Giannis Antetokounmpo came back from a two-game absence and scored 27 points on his 27th birthday to help the Milwaukee Bucks defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers 112-104 on Monday night. The two-time MVP also had 12 rebounds in his return from a sore right calf as the Bucks won for the 10th time in 11 games. Milwaukee split the two games it played without Antetokounmpo, losing 97-93 at Toronto and rolling to a 124-102 home victory over Miami.
Photos from Cavaliers vs. Bucks, Dec. 6, 2021.
On a blustery Milwaukee night, the Bucks would knock off the Cleveland Cavaliers by a 112-104 score. Both Milwaukee and Cleveland would be even after one quarter of play in this one, with the score being tied at 24-24 after one. Cleveland would take four threes and convert all of them in the first period.