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Giannis Antetokounmpo inspires Milwaukee Bucks comeback win over Miami Heat

Saturday 16 March 2019 07:52, UK

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Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 33 for Milwaukee Bucks as they produced a fantastic comeback to beat Miami Heat, having trailed by 20 points at half-time

Giannis Antetokounmpo posted his 49th double-double of the season to inspire the Milwaukee Bucks to a comeback victory over the Miami Heat.

The Eastern Conference leaders trailed by 23 points in the first quarter and were 62-42 down at half-time before erupting for 71 second-half points to turn the game around.

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The Bucks outscored Miami 37-18 in the third quarter and 34-18 in the fourth to roll to a 113-98 win.

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Antetokounmpo tallied 33 points, 16 rebounds and nine assists to lead the Bucks to an NBA-best 16th in games where they have trailed by 10 or more points.

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The regular season MVP favourite connected on 12 of his 19 points and also added two steals and three blocks.

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Antetokounmpo received support from his team-mates Khris Middleton (21 points, eight assists) and Eric Bledsoe (17 points, five assists) as the Bucks recorded their league-best 25th road win of the season.

Friday night's scores

  • Phoenix Suns 102-108 Houston Rockets
  • Milwaukee Bucks 113-98 Miami Heat
  • Los Angeles Lakers 97-111 Detroit Pistons
  • Sacramento Kings 114-123 Philadelphia 76ers
  • Portland Trail Blazers 122-110 New Orleans Pelicans
  • Chicago Bulls 121-128 Los Angeles Clippers
  • Charlotte Hornets 116-110 Washington Wizards
  • New York Knicks 83-109 San Antonio Spurs

Click the video at the top of the page to watch Giannis' stellar all-round display.

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