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Antetokounmpo and the Bucks take on the Nuggets

Toronto faces New Orleans, looks for 6th straight road win

Denver Nuggets (34-14, first in the Western Conference) vs. Milwaukee Bucks (30-17, third in the Eastern Conference)

Milwaukee; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST


BOTTOM LINE: Giannis Antetokounmpo leads Milwaukee into a matchup with Denver. He’s fourth in the league averaging 30.9 points per game.

The Bucks have gone 18-5 in home games. Milwaukee is eighth in the Eastern Conference scoring 113.2 points while shooting 45.8% from the field.

The Nuggets are 12-10 in road games. Denver is fifth in the Western Conference giving up only 112.6 points while holding opponents to 47.8% shooting.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jrue Holiday is averaging 19.5 points and 7.4 assists for the Bucks. Antetokounmpo is averaging 20.0 points over the last 10 games for Milwaukee.

Nikola Jokic is averaging 25.1 points, 11 rebounds and 9.9 assists for the Nuggets. Jamal Murray is averaging 17.6 points over the last 10 games for Denver.

LAST 10 GAMES: Bucks: 6-4, averaging 114.9 points, 46.3 rebounds, 26.7 assists, 6.3 steals and 3.9 blocks per game while shooting 46.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 115.5 points per game.

Nuggets: 9-1, averaging 117.9 points, 41.6 rebounds, 28.9 assists, 8.7 steals and 5.0 blocks per game while shooting 51.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 107.4 points.

INJURIES: Bucks: Bobby Portis: day to day (knee), MarJon Beauchamp: day to day (wrist), Serge Ibaka: out (personal).

Nuggets: Bones Hyland: out (left finger), Collin Gillespie: out (leg), Michael Porter Jr.: out (personal), Jack White: out (adductor).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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