The Milwaukee Bucks continue their Eastern Conference Dominance, routing the New York Knicks 132-98 last night. Now on a 12 game winning streak, Milwaukee seems ni unstoppable in the early season, adding to their last season success and seeking to conquer the Eastern Conference this year. The laser focus of Giannis coming off an MVP season is in full display in this incredible run the Bucks are on.
Here are some takeaways from this 12 game win streak from the Bucks. NBA.com highlights that this is Milwaukee’s highest winning streak since the 1981-82 season.
Now 18-3, The Bucks own the best record in the entire NBA. This is the 5th highest streak in Bucks’ history. The highest they’ve ever reached is 20 in the 1970-71 season. NBA.com also highlighted that Giannis has had double-doubles in 11 of the 12 games in this streak, only missing one in the NOV. 30th destruction of the Charlotte Hornets.
The Bucks are blowing opponents out in this streak as well. Their last two wins coming off the Hornets on Saturday by 47, and the Knicks last night by 44.
Giannis filled up the stat sheet again with 29 points and 15 rebounds along on 10-14 shooting including 3-4 threes. Khris Middleton came back strong off his contusion injury, scoring 16 points in 18 minutes of play in his first start since the injury.
The Bucks claimed victory over a reeling Knicks team, who at the bottom of the Eastern Conference is now on a 7 game losing streak. The Bucks had players step un in the likes of Donte DiVincenzo and Dj Wilson. the Ladder of which came off the bench and played valuable minutes going 8-9 from the field with 3-4 from deep including 2 back to back.
the determining factors in this game were the bucks outrageous three-point percentage at 45.7% and their control over the glass with 58 rebounds. The Bucks look to continue their dominance play the Detroit Pistons at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit on Wednesday