An intriguing NBA matchup will take place on Sunday night on ESPN, when the Milwaukee Bucks visit the Oklahoma City Thunder.
The Bucks have won six straight games and sit atop the Eastern Conference by one full game over Toronto. On Friday, Milwaukee outscored Charlotte by 20 points over the final 12 minutes to rally for a 108-99 home victory. The Bucks won despite missing 25 of their 31 three-point attempts.
All-Star captain Giannis Antetokounmpo led all scorers with 34 points and pulled down 14 rebounds. Malcolm Brogdon chipped in 19 points and five rebounds for the Bucks.
The Oklahoma City Thunder have won four games in a row and are currently in third place in the Western Conference standings. On Thursday, Oklahoma City built a 12-point halftime lead and managed to hold on for a 122-116 home victory versus New Orleans. The Thunder dominated the Pelicans on the glass by a 58-42 margin and shot 50 percent from the field.
Russell Westbrook and Paul George led a balanced Oklahoma City scoring attack with 23 points apiece. Steven Adams contributed 20 points and 13 rebounds for the Thunder.