Philadelphia plays Milwaukee on 3-game road slide
Philadelphia 76ers (51-26, third in the Eastern Conference) vs. Milwaukee Bucks (55-22, first in the Eastern Conference)
Milwaukee; Sunday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Philadelphia travels to Milwaukee looking to break its three-game road skid.
The Bucks have gone 32-16 against Eastern Conference teams. Milwaukee is third in the Eastern Conference with 25.6 assists per game led by Jrue Holiday averaging 7.3.
The 76ers are 31-16 in Eastern Conference play. Philadelphia ranks seventh in the Eastern Conference with 25.1 assists per game led by James Harden averaging 10.9.
The teams play for the fourth time this season. In the last matchup on March 5 the 76ers won 133-130 led by 38 points from Harden, while Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 34 points for the Bucks.
TOP PERFORMERS: Antetokounmpo is averaging 31.1 points, 11.8 rebounds and 5.6 assists for the Bucks. Brook Lopez is averaging 16.4 points, 6.8 rebounds and 2.1 blocks over the past 10 games for Milwaukee.
Joel Embiid is averaging 33 points, 10.2 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 1.7 blocks for the 76ers. Tyrese Maxey is averaging 23.2 points and 4.5 assists over the last 10 games for Philadelphia.
LAST 10 GAMES: Bucks: 7-3, averaging 124.4 points, 46.9 rebounds, 28.4 assists, 5.5 steals and 4.9 blocks per game while shooting 50.9% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 121.0 points per game.
76ers: 6-4, averaging 116.2 points, 43.0 rebounds, 25.3 assists, 8.2 steals and 5.4 blocks per game while shooting 49.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 109.1 points.
INJURIES: Bucks: Meyers Leonard: out (calf).
76ers: Tobias Harris: day to day (illness).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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