In the first game of a Wednesday night NBA doubleheader on ESPN, the Milwaukee Bucks will invade the Toyota Center to take on the Houston Rockets.
The Bucks have lost eight of their previous ten games and lead Toronto by percentage points for the best record in the league. On Monday, Milwaukee outscored visiting Utah by 15 points during the fourth quarter of a 114-102 victory. The Bucks assisted on 27 of their 46 made field goals and shot 47 percent overall.
Milwaukee F Giannis Antetokounmpo led all scorers with 30 points and grabbed ten rebounds. Brook Lopez chipped in 15 points and eight rebounds for the Bucks.
The Houston Rockets have won 14 of their 19 home games so far this season and are currently in fifth place in the Western Conference standings. On Monday, Houston exploded for 70 points during the first half of a convincing 125-113 home victory versus Denver. The Rockets connected on 22-of-47 from long distance and shot 50 percent overall.
Reigning MVP James Harden tallied game high 32 points in 18 field goal attempts and dished out 14 assists. Clint Capela contributed 31 points and nine rebounds for the Rockets.