‘Despite Adetokunbo’s 54 points,’ Milwaukee falls short in upset over Indiana

The Milwaukee Bucks tasted the bitterness of a come-from-behind loss despite a big game from Yannis Adetokunbo.

Despite a 54-point performance from 바카라사이트 Adetokunbo, Milwaukee fell 124-126 to the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday (Nov. 10) at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Gainesville, Indiana, in the 2023-2024 regular season.

Nov 9, 2023; Indianapolis, Indiana, USA; Indiana Pacers forward Bruce Brown (11) and Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) fight for a loose ball in the second half at Gainbridge Fieldhouse. Mandatory Credit: Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports/2023-11-10 12:24:28/

Milwaukee, which was without guard Damian Lillard with a sore calf, led 66-60 at halftime behind Adetokunbo, who scored 26 points in the first half, and Khris Middleton (19 points).

Indiana rallied behind Tyreese Halliburton (29 points). Halliburton hit a 3-pointer with 1:29 left in the fourth quarter to make it 122-121.

Fighting back, Milwaukee couldn’t catch up as Adetokunbo committed two turnovers, and Indiana capitalized on free throws from the foul line to seal the win.

In the third quarter, Milwaukee first-year head coach Adrian Griffin was ejected for two technical fouls for protesting a call.

“Adetokunbo is getting hit (by opposing defenders),” Griffin said, “and I’m going to be vocal about that.”

Elsewhere, the Atlanta Hawks beat the Orlando Magic 120-119 at the Mexico City Arena in Mexico City behind 41 points from Trae Young and a come-from-behind 3-pointer from Deronzo Murray.

Murray hit the game-winning 3-pointer off a pass from Trae Young with 31 seconds left in regulation, trailing 117-119.

Orlando went for a final offense, but Makele Fultz was stolen by Young to kill the chance.

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