Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 13 of his 26 points in Milwaukee's big third quarter and the Bucks beat the Detroit Pistons 120-99 on Wednesday night to take a 2-0 lead in the first-round playoff series.
2019 ScheduleAll times ET
- 3/2W 129-93
- 3/3W 112-107
- 3/6W 131-114
- 3/8W 112-104
- 3/10W 131-108
- 3/11L 103-75
- 3/13L 108-74
- 3/15W 111-97
- 3/17W 110-107
- 3/18L 126-119
- 3/21W 118-98
- 3/23L 117-112
- 3/24L 121-114
- 3/26L 95-92
- 3/28W 115-98
- 3/30W 99-90
- 4/1L 111-102
- 4/3L 108-89
- 4/5L 123-110
- 4/7L 104-91
- 4/9W 100-93
- 4/10W 115-89
- 4/14L 121-86
- 4/17L 120-99
- 4/20h:mm a z, US/Eastern
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Without Blake Griffin, the Detroit Pistons were no match for the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday, as the Bucks breezed to a 121-86 victory in Game 1 of their NBA playoff series.
Giannis Antetokounmpo had 24 points and 17 rebounds in just 24 minutes, and the top-seeded Milwaukee Bucks showed they were serious about making a playoff run with a 121-86 rout of the Detroit Pistons in Game 1 on Sunday night.
Blake Griffin will not play in the Detroit Pistons' opening playoff game against the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday, coach Dwane Casey said.
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Pistons forward Blake Griffin, who missed the regular-season finale as he's been dealing with a troublesome left knee, is still day-to-day heading into Sunday's playoff opener vs. the Bucks.
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Even without Blake Griffin, the Pistons were able to secure the final playoff berth in the Eastern Conference on Wednesday with a win over the Knicks. The Hornets, needing a win and a Pistons loss to get in, fell to Orlando.
Luke Kennard scored 27 points, Reggie Jackson had 21 and Andre Drummond added 20 points and 18 rebounds as the Detroit Pistons locked up the Eastern Conference's final playoff spot with a 115-89 victory over the New York Knicks on Wednesday night.
With Blake Griffin out again with a sore left knee, the Pistons won their regular-season finale to clinch the eighth seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs.
Detroit overcame a 19-point halftime deficit to beat the Grizzlies on Tuesday night and keep its playoff hopes alive.
Andre Drummond had 20 points and 17 rebounds and Ish Smith matched a season high with 22 points, helping the Detroit Pistons come back from a 22-point deficit to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 100-93 Tuesday night and cling to a spot in the playoffs.
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