By Eurohoops team/ firstname.lastname@example.org
The reigning champions Milwaukee Bucks have been struggling recently as they lost three straight games, the most recent coming against Utah Jazz with 107-95 on the scoreboard. Utah is now 5-1 while Milwaukee fell to a 3-4 record.
Donovan Mitchell led the way for Utah with 28 points while Mike Conley scored 20 and Bojan Bogdanovic 14 points. Rudy Gobert had nine points and 13 rebounds.
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 25 for Milwaukee which continued with offensive struggles, failing to score more than 95 points for the second straight game. Thanasis Antetokounmpo had a solid all-around display with ten points, nine rebounds, three assists.
Meanwhile, the Charlotte Hornets are having the best start in recent history with a 5-2 record after beating Portland 125-113. LaMelo ball led the way with 29 points, nine rebounds, seven assists.
Kelly Oubre Jr followed with 26 and Miles Bridges with 19 points, nine rebounds. On the other side, CJ McCollum had 25 points, eight assists while Jusuf Nurkic put up a double-double with 13 points, 14 boards. Damian Lillard also logged a double-double with 14 points, 12 assists.
The Brooklyn Nets got another win, this time against Detroit and they did it convincingly (117-91) despite Kevin Durant’s ejection. Durant still remained the top scorer of the game with 23 points but it was James Harden with 18 points, 12 assists, ten rebounds who secured the win for the Nets.
Alperen Sengun was solid in Houston’s loss to the Lakers (95-85) with 11 points, seven boards but Carmelo Anthony stole the spotlight with 23 points. Russell Westbrook had 20 points, nine assists, eight boards.