Thunder vs Bucks recap: OKC routs Milwaukee minus Giannis Antetokounmpo, Damian Lillard

The OKC Thunder will host the Milwaukee Bucks at 7 p.m. Friday.

Milwaukee won't have its usual star power. Both Giannis Antetokounmpo (calf) and Damian Lillard (adductor) have been ruled out.

OKC won't be at full strength either. Josh Giddey is out due to a right hip contusion. Gordon Hayward is in the starting lineup tonight in place of Giddey.

This is the second and final meeting of the season between OKC (55-25) and Milwaukee (49-31). The Bucks earned a 118-93 home win over the Thunder on March 24.

Here's what you need to know about the matchup:

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FINAL: Thunder 125, Bucks 107

Lot of uncertainty inside the Western Conference tonight. Just not in Oklahoma City. Thunder locks up a convincing 125-107 win over the no-Giannis, no-Dame Bucks. Doc Rivers maybe waved the white flag in the third. 23-7-3 (7/21) for Shai, 22 pts on 13 shots for Chet.

Joel Lorenzi, Staff writer

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After 3: Thunder 95, Bucks 83

Bucks started that quarter 6 for 7. Ended up shooting 60% (not an exemplary quarter of OKC defense), but only won the quarter by 5. Thunder shot 4 for 9 from deep. SGA was 1 for 6.

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Half: Thunder 69, Bucks 52

OKC held Milwaukee to 36.4% shooting, 25% from 3 in the 2nd. Some good early offense from Chet, some notable hustle plays from Wiggins and Hayward. Wiggins, who has 10 pts and two steals, played that entire quarter.

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After 1: Thunder 41, Bucks 34

Thunder getting to the line, shooting 56% from the field. One of the better Shai first quarters I can remember this year. He’s got 14.

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How to watch OKC Thunder vs. Milwaukee Bucks

  • Date: Friday, April 12

  • Time: 7 p.m. CT

  • TV: KSBI (Channel 52 in OKC and Channel 6.3 in Tulsa)

  • Live Stream: Fubo (watch for free)

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Injury report for OKC Thunder vs. Milwaukee Bucks

OKC Thunder injury report

  • Josh Giddey (right hip contusion) is out.

Milwaukee Bucks injury report

  • Giannis Antetokounmpo (left soleus strain) is out. Jaylin Galloway (right ankle sprain) is out. Damian Lillard (left adductor soreness) is out. AJ Green (left ankle sprain) is out. Thanasis Antetokounmpo (left hamstring soreness) is questionable. MarJon Beauchamp (left ankle sprain) is probable.

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Projected OKC Thunder starting lineup

  • Shai Gilgeous-Alexander

  • Lu Dort

  • Jalen Williams

  • Gordon Hayward

  • Chet Holmgren

Projected Milwaukee Bucks starting lineup

  • Patrick Beverley

  • Malik Beasley

  • Khris Middleton

  • Bobby Portis

  • Brook Lopez

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