The Atlanta Hawks look to bounce back from a loss on Wednesday when visiting the Milwaukee Bucks. Atlanta is 31-33 and third in the Southeast Division, 12 games behind the first-place Miami Heat. The Hawks were defeated by the Detroit Pistons 113-110 on Monday. Bogdan Bogdanovic was the leading scorer for Atlanta with 22 points.
Trae Young is leading Atlanta in scoring and assists with averages of 28.0 points and 9.3 assists per game, while Clint Capela is the leading rebounder with an average of 12.1 rebounds per game. John Collins is the second leading scorer with an average of 16.6 points per game and one of eight players for Atlanta averaging double-figures in scoring. Atlanta is scoring an average of 112.5 points per game.
Milwaukee completes a back to back on Wednesday when hosting Atlanta after playing on the road Tuesday against the Oklahoma City Thunder. Milwaukee is leading the Central Division at 40-25 with a one-game lead over the Chicago Bulls. The Bucks have won four straight after defeating the Phoenix Suns 132-122 on Sunday behind 44 points from Khris Middleton.
Giannis Antetokounmpo is leading Milwaukee in scoring and rebounding with averages of 29.2 points and 11.6 rebounds per game, while Jrue Holiday is the leader in assists with an average of 6.7 assists per game. Khris Middleton is the second leading scorer with an average of 20.2 points per game and one of six players for Milwaukee averaging double-figures in scoring. The Bucks are scoring an average of 114.0 points per game.