Hawks vs Bucks Wednesday: Score, Highlights, Stats, More

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Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks (31-34) took on Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks (40-27) during the Wednesday NBA slate. It was the Bucks who won 124-115.

There wasn’t much resistance from the Hawks in this one after the Bucks got off to a strong start. Giannis Antetokounpmo finished with 43 points, 12 rebounds, and five assists.

The Bucks received 20-points outings vs Hawks each from Khris Middleton (23) and Bobby Portis (23) in addition to the big game from Antetokounmpo.

Trae Young was solid with 27 points on strong efficiency. However, the Hawks shot 11-38 (28.9%) in this matchup and that’s not something you can do and consistently win vs Bucks.

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There’s a lot for both teams to play for in this matchup. For the Hawks, they are sitting at the 10th spot in the Eastern Conference standings with the ability to move up with some wins.

The Bucks are very much in the mix for a top seed in the Eastern Conference but also need to stay sharp or they could find themselves getting passed up with a losing streak.

For the Bucks, they have been firing on all cylinders as of late as they have won five consecutive games. Will they push that to six with a win against the Hawks?

The matchup of Giannis Antetokounmpo vs Trae Young will be an intriguing element to this game. Atlanta has little to offer in terms of resistance for the “Greek Freak” while Young can shoot it from the parking lot.

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