In a rematch of a Christmas Day clash, the New York Knicks and Milwaukee Bucks will shift the scene to Fiserv Forum on Thursday night.
The Knicks have lost five straight games and are tied for the most losses in the league. On Tuesday, New York shot just 37 percent from the field during a 109-95 loss versus Milwaukee. The Knicks missed 26 of their 32 long range attempts and turned the ball over 15 times in defeat.
All five New York starters scored in double figures and were led by rookie Kevin Knox with 21 points. Noah Vonleh added 14 points and 15 rebounds in a losing effort for the Knicks.
The Milwaukee Bucks have won 14 of their first 17 games in their brand new arena and are currently one game behind Toronto for the top spot in the Eastern Conference standings. On Christmas Day, Milwaukee outscored New York by 14 points during the third quarter and never looked back. The Bucks turned the ball over just eight times and shot 45 percent from the field.
MVP candidate Giannis Antetokounmpo tallied a game high 30 points and pulled down 14 rebounds. Brook Lopez converted all nine of his free throw attempts and chipped in 20 points.