Bulls vs. Bucks: Score, Highlights, Reaction from 2016 Regular Season

December 15th, 2016 by Scott Polacek Leave a reply »

If the Milwaukee Bucks are going to make the playoffs after last season's absence, they need to beat the mid-tier contenders in the Eastern Conference.

They did that with relative ease during a 108-97 victory over the Chicago Bulls in a Central Division clash Thursday.

The Bucks snapped a three-game losing streak and reached the .500 mark for the campaign by improving to 12-12, while the Bulls lost their second contest in a row and fell to 13-12 on the season.

It was a two-man show for Milwaukee, as Giannis Antetokounmpo stuffed the stat sheet with 30 points, 14 rebounds, three assists and three steals, while Jabari Parker added 28 points, five rebounds, three assists and two steals.

Parker and Mirza Teletovic each hit three shots from deep as the Bucks shot 55 percent from three-point range.

ESPN Stats & Info noted the two-man dominance is becoming a pattern this season:

Chicago showed a pulse in the fourth quarter, outscoring the Bucks 31-20, but it was too late after a lackluster showing. The Bulls turned the ball over 16 times and shot an abysmal 5-of-19 ...

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