|Khris Middleton scored 23 points, including five three-pointers for the Bucks. (Photo by=Getty Images)|
[Asia News = Reporter Reakkana] Giannis Antetokounmpo hit his third triple-double of the season as the Milwaukee Bucks secured a 118-99 win over the Golden State Warriors. BBC said that the 27-year-old notched 30 points, 12 rebounds, and 11 assists to help the champions end a two-game losing streak and secure their second win in six.
Khris Middleton hit five three-pointers in a 23-point haul while Bobby Portis scored 20 points.
The victory helps the Bucks keep pace with the Eastern Conference leaders. Mike Budenholzer's side lies fourth in the standings, behind the Chicago Bulls, Miami Heat, and the Brooklyn Nets. Stephen Curry made 12 points, eight rebounds, and four assists for the Warriors, with Andrew Wiggins top-scoring for the visitors with 16 points. "We know we're the defending champs, everybody's going to come hard at us," Antetokounmpo said. "But at the end of the day, it's about us."
Elsewhere, the Memphis Grizzlies pulled away late to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 116-108 and extend their winning streak to 11 games. The Grizzlies trailed by seven points at half-time but battled back to lead 90-84 going into the final quarter, with Ja Morant contributing 16 points with nine assists and eight rebounds in another impressive display. Anthony Edwards led Minnesota's charge with 30 points while D'Angelo Russell scored 29.