Ebene News – United States – Giannis (ankle) likely as Milwaukee hosts Eastern Conference leader Brooklyn

Brooklyn Nets (43-21, first in Eastern Conference) vs Milwaukee Bucks (39-24, third in Eastern Conference)

The Bucks are 24-11 in Eastern Conference games Milwaukee is sixth in the Eastern Conference with 256 assists per game led by Giannis Antetokounmpo averaging 59

Antetokounmpo missed the Bucks’ 108-98 win over Chicago on Friday, having left the first minute of a loss to the Rockets the night before with an ankle injuryAntetokounmpo limped to the locker room before returning to the bench later that night, where he sat for the rest of the game

According to ESPN, double MVP listed as probable ahead of Sunday’s elite game against the Nets

The Nets are 23-14 in the Eastern Conference game Brooklyn is fourth in the league at 3-point percentage, with 38 goals8% in team depth this season Joe Harris leads them shooting 483% from the 3 point range

The teams meet for the second time this season The Nets won 125-123 in the last game on Jan 18 James Harden led Brooklyn with 34 points and Antetokounmpo led Milwaukee with 34 points

TOP PERFORMERS: Bobby Portis ranks second on the Bucks with 71 rebounds and averages 114 points Jrue Holiday is averaging 18 points, 75 assists and 18 steals in the last 10 games for Milwaukee

Kyrie Irving is third on the Nets with an average of 269 points and adds 49 rebounds Harris averages 15 4 points and 26 rebounds shooting 512% in the last 10 games with Brooklyn

LAST 10 GAMES: Bucks: 6-4, averaging 121 points, 477 rebounds, 261 assists, 88 steals and four blocks per game shooting 491% from the field Their opponents average 1137 points on 454% shooting

Nets: 6-4, 118 averaging 3 points, 436 rebounds, 274 assists, 74 steals and 47 blocks per game while shooting 488% of the field Their opponents average 1157 points on 470% shooting

The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar

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Ebene News – United States – Giannis (ankle) likely as Milwaukee hosts Eastern Conference leader Brooklyn

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