Bucks win sixth straight, take down Nets 117-97


Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton combined for 49 points as the Bucks beat the Nets 117-97 in Brooklyn on Saturday, Milwaukee's sixth win in a row.

With the win, the Bucks improved their record to an NBA-best 38-6.

It was a particularly good night beyond the arc, as the Bucks hit 17 of their 37 attempted three-point shots, good for a 45.9% clip. Milwaukee also shot 50.9% from the floor while holding the Nets to 33.3% shooting, and just 30.6% from long range.

Milwaukee returns home for a Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day game against the Chicago Bulls on Monday at Fiserv Forum.

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Milwaukee Bucks v Brooklyn Nets

Milwaukee Bucks v Brooklyn Nets