HOUSTON – Giannis Antetokounmpo did not participate in the debate about whether he should be the lead of MVP after the Milwaukee Bucks were directed to influence the Houston Rockets and the JamesVarden MVP last year on Wednesday night.
The young star was just happy with his team to win Houston to win.
"Everything I need to win is," said Antetokounmpo. "I know how to win and do what is needed to help your partners and leave everything on the floor that every nothing to look after, the titles and what. "
Antetokounmpo clarified 27 points and took 21 quarterly rounds to help the Milwaukee Bucks to meet 42-point performance.
In this game of early drivers for MVP, Harden and his companions were haunted in the past quarter in the third quarter that was thrown into the fourth and left 15 points down.
"We have just been moving and safeguarding, I think we've got 38 points in that quarter – too much at home – so you Going, "said Harden. "We can not get rid of the move. We can not find out where we want to go because we can not stop it get there. "
Milwaukee managed 13-point points with about five minutes before Houston used a 8-0 run, which started two pages from Harden, cut the cut to 107-102. The Bucks got rid of Eric Bledsoe before Harden asked the following four points to get Houston in 109-106 with 2 1/2 minutes left.
Antetokounmpo made one of two free throws for the Milwaukee lead to four points with about 90 seconds left. Harden lost the third point just before Antetokounmpo layup layup on the other to make it 112-106 with 40 seconds; left.
Harden lost 3 seconds later and the Bucks put four times free there to get their seventh victory in eight games.
Harden is the sixth game of 40 points in the last eight games and has moved 30 points or more in just 14 games, this is the longest struggle since Tracy McGrady did in in 2003. He killed 6 of 16 on three marks at least five in the last 11 games.
Clinton Capela, Houston, had a clint to play a game just 4 out of 16 after he was going to play. Upstairs 31 points in winning over the Monday Games. It ended with 18 points and 13 concepts.
Mike D 's Antony coach believed for the great two Milwaukee defense of Brook Lopez and Antetokounmpo to make things busy in Capela.
"They're building at the edge," said Dona Antoni. "They did a good job and cost some of our campaigns, and we were not just sharp and we tried to put some things up under the basket."
The Bucks clarified the first six points of the fourth quarter to run a row, they started in the third quarter to 15-0 and made it 98-83 with about 10 minutes left.
The Rockets got their first visit from 4:32 a mark of the third season when P.J Tucker made a point 3 a few seconds later.
Houston was headed by 6 at half-time after 23 points with Harden, but the Bucks opened the third season with a 11-3 run to lead 65-63 lead by around 9 minutes left in the quarter. Milwaukee received four points from Malcolm Brogdon and three from Antetokounmpo in that part.
The Rockets got five quick points from Gerald Green to run 7-0 again in the third place they put up 75-70.
The Bucks went down later in the verse before using a spirit of 17-1 to complete the & # 39; quarter and 92-83 guide for the fourth place. That run included a 9-0 run in the last 1:19 of the quartile built by Antetokounmpo at the sequel.
Bucks: D.J. Wilson lost his second straight game with a broken bag. … Brogdon ended with 24 points. … Khris Middleton added 15 points.
Rockets: Chris Paul played his ninth game in a string with a left-wing basket. Eric Gordon lost the fifth game with just a knee just pushed. … Houston removed 18 of 48 on 3 points.
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An unusual player came in the third quarter when Antetokounmpo threw a pass over the way and jumped from Harden's front and back at Antetokounmpo, who destroyed Ersan Ilyasova for 3. A defender dropped slowly to his. court after hitting only He got up quickly and it seemed like it was OK.
Antetokounmpo felt badly hit Harden in front of him and said he had an excuse.
"It was saddened because it was so hard that the ball could leave from one side of the floor to the other side of the floor, so you know how hard the pass was," he said . "It's a disaster, but I'm so glad it's going back to me."
Harden said he never saw him coming.
"I did not even know what happened," said Harden. "I think the ball came back into the hands … I would like to see it."
Bucks: visit to Washington on Friday night.
Rockets: Helping Cavaliers on Friday night.