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Milwaukee faces San Antonio on 5-game win streak

4 months 3 weeks 4 days ago Sunday, January 05 2020 Jan 5, 2020 January 05, 2020 1:19 AM January 05, 2020 in Sports - AP - Texas

By The Associated Press

Milwaukee Bucks (32-5, first in the Eastern Conference) vs. San Antonio Spurs (14-20, ninth in the Western Conference)

San Antonio; Monday, 8 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Milwaukee is looking to build upon its five-game win streak with a victory against San Antonio.

The Spurs have gone 10-9 in home games. San Antonio ranks fourth in the Western Conference with 14.8 fast break points per game led by Dejounte Murray averaging 2.5.

The Bucks are 14-3 on the road. Milwaukee averages 14.9 turnovers per game and is 15-2 when turning the ball over more than opponents.

The teams square off for the second time this season. The Bucks won 127-118 in the last meeting on Jan. 4. Giannis Antetokounmpo led Milwaukee with 32 points, and DeMar DeRozan led San Antonio with 26 points.

TOP PERFORMERS: LaMarcus Aldridge is shooting 50.9 percent and averaging 19.4 points. DeRozan has averaged 22.2 points and 5.1 assists over the last 10 games for San Antonio.

Antetokounmpo leads the Bucks with 12.8 rebounds and averages 30.4 points. Khris Middleton has averaged 19.2 points and collected 6.2 rebounds while shooting 44.6 percent over the last 10 games for Milwaukee.

LAST 10 GAMES: Spurs: 5-5, averaging 117.2 points, 48.9 rebounds, 25.2 assists, 6.6 steals and 6.1 blocks per game while shooting 48.4 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 114.2 points on 45.8 percent shooting.

Bucks: 8-2, averaging 115.5 points, 53.3 rebounds, 26.6 assists, 7.6 steals and 8.4 blocks per game while shooting 47.5 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 104.6 points on 40.6 percent shooting.

INJURIES: Spurs: Dejounte Murray: day to day (personal).

Bucks: None listed.

The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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