MILWAUKEE – Pat Connaughton made seven 3-pointers and scored 23 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks avenged an embarrassing loss from the second game of the season, beating the Miami Heat 124-102 despite playing without Giannis Antetokounmpo. Milwaukee led by as many as 31 points in the second half against a depleted Heat team missing Jimmy Butler and Bam Adebayo due to injuries. Antetokounmpo sat out with a right calf injury.
Zak Hanshew recaps all of Saturday's NBA games, including Bobby Portis' huge game, Zeke Nnaji's career night, and the Spurs' win in Golden State. (Handout Photo-USA TODAY Sports)
Heat’s Spoelstra on the blowout loss to the Bucks Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra talks about the Heat's loss to the Milwaukee Bucks, 124-102, in Milwaukee on Saturday, December 4, 2021.