National Basketball Association
Milwaukee 114, Detroit 93
When: 8:00 PM ET, Wednesday, November 24, 2021
Where: Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Officials: #87 Danielle Scott, #34 Kevin Cutler, #55 Bill Kennedy
Attendance: 17341

Jrue Holiday slammed home a Giannis Antetokounmpo assist 16 seconds into the game to ignite a 14-0 flurry by the host Milwaukee Bucks, who never looked back in a 114-93 wire-to-wire victory over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night.

Antetokounmpo finished with a game-high 33 points, Bobby Portis recorded a 28-point, 10-rebound double-double and Holiday pitched in with 22 points for the Bucks, who completed a 5-0 homestand with their 12th consecutive win over the Pistons.

Trey Lyles had a team-high 19 points off the bench for Detroit, which was playing on the second night of a back-to-back and suffered its fourth straight defeat.

Antetokounmpo had a dunk, another interior hoop and three free throws, while Portis added a dunk and a 3-pointer in the game-opening run, which extended into the fourth minute of the game.

The Bucks went on to lead 26-9 after a Holiday jumper at the 4:41 mark of the period, before the Pistons mounted a challenge.

Detroit rallied within six in the first quarter and got within three in the second, and was down just 71-65 after a Saddiq Bey 3-pointer near the midpoint of the third period before Milwaukee pulled away for good.

Holiday buried consecutive 3-pointers in a 10-2 burst that re-opened a double-digit advantage and led to a bench-heavy fourth quarter.

Antetokounmpo shot 12 for 17 while also finding time for seven rebounds, five assists, two steals and two blocks. Holiday led the Bucks with six assists.

Khris Middleton (11 points) and Pat Connaughton (11) also scored in double figures for the Bucks, who outshot the Pistons 48.3 percent to 35.8 percent overall and 41.7 percent to 24.4 percent on 3-pointers.

Jerami Grant and Bey backed Lyles with 13 points apiece and Saben Lee added 12 for Detroit, which was opening a five-game trip that also sends them to the West Coast.

Cade Cunningham had team highs in rebounds (eight) and assists (seven) to complement nine points for the Pistons.

--Field Level Media

Top Game Performances
Detroit   Milwaukee
Trey Lyles 19 Scoring Giannis Antetokounmpo 33
Cade Cunningham 7 Assists Jrue Holiday 6
Cade Cunningham 8 Rebounds Bobby Portis 10
Josh Jackson 4 Free Throws Made Giannis Antetokounmpo 8
Saben Lee 4 Steals Giannis Antetokounmpo 2
Hamidou Diallo 1 Blocks Giannis Antetokounmpo 2
Team Stats Summary
Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Detroit 93 35.8 11-45 14-19 16 44 1 7 9
Milwaukee 114 48.3 15-36 15-17 23 56 6 5 16
Upcoming Games
  • Milwaukee will play their next game on the road against Denver. The Bucks have a W/L % of .600 after a win and .556 after a loss.
  • Detroit will play their next game on the road against L.A. Clippers. The Pistons have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .308 after a loss.