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Eastern Central Standings

Team W-L L10 STRK
16-6 6-4 W1
15-8 7-3 W2
12-10 6-4 L2
9-13 3-7 L2
6-18 3-7 W1

Top Bucks News

  • Bucks' Jordan Nwora: Scores 15 first-half points

    Nwora racked up 17 points (7-11 FG, 2-4 3Pt, 1-3 FT), four rebounds, one assist and one steal over 32 minutes during Saturday's 105-96 win over Charlotte.

    Nwora had it going in the first half, knocking down six of eight shot attempts for 15 points to go along with four rebounds and an assist. He added just two more points in the second half on 1-of-3 shooting from the field while also failing to record any rebounds or assists over the final two quarters. Nwora played a season-high 32 minutes with Milwaukee down most of its starting lineup and went on to record his second-highest point total of the season on 63.6 percent shooting from the field.

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  • Bucks' Bobby Portis: Team-high 20 points in win

    Portis ended with 20 points (9-18 FG, 1-5 3Pt, 1-1 FT), eight rebounds and seven assists across 31 minutes during Saturday's 105-96 win over Charlotte.

    Portis provided the spark early for the Bucks with 11 first-quarter points on 5-of-9 shooting from the field. He added another nine points in the second half to go along with four rebounds and three assists as Milwaukee managed to pull out the win on the road despite missing most of its starting lineup. It was Portis' third time reaching 20-point mark this season while he also recorded a season-high seven assists in the contest.

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  • Bucks' Brook Lopez: Available Saturday

    Lopez is in the starting five for Saturday's game against the Hornets.

    Lopez has been upgraded from questionable to available for Saturday's game. Lopez is averaging 15.3 points, 5.9 rebounds, 2.9 blocks and 1.0 assists in 31.1 minutes across 21 games this season and could see extra usage with the Bucks' Big 3 sitting.

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  • Bucks' Jordan Nwora: Starting Saturday

    Nwora will start Saturday's game against the Hornets.

    With Jrue Holiday (knee), Giannis Antetokounmpo (knee) and Khris Middleton (conditioning) all out, the Bucks will run out a skeleton crew. In Nwora's one start this season, he posted eight points, seven rebounds and five assists in 29 minutes.

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  • Bucks' Bobby Portis: Starting Saturday

    Portis will enter the starting five for Saturday's game against the Hornets.

    Portis is set to see a massive workload with Giannis Antetokounmpo (knee), Khris Middleton (conditioning), MarJon Beauchamp (illness) and Serge Ibaka (illness) sitting out, making him an incredibly appealing option in all fantasy formats. In five starts this season, Portis has averaged 14.4 points and 12.8 rebounds across 31.6 minutes.

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  • Bucks' Jevon Carter: Starting Saturday

    Carter will start Saturday's game against the Hornets.

    The Bucks' Big 3 are all sidelined, so Carter gets the nod alongside Grayson Allen, Jordan Nwora, Bobby Portis and Brook Lopez. In games where Carter has seen 30-plus minutes this season, he's averaged 16.1 points, 5.1 assists, 3.0 rebounds and a steal in 33.8 minutes.

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  • Bucks' Brook Lopez: Should play versus Hornets

    Lopez (rest) is expected to take the floor Saturday versus the Hornets, Sam Perley of the Hornets' official site reports.

    Lopez was initially questionable for the evening's contest as he considered a rest night for the first time all year, but the veteran big man will likely give it a go. He figures to start alongside Bobby Portis in the frontcourt with Giannis Antetokounmpo (knee) getting the night off.

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  • Bucks' Serge Ibaka: Out Saturday

    Ibaka (illness) remains out Saturday against the Hornets.

    Ibaka hasn't played since Nov. 21. The bigger news is that Giannis Antetokounmpo (knee), Jrue Holiday (knee) and Khris Middleton (conditioning) are out, while Brook Lopez (rest) is questionable.

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  • Bucks' Brook Lopez: Questionable Saturday

    Lopez is questionable due to rest for Saturday's game at Charlotte.

    Giannis Antetokounmpo (knee), Jrue Holiday (knee) and Khris Middleton (conditioning) have already been ruled out for the second half of the back-to-back set after the Bucks lost to the Lakers on Friday. Even if Lopez plays Saturday, it wouldn't be surprising if he saw fewer minutes than usual.

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  • Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo: Won't suit up Saturday

    Antetokounmpo will miss Saturday's game versus the Hornets due to left knee soreness.

    Antetokounmpo joins Jrue Holiday (knee), Khris Middleton (conditioning) and possibly Brook Lopez (rest) on the sideline for Saturday's second game of a back-to-back set. The Bucks will instead trot out a majority of second-unit players to face a banged-up Hornets team. Bobby Portis figures to start alongside Lopez in the frontcourt if Lopez plays. Giannis should be back in action Monday versus the Magic.

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  • Bucks' Khris Middleton: Out Saturday

    Middleton is out Saturday against the Hornets due to conditioning.

    Middleton was effective in his season debut during Friday's loss to the Lakers, posting 17 points, seven assists and two rebounds in 27 minutes. Middleton isn't the only one taking a seat on the back-to-back, as Giannis Antetokounmpo (knee) and Jrue Holiday (knee) are out, and Brook Lopez (rest) is questionable. Middleton will likely be back for Monday's game at Orlando.

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  • Bucks' MarJon Beauchamp: Remains sidelined Saturday

    Beauchamp (illness) is out for Saturday's matchup with Charlotte,

    Beauchamp will miss his third straight game Saturday due to a non-COVID illness. Beauchamp's next opportunity to play is Monday's game against the Magic.

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  • Bucks' Jrue Holiday: Out against Hornets

    Holiday will not play in Saturday's matchup with the Hornets due to a left knee contusion, Sam Perley of the Hornets' official site reports.

    The Bucks have a relatively early tip-off time Saturday on the second night of a back-to-back set and will opt to err on the side of caution with Holiday, as well as Giannis Antetokounmpo (knee) and Khris Middleton (conditioning). As a result of his absence, both Jevon Carter and George Hill figure to see increased run at point guard.

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  • Bucks' Khris Middleton: Solid in season debut

    Middleton (wrist) finished with 17 points (6-11 FG, 3-4 3Pt, 2-2 FT), seven assists and two rebounds in 27 minutes Friday in the Bucks' 133-129 loss to the Lakers.

    Though he likely took longer to make his season debut than fantasy managers anticipated after he underwent wrist surgery in July, Middleton was at least effective in his return to the Milwaukee lineup following a 20-game absence to begin the campaign. He appeared to be on a light playing-time restriction, but because he's not returning from a lower-body injury, Middleton should regularly clear 30 minutes in competitive games moving forward while playing in most back-to-back sets. Managers who patiently waited for Middleton's return can feel comfortable activating him.

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  • Bucks' Bobby Portis: Continues double-double streak

    Portis contributed 15 points (7-13 FG, 1-4 3Pt), 10 rebounds and two assists in 22 minutes during Friday's 133-129 loss to the Lakers.

    Portis has now registered a double-double in each of his last three games, shooting 51.4 percent from the field over this brief stretch. The forward has come off the bench in six straight matchups, but he continues to log substantial minutes (25.5 per game over that span) as one of Milwaukee's most valuable bench players.

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  • Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo: Pours in 40 points

    Antetokounmpo amassed 40 points (16-23 FG, 0-3 3Pt, 8-11 FT), seven rebounds, five assists and one block over 35 minutes during Friday's 133-129 loss to the Lakers.

    Antetokounmpo couldn't get his shot working from three, but he managed to knock down 69.6 percent of his field goals on the way to a massive scoring night. The forward has also notched a block in three of his last four contests. Antetokounmpo has been on a scoring tear over his last six matchups, averaging 36.3 points, 9.7 rebounds and 5.8 assists in 33.5 minutes.

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  • Bucks' Jrue Holiday: Catches fire from three

    Holiday accumulated 28 points (11-20 FG, 6-12 3Pt), six rebounds, nine assists and one steal across 39 minutes during Friday's 133-129 loss to the Lakers.

    Holiday drilled a season-high six threes on the night, scoring 18 of his 28 points from beyond the arc. He nearly came away with a double-double, dishing out his highest assist total (nine) since Nov. 23 against the Bulls. Holiday is averaging 17.7 points, 4.2 rebounds, 7.0 assists and 1.8 steals over his last six matchups.

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2021 Team Statistical Rankings

PTS/G OPP PTS/G
Team 115.5
(3rd)
112.1
(18th)

Injuries

Player Injury
G. Antetokounmpo PF Giannis Antetokounmpo PF Knee
J. Holiday PG Jrue Holiday PG Knee
M. Beauchamp SG MarJon Beauchamp SG Illness
J. Ingles SG Joe Ingles SG Knee
S. Ibaka PF Serge Ibaka PF Illness

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