NBA: Greek Freak dismembered Zipsers Bulls
Paul Zipser has to accept his fourth defeat in a row with the Chicago Bulls against Milwaukee Bucks. All-Star Giannis Antetokounmpo shines as a top-scorer.
The negative series of Paul Zipser and the Chicago Bulls continues.
There was no turnaround against Milwaukee Bucks, too, and the team lost 96:110. It was the fourth consecutive defeat for Fred Hoiberg’s team.
Top scorer of the match was Milwaukee’s all-star game participant Giannis Antetokounmpo. The”Greek Freak” contributed 27 points, eight assists and nine rebounds to the victory of the Bucks, Khris Middleton scored 20 points.
The Bulls’ best thrower was Lauri Markkanen with 17 points. Zipser was only on the court for two minutes and couldn’t do much for Chicago.
The next possibility to finish the negative series is the Bulls, who beat in the Eastern Conference on the 12th day. Portland Trail Blazers.
For the Bucks, however, it was their third consecutive victory. They are ranked sixth in the Eastern Conference, just behind the Washington Wizards. Next opponent of the Bucks is the Philadelphia 76ers.
Fred VanVleet’s top scorer, Fred VanVleet’s top scorer in his career to date, scored 25 points in 20 minutes and set a new personal record with his 123:111 win over Los Angeles Lakers.
The two Raptors All-Stars DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry contributed 19 points and a double-double (14 points and eleven rebounds).
Julius Randle and Jordan Clarkson were the best throwers at the Lakers with 17 points each. Rookie Lonzo Ball was absent for the seventh time in a row, continuing to suffer from ligament stretching in his left knee.
After their defeat against Utah Jazz, the Raptors are back on track and rank second in the Eastern Conference behind the Boston Celtics and ahead of the Cleveland Cavaliers.