Detroit sports glance: Milwaukee Bucks pound Pistons

By Dave Hart
LocalSportsJournal.com

Bucks 119, Pistons 94 – Jabari Parker’s 31-point game paced the Milwaukee Bucks past the Pistons on Wednesday night.

Parker nearly had a triple-double with seven assists and nine rebounds, while Giannis Antetokounmpo, also known as the ‘Greek Freak’, added 23 points and eight assists.

The Bucks led 31-28 after the first quarter, 62-54 at halftime and had a 90-75 advantage heading into the fourth quarter.

Milwaukee continued its momentum, closing out the game with a 29-19 fourth quarter run.

The Pistons, who are now 15-19 on the season, were led by Tobias Harris with 23 points off the bench.

Detroit will travel to play the Atlanta Hawks on Friday night.

 

Record: 15-19

5th Place in Central Division (10 games behind first place Cleveland)

Tied 11th Place in Eastern Conference (10 games behind first place Cleveland)

2 games behind Chicago and Milwaukee for the last playoff spot

Magic # to clinch a playoff spot: 52

Magic # to clinch a Central Division title: 61

Magic # to clinch a regular season Eastern Conference title: 61

Next Game: 12/                30/2016 @ Atlanta Hawks 8:00 p.m. @ Philips Arena

Stats: Tobias Harris 23 points 12 rebounds, Andre Drummond 16 points 9 rebounds, Reggie Jackson 14 points 6 assists, Marcus Morris 11 points.

 

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