Giannis leads Milwaukee past Chicago

2022-01-22T09:36:25+00:00 2022-01-22T09:44:40+00:00.

Stefan Djordjevic

22/Jan/22 09:36

Eurohoops.net

Giannis Antetokounmpo led the Milwaukee Bucks to a win over the Chicago Bulls in a low-scoring duel

By Eurohoops team/ info@eurohoops.net

The duel of the night was all about defense as the Milwaukee Bucks got a 94-90 home win against the Chicago Bulls.

Giannis Antetokounmpo led the way for the victors with 30 points, 12 rebounds while Khris Middleton added 16 and ten. Giannis also delivered two blocks.

For Chicago, DeMar DeRozan scored 35 with Nikola Vucevic adding 19 points, 11 boards.

Meanwhile, Jusuf Nurkic stepped up big time for the Portland Trail Blazers with 29 points, 17 rebounds, six assists, leading them to a 109-105 road win against the Boston Celtics.

CJ McCollum scored 24 and Anfernee Simons 21 points for the Blazers. On Boston’s side, Jayson Tatum had 27 points, ten boards, seven assists and Jaylen Brown scored 22. Dennis Schroder added nine.

Nikola Jokic logged another triple-double with 26 points, 12 assists, 11 rebounds but it wasn’t enough against the fiery Memphis Grizzlies who got a 122-118 road win. Ja Morant erupted with 38 points, six boards, and six assists.

Utah Jazz got a 111-101 win over the Detroit Pistons with the two Euros leading the effort. Rudy Gobert put up 24 points, 14 rebounds while Bojan Bogdanovic scored 23.

Despite Joel Embiid’s 40-point performance, the Clippers got past Philadelphia with seven players scoring in double-digits. Among them, Nicolas Batum with 15 and Ivica Zubac with 12 points. Zubac also had ten boards.

Results

Charlotte HornetsOklahoma City Thunder 121-98
Orlando Magic – LA Lakers 105-116
Philadelphia 76ers – LA Clippers 101-102
Atlanta HawksMiami Heat 110-108
Boston Celtics – Portland Trail Blazers 105-109
Milwaukee BucksChicago Bulls 94-90
Washington WizardsToronto Raptors 105-109
San Antonio SpursBrooklyn Nets 102-117
Denver NuggetsMemphis Grizzlies 118-122
Utah JazzDetroit Pistons 111-101
Golden State WarriorsHouston Rockets 105-103

Standings

Eastern Conference W L W/L% GB PS/G PA/G SRS
Chicago Bulls (1)  28 15 .651 111.2 108.8 1.94
Miami Heat (2)  29 16 .644 108.5 103.9 4.15
Brooklyn Nets (3)  28 16 .636 0.5 111.8 109.4 1.61
Milwaukee Bucks (4)  28 19 .596 2.0 112.0 108.1 2.90
Philadelphia 76ers (5)  26 18 .591 2.5 107.5 105.7 1.21
Cleveland Cavaliers (6)  27 19 .587 2.5 107.5 102.8 5.28
Charlotte Hornets (7)  25 20 .556 4.0 114.4 114.6 -0.07
Washington Wizards (8)  23 22 .511 6.0 108.3 109.8 -1.43
Boston Celtics (9)  23 23 .500 6.5 107.5 105.8 1.92
Toronto Raptors (10)  21 21 .500 6.5 106.8 106.0 1.47
New York Knicks (11)  22 24 .478 7.5 104.0 104.6 -1.10
Atlanta Hawks (12)  19 25 .432 9.5 111.2 112.3 -0.90
Indiana Pacers (13)  17 29 .370 12.5 108.3 109.0 0.03
Detroit Pistons (14)  11 33 .250 17.5 101.8 111.5 -9.33
Orlando Magic (15)  8 38 .174 21.5 101.7 110.8 -8.75
Western Conference W L W/L% GB PS/G PA/G SRS
Phoenix Suns (1)  35 9 .795 112.5 104.5 7.45
Golden State Warriors (2)  32 13 .711 3.5 109.9 102.0 7.82
Memphis Grizzlies (3)  31 16 .660 5.5 111.9 108.3 3.75
Utah Jazz (4)  29 16 .644 6.5 114.8 107.5 6.54
Dallas Mavericks (5)  26 20 .565 10.0 105.3 102.8 2.44
Denver Nuggets (6)  23 20 .535 11.5 107.5 106.4 1.39
Minnesota Timberwolves (7)  22 23 .489 13.5 110.4 109.7 0.83
Los Angeles Lakers (8)  22 23 .489 13.5 111.3 112.8 -2.09
Los Angeles Clippers (9)  22 24 .478 14.0 105.4 106.5 -0.90
Portland Trail Blazers (10)  18 26 .409 17.0 108.3 112.3 -3.01
Sacramento Kings (11)  18 29 .383 18.5 110.2 114.1 -3.92
San Antonio Spurs (12)  17 28 .378 18.5 110.6 110.9 -0.39
New Orleans Pelicans (13)  17 28 .378 18.5 105.5 109.7 -3.67
Oklahoma City Thunder (14)  14 30 .318 21.0 100.7 107.8 -6.94
Houston Rockets (15)  14 32 .304 22.0 108.5 116.5 -8.12