The Atlanta Hawks are (23-17) after a Sunday afternoon (111-98) victory against the (20-19) Milwaukee Bucks. Sunday’s matchup was the first of a back to back for the Atlanta Hawks who face the New York Knicks on the road on Monday January 16th.
Kent Bazemore was the leading scorer for the Hawks on Sunday. Bazemore finished the game with 24 points on (8-13) shooting from the field. Dwight Howard picked up another double-double scoring 16 points and grabbing 14 rebounds. The story of the afternoon to me was the play of new acquired Hawks forward Mike Dunleavy Jr. Off the bench, Dunleavy Jr. finished the game with 20 points going (4-5) from behind the three point line.
For the the Milwaukee Bucks, it was big night for potential Bucks all-star Giannis Antetokounmpo who finished the game with 33 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assist. Bucks big man Greg Monroe was effective off the bench finishing with 13 points. Jabari Parker finished the afternoon with 8 points, 10 rebounds and 9 assist.
The Atlanta Hawks are (3-0) against the Milwaukee Bucks during this 2016-17 NBA Season. The Hawks are in action on Monday afternoon (MLK Day) kicking off a two game road trip against the New York Knicks and they face the Detroit Pistons in Detroit on Wednesday January 18th. The Atlanta are back home on Friday January 20th as they host Jimmy Butler, Dwyane Wade the Chicago Bulls.
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