The Milwaukee Bucks (hereinafter referred to as Milwaukee), who returned to Chris Middleton (31) and became active as a whole, continued their eight-game winning streak.
Milwaukee beat the Portland Trail Blazers (hereinafter referred to as Portland) by 127-108, 19 points in the NBA 2022-23 regular season away game held at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon, USA on the afternoon of the메이저사이트 7th (Korean time). With this, Milwaukee maintained a 1-game gap with Boston, who ranked first overall in the NBA, with 37 wins and 17 losses. (Portland 26-28)
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 24 points, 13 rebounds and 8 assists, Brook Lopez scored 27 points and 9 rebounds, and Jeru Halladay scored 20 points, 4 rebounds and 8 assists. Portland had Damian Lillard with 28 points, 4 rebounds and 5 assists, and Anfernie Simons with 21 points and 5 assists.
Milwaukee wanted to continue its good momentum from the first quarter, recording 9 wins and 1 loss in the last 10 games. In particular, Milwaukee ended the first quarter with a 30-22, 8-point lead by taking advantage of the starting lineup + bench lineup where Middleton was mixed.
Lopez ran a scorer that scored as many as 17 points by the middle of the second quarter, and Antetokounmpo, Holliday, and Middleton alternately produced points. In response, Portland’s struggles between Lillard and Simons continued, but failed to narrow the score gap. Thus, Milwaukee ended the first half with a 58-48, 10-point lead.
In the third quarter, Portland seemed to be chasing after Lillard, who was freed from the shackles of Halladay, scored 10 points in a row, but the performance of Milwaukee’s bench players made it difficult to take the lead. In addition, Halladay added points with a pull-up jumper, consecutive layups, and a stepback 3-pointer. Then Milwaukee succeeded in running away to 123-105, 18 points.
Lillard raised the gear again at the beginning of the fourth quarter and produced points to pursue, but failed to accumulate points to pursue thanks to outside shots by Marzon Beauchamp and Pat Connorton. In this situation, Halladay exploded a stepback 3-pointer with 5 minutes and 24 seconds left in the game. Halladay’s score was the net, and Portland called all of its starting players to the bench.
Afterwards, Milwaukee defeated Portland by 127-108, 19 points at the end of garbage time.