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Bucks Roundup: Week of 11/6-11/12

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Tuesday, November 7th: Cavaliers 124, Bucks 119

In a game where the Bucks offense was clicking, it was a lack of defense that ultimately led to this loss against the Cavs.  Giannis had another excellent showing with 40 points, nine rebounds, three assists, and four blocks.  Brogdon had solid game with 22 points, six assists, and five rebounds. Middleton made 8 of 17 shots for a total of 20 points, while Teletovic knocked down 16 points.  Kevin Love led all Cavaliers with 32 points, while dominating the paint with 16 rebounds.  LeBron James always gets his, too, scoring 30 points and picking up nine assists. JR Smith added 20 points in this gut-wrenching Bucks loss.

 

Friday, November 10th: Bucks 94, Spurs 87

The arrival of Eric Bledsoe to the Bucks’ roster brought much needed excitement to a Bucks squad that needed a spark. Milwaukee played with a new intensity on a night that the defense finally showed up, logging 10 team steals and seven blocked shots. Bledsoe had a solid performance with 13 points, seven assists, four rebounds, and one steal. Giannis led all Bucks with 28 points, 12 rebounds, five assists, four blocked shots, and one steal.  John Henson continued to contribute, adding 10 points, seven rebounds, six assists, two blocks, and two steals.  LaMarcus Aldridge led all Spurs with 20 points, but the real story was the scrappy play of Manu Ginobili.  At 40 years old, he played an inspiring game, knocking down 18 points and playing pesky defense. Patty Mills also played a good game for the Spurs in this tough defensive battle.

 

Saturday, November 11th: Bucks 98, Lakers 90

History was made as Lonzo Ball became the youngest player in NBA history to record a triple-double with 19 points, 13 assists, and 12 rebounds. Ultimately, though, the Bucks came out on top in another tough defensive fight. Milwaukee had 10 steals and four blocked shots that held off the Lakers. Kyle Kuzma led all Lakers with 21 points, while Julius Randle added 17. The Bucks had five players in double digit scoring, led by Giannis with 33 points, 15 rebounds, three assists , a blocked shot and one steal. Malcolm Brogdon contributed 16 points, and Middleton, Bledsoe and Delly added 13, 11, and 10 points respectively.  The Bucks are unbeaten since Bledsoe joined the team, and hope to continue this positive momentum in the week ahead.

This Week’s Games

11/13 vs. Memphis

11/15 vs. Detroit

11/18 @ Dallas

About Bob Holland

Bob was born & raised in Milwaukee, and has been following the Bucks since their first season. He’s the father of two teenage boys that are also diehard basketball fans. Bob predicts the Bucks will win 50 games this year, and make it into the second round of the playoffs.

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