 2 pm NBC Sports Washington
Last game for Milwaukee: 97-79 loss at Miami
- Giannis Antetokounmpo-22 points, 6 rebounds
- Khris Middleton-16 points, 6 rebounds, 2 assists
- Malcolm Brogdon-15 points, 5 rebounds
Last game for Washington: 119-113 win vs. Brooklyn
- Bradley Beal-24 points, 6 assists, 4 rebounds
- John Wall-23 points, 16 assists, 3 rebounds
- Kelly Oubre Jr.-17 points, 3 rebounds
Projected Milwaukee starters-Henson PF, Antetokounmpo PF, Middleton SF, Bledsoe PG, Brogdon PG
Projected Washington starters-Morris PF, Porter Jr. SF, Gortat C, Wall PG, Beal SG
Milwaukee preview-Milwaukee will be glad to put yesterday’s game in the rear view mirror. The team shot a pathetic 32% from the field, and shot only 14% from 3-point range. If you take away starters Antetokounmpo and Brogdon, the Bucks starters shot a combined 12 for 55, which included a 4-16 from Bledsoe and 3-16 from Middleton. Antetokounmpo comes into today’s game ranked 2nd in the league averaging 28.4 points a game.
Washington preview-Washington will seek revenge against the Bucks, who they lost too eight days ago, 110-103. Bradley Beal’s streak of scoring 20 or more points is now at 10 consecutive games. Washington shot nearly 50 percent from the field, and shot nearly 44 percent from 3-point range. Today ends the Wizards five game home stand, and after the Bucks game they head out for five games on the road, starting this Wednesday at Charlotte against the Hornets.