Antetokounmpo, Middleton help Bucks extinguish Pacers

first_imgLATEST STORIES Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown The Bucks led 62-53 at the half and extended it to 93-76 entering the third quarter.Milwaukee, which ranked 25th in the NBA last season with 24.7 3-point attempts per game, continued to fire away under new coach Mike Budenholzer. The Bucks were 17 of 47, with Antetokounmpo going 0 for 7.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissMiddleton had five 3-pointers, including a four-point play that put the Bucks up 111-88 with 5:03 remaining.The Bucks were 14 of 34 beyond the arc in their 113-112 season-opening victory at Charlotte on Wednesday night. MOST READ Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Jimmy Butler dominates as Timberwolves down Cavs at home Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Indiana: Hosts Brooklyn on Saturday night.Bucks: Host New York on Monday night.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next The Bucks shook off a slow start en route to a 30-25 lead after one quarter, extending it to 62-53 at the half. Milwaukee took 26 of its 51 first-half shots from 3-point range, making eight.Antetokounmpo had 22 points and 11 rebounds in the first half.FISERV FORUM ROCKSThe Bucks’ regular-season home opener was squeezed in amongst a week of concerts at the new Fiserv Forum. Metallica played Tuesday night, followed by the Foo Fighters on Wednesday and Eagles on Thursday. The court comes up again Saturday for a show by Twenty One Pilots. The Bucks also were competing Friday night with the Brewers-Dodgers in Game 6 of the NLCS at Miller Park.UP NEXTADVERTISEMENT Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, top right, becomes entangled with Indiana Pacers forward Thaddeus Young, top left, and guard Victor Oladipo (4) as he drives to the basket during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)MILWAUKEE — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 26 points and 15 rebounds and Khris Middleton added 25 points to help the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Indiana Pacers 118-101 on Friday night.Victor Oladipo led Indiana with 25 points, and Doug McDermott added 14.ADVERTISEMENT Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal View commentslast_img read more