Milwaukee. Giannis Antetokounmpo had an offensive overflow of 50 points and 13 rebounds on Sunday night as the Milwaukee Bucks crushed the New Orleans Pelicans 135-110, who conceded their eighth straight loss.
The Greek star had 29 points and 10 sacks in the first half alone, helping the Bucks build a big lead early on.
This was Antetokounmpo’s 10th game this season with at least 40 points, tying the career high for forty-point games he set last season.
In Cleveland, the Cavaliers achieved their easiest victory of the season by 122-99 against the Los Angeles Clippers, the latter deprived of their two stars Kawhi Leonard and Paul George.
The Memphis Grizzlies beat the Indiana Pacers 112-100, thanks to Jo Morant’s triple-double of 27 points, 15 assists and 10 rebounds, his second straight feat of that kind and fifth of the season.
With 31 points from Terry Rozier, the Charlotte Hornets, bottom of the Eastern Conference, surprised the Miami Heat 122-117.