Antetokounmpo leads Milwaukee into matchup with Orlando


Orlando Magic (21-47, 13th in the Eastern Conference) v Milwaukee Bucks (43-25, 3rd in the Eastern Conference)

Milwaukee; Tuesday, 9 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM: Giannis Antetokounmpo leads Milwaukee into a matchup with Orlando. He is fifth in the league and scores 28.2 points per game.

The Bucks have gone against the Eastern Conference teams between 27 and 11. Milwaukee is 42-22 in games if he scores at least 100 points.

The magic is 13-25 in the Eastern Conference game. Orlando ranks eighth in the league with 45.3 rebounds per game. Wendell Carter Jr. leads the magic with 8.4.

The teams meet for the third time this season. The Bucks won 124-87 in their last matchup on April 11th. Khris Middleton led Milwaukee with 21 points and Mo Bamba led Orlando with 21 points.

TOP PERFORMERS: Antetokounmpo shoots 56.6% and an average of 28.2 points. Bryn Forbes scores 52.9% and averaged 12.7 points in the last 10 games for Milwaukee.

Cole Anthony is fourth at Magic averaging 12.3 points while adding 4.6 rebounds and 4.2 assists per game. Moritz Wagner has scored an average of 1.6 3-point points and 11.1 points in the last 10 games for Orlando.

LAST 10 MATCHES: Dollars: 7-3, averaging 123.6 points, 46.5 rebounds, 26 assists, eight steals, and 5.4 blocks per game while 50.1% is shot off the field. Your opponents averaged 119.5 points at 46.8% shooting.

Magic: 3-7, averaging 103.4 points, 44.6 rebounds, 19.2 assists, 6.7 steals, and 5.2 blocks per game, while 42.2% is shot from the field. Your opponents averaged 118.1 points at 48.3% shooting.

INJURIES: Dollar: Axel Toupane: out (diagonally).

Magic: Otto Porter Jr .: Off (foot), Wendell Carter Jr .: Day by day (eye), Markelle Fultz: Off for the season (knee), Michael Carter-Williams: Off (ankle), Jonathan Isaac: Off for the season (knee), Terrence Ross: out (back), Chuma Okeke: out (ankle), James Ennis III: out (calf).


Janet Smith