the hawks of Atlanta They continue to show that they want to secure their place in the playoffs early, especially after the victory they achieved against the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday.
The team sealed the third loss of the season for Giannis Antetokoumpo's men with a score of 106-121. The fact also caused the team to lose the leadership of the Eastern Conference and be overtaken by the Boston Celtics.
The Bucks recovered for this game the Greek star, who scored 27 points. However, this was not enough to overcome the Hawks, who managed their actions very well to secure the advantage on the scoreboard.
“I think our guards did a good job of setting the pace and making our opponent work on the defensive end. Also, defensively we didn't let up at any time,” said coach Nate McMillan.
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DeAndre Hunter was the top scorer for Atlanta with 24 points. He was followed by Trae Young, who scored 21 points to remain one of the líderIt's offensive to the franchise.
For the rest of the day:
- Pistons vs. Raptors (111-115)
- Magic vs. Hornets (105-112)
- Heat vs. Suns (113-112)
- Rockets vs. Clippers (106-122)
- Warriors vs. Spurs (132-95)