NEW YORK – The Milwaukee Bucks topped .500 again Monday night with a 111-107 victory over the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden. Milwaukee won his second straight away, and from the Fiserv Forum he’s 10-9 and he’s 26-14 overall. The Knicks fell 22-19 overall.
Some points from the game are:
Drew Holiday is the closer for the Bucks
The Bucks closed the third quarter 13-2, closed the 17-point deficit by starting the fourth quarter 9-3, and rejoined the game with an 82-81 lead in 9 minutes and 31 seconds. remain in regulation.
From there, the teams basically exchanged baskets over the next five minutes until New York point guard Jalen Brunson hit a three-pointer to put them ahead 94-92 with 4:19 remaining. Bucks head coach Mike Budenholzer called a timeout and sent the final lineup of Giannis Antetokounmpo, Julu Holiday, Brook Lopez, Pat Connaughton and Joe Ingles onto the court from the intermission.
But in the final two minutes and 23 seconds, Holiday marked the game aggressively.
Box score: Bucks 111, Knicks 107
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In those final minutes, he hit a go-ahead 3-pointer to put the Bucks up 97-96. The Knicks tied the game easily with a free throw by Julius Randle, but Holiday assisted on Lopez’s 3, followed by a step-back 3 and a long step-back 2, with 16.7 seconds left to give the Bucks his 107. gave a lead of -103.
Branson made two free throws with 9.4 seconds left to make it 107-105, but Holiday had two free throws with eight to make it 109-105.
Grayson Allen, who hit the eventual game winner the last time the Knicks were in New York, scored the free throw with six-tenths of a second remaining.
Holiday finished with 15 points and 9 assists in a game that started slowly and aggressively as he was hit with three personal fouls in the opening minutes of the game.
Knicks capitalized on extra chances
The Knicks missed their first seven shots to start the game, and although they didn’t do much overall early in the game, they went 51-46, thanks in large part to scoring 12 points from offensive rebounding. was able to bring the lead of the break to 10 points from the $10 turnover.
The extra opportunity allowed the Knicks to shoot 12 more in the first half than the Bucks (53 to 41), which also made them hit the free-throw line more often (12 to 8), making them less likely to make bad shots. We were able to offset (34 times). %, three-pointer 15.4% from behind his line).
The Bucks cut turnovers in the second half (4), but couldn’t find a way to keep the Knicks from reaching the offensive grass by three-quarters. But in the fourth quarter, offensively following his rebound, New York allowed him two extra chances and he only managed five extra points. That emphasis allowed the Bucks to complete a 17-point comeback to win.
Milwaukee entered the game as the top rebounding team in the entire league and the number one team in defensive rebounding.
Giannis Antetokounmpo is back
The last time Giannis Antetokounmpo scored in single figures before Friday was against Miami on Dec. 22, 2018, when he scored just nine. next game? against the New York Knicks. At Madison Square Garden. On Christmas Day, Antetokounmpo scored 30 points on 13 of 21 shots in the Bucks win.
The Antetokounmpo, whose last single-digit scoring game was a win in Miami on Dec. 29, 2020, had just nine points in a 29-point loss to Charlotte in Milwaukee on Friday. The MVP candidate had a rebounding performance against the Knicks on Monday with an effort of 22 points, 10 rebounds, 5 assists and 2 blocks.
He also failed to get an assist in the game against the Hornets and looked as though he was going to give the rest of the Bucks a chance early on. He played the longest time on the team (17 minutes), but he trailed 51-46 on the break by the Bucks, so he was 4-2 from the field and free. in which he scored 9 points.
Antetokounmpo was stronger in the second half when it came to finding his shots and drawing fouls, but it was clear the Bucks wanted more ball movement and balance. players achieved double digits and 8 players scored total points.
Surgery is not a problem for Chris Middleton.His return date is still unknown
On Monday night, Chris Middleton was sweating with the Bucks’ athletic training staff just outside the locker room at Madison Square Garden.
Budenholzer said on Jan. 6 that Middleton was working on the court, adding he wasn’t worried the forward’s injured right knee might require surgery.
“A team that’s lost a player like Chris Middleton and everything he’s done for us lie when they say they want to say they miss him or it’s not hard. “He works every day. We see it, we feel it, and when he’s ready to pay, he leaves.”
6 The Bucks beat the Knicks.
19-7 The Knicks started the third quarter and led the Bucks 70-53 with less than five minutes remaining.
17 Joe Ingles shot 6-of-14 in 28 minutes to score the most points of the season. He 3-pointed from behind his line and he was 11-for-5.
44 Branson’s points were 30-15 from the floor and 10-10 from the free-throw line. He was also 4-for-10 from behind the three-point line in the 39th minute.
November 5, 2021 The last time the Knicks beat the Bucks was a 113-98 win in Milwaukee. New York recorded his fifth straight loss to the Bucks.
Gameplay is a trio of Bucks triples
The Bucks trailed by 17 points in the final minutes of the third quarter, and after a lousy offense up to that point, went 76-60 with 2:25 left after a Randle 3-point play. A 13-3 quarter closing run going 78-73 going into the 4th quarter. In that stretch, the Bucks saw Ingress, Mahjon Beecham and Pat Connaughton make three-pointers to open the offense.
Milwaukee completed the comeback in the opening minutes of the fourth quarter as Brook Lopez, Grayson Allen and Ingles hit three consecutive 3-three to give the Bucks an 82-81 lead and reset the game at 9:31 going into regulation. Did.
Video of the match is Giannis’ No Look Hockey Assist
In the second quarter, Antetokounmpo decided to drive close to the basket and then throw a pass behind the three-point line, which isn’t all that uncommon. But what makes this outlet unique is the fact that he threw it back over the head to Ingles, who casually swung it to Pat Connaughton for an open-corner three-point shot.
Bucks injury report
- Chris Middleton (right knee pain), out.
- Serge Ibaka (Individual) Out Bucks manager Mike Budenholzer said Ibaka will miss the entire road trip Saturday. Ibaka will participate in two games from November 21st.
Who will the Bucks’ next opponent be?
Milwaukee will head to Atlanta to face the Hawks at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at State Farm Arena. The Hawks have struggled to find a foothold this season due to injuries, leading to several disputes between star Trae Young and head coach Nate McMillan. , the Hawks won on November 9 in Atlanta and on November 14 at the Fiserv Forum.