Antetokounmpo and the Bucks face the Suns
Phoenix Suns (33-28, fourth in the Western Conference) vs. Milwaukee Bucks (42-17, second in the Eastern Conference)
Milwaukee; Sunday, 1 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks host the Phoenix Suns. Antetokounmpo currently ranks fourth in the league averaging 31.3 points per game.
The Bucks are 25-5 in home games. Milwaukee leads the Eastern Conference in rebounding, averaging 49.3 boards. Antetokounmpo leads the Bucks with 12.0 rebounds.
The Suns are 12-18 on the road. Phoenix ranks second in the Western Conference giving up just 111.4 points while holding opponents to 46.7% shooting.
TOP PERFORMERS: Antetokounmpo is scoring 31.3 points per game and averaging 12.0 rebounds for the Bucks. Jrue Holiday is averaging 21.5 points and 5.6 rebounds over the last 10 games for Milwaukee.
Deandre Ayton is scoring 18.4 points per game with 9.9 rebounds and 2.0 assists for the Suns. Chris Paul is averaging 13.9 points and 3.9 rebounds while shooting 43.8% over the last 10 games for Phoenix.
LAST 10 GAMES: Bucks: 10-0, averaging 122.0 points, 54.3 rebounds, 24.3 assists, 5.5 steals and 4.0 blocks per game while shooting 48.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 108.9 points per game.
Suns: 7-3, averaging 112.7 points, 45.0 rebounds, 27.8 assists, 9.8 steals and 4.3 blocks per game while shooting 47.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 110.4 points.
INJURIES: Bucks: Giannis Antetokounmpo: day to day (knee), Pat Connaughton: out (calf), Wesley Matthews: out (calf).
Suns: Kevin Durant: out (knee), Landry Shamet: out (foot).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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