Giannis Antetokounmpo had 28 points and 11 rebounds in his return to the lineup, Eric Bledsoe added 29 points and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Brooklyn Nets 131-121 on Monday night.
Reserve guard George Hill chipped in 22 points while Brook Lopez and Sterling Brown each scored 14 for the Bucks, who played without All-Star forward Khris Middleton because of soreness in his left groin.
Milwaukee was unable to clinch the best record in the Eastern Conference because Toronto won earlier Monday.
D'Angelo Russell had 28 points and 10 rebounds for the Nets, who remained seventh in the East after losses by Detroit and Miami. Caris LeVert had 24 points off the bench. >> Read more
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D-Lo had the Nets bench searching for this floater pic.twitter.com/mfaXsJQH1o- Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) April 1, 2019
The Nets host the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at Barclays Center.