NBA wrap: Giannis Antetokounmpo helps Bucks dominate Nets

Antetokounmpo flirted with a triple-double, posting 30 points, 15 rebounds and nine assists on 12-of-19 shooting.

Giannis flirted with a triple-double, posting 30 points, 15 rebounds and nine assists on 12-of-19 shooting.   -  Jason Miller/Getty Images

The Milwaukee Bucks came to play on Monday, dominating in its 113-94 win against a cold Brooklyn Nets squad.

Brooklyn only converted five of its 42 3-point attempts on the night and shot just 32.4 percent from the field. Meanwhile, Giannis Antetokounmpo was on fire.

Antetokounmpo flirted with a triple-double, posting 30 points, 15 rebounds and nine assists on 12-of-19 shooting. D'Angelo Russell led Brooklyn with 18 points on 7-of-20 shooting.

Milwaukee has now won four straight and sits atop the Eastern Conference standings.

Studs of the Night

Andre Drummond's 27 points and 12 rebounds led the Detroit Pistons to a 129-103 victory over Denver Nuggets.

Jeff Green recorded a season-high 26 points against the Atalanta Hawks, but Washington Wizards fell short 137-129.

James Harden tallied 44 points, eight rebounds and six assists in Houston's 118-110 win over the Suns.

Dud of the Night

Kenrich Williams scored eight points on 3-of-13 shooting in the Pelicans' 109-107 loss to the Pacers.

Highlights

Eric Bledsoe spins away from the defense for a finish at the rim.

 

Tomas Satoransky with an impressive pass.

 

What's Next?

Raptors (38-16) at 76ers (34-19) — Toronto Raptors has continued to be one of the more dominant teams in the NBA and has been fighting with the Milwaukee Bucks for the top spot in the Eastern Conference for a while. The Philadelphia 76ers has won seven of its last 10 games and has a chance to improve to 2-2 against Toronto in 2018-19.