Antetokounmpo and the Bucks face the Spurs

1 year 10 months 1 week ago Sunday, March 10 2019 Mar 10, 2019 March 10, 2019 1:16 AM March 10, 2019 in Sports - AP - Texas

By The Associated Press

Milwaukee Bucks (50-16, first in the Eastern Conference) vs. San Antonio Spurs (37-29, eighth in the Western Conference)

San Antonio; Sunday, 8 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: Giannis Antetokounmpo leads Milwaukee into a matchup with San Antonio. He currently ranks eighth in the league scoring 27.0 points per game.

The Spurs have gone 25-7 at home. San Antonio is 7-4 in one-possession games.

The Bucks are 23-11 in road games. Milwaukee averages 14 turnovers per game and is 24-10 when turning the ball over more than opponents. The Bucks earned a victory in the last meeting between these two teams on Nov. 24. Antetokounmpo led Milwaukee with 34 points and DeMar DeRozan led San Antonio with 34 points.

TOP PERFORMERS: DeRozan has averaged 21.4 points and 6.2 rebounds for the Spurs. LaMarcus Aldridge has averaged 20.9 points and 8.5 rebounds while shooting 48.9 percent over the last 10 games for San Antonio.

Antetokounmpo has averaged 27 points and 12.6 rebounds for the Bucks. Khris Middleton has averaged 6.5 rebounds and added 19 points per game over the last 10 games for Milwaukee.

LAST 10 GAMES: Bucks: 8-2, averaging 119.7 points, 52.6 rebounds, 24.8 assists, 5.8 steals and 6.5 blocks per game while shooting 45.9 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 112.9 points on 44.4 percent shooting.

Spurs: 5-5, averaging 108.7 points, 46.3 rebounds, 21.8 assists, 5.5 steals and 5.6 blocks per game while shooting 46.8 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 111.2 points on 45.6 percent shooting.

Spurs Injuries: Dejounte Murray: out for season (knee), Rudy Gay: day to day (illness).

Bucks Injuries: Sterling Brown: out (wrist), George Hill: out (adductor).

The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by HERO Sports, and data from Sportradar.

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