Bucks fall to Nuggets 128-97, snapping five-game winning streak
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Nikola Jokic had 37 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds for his ninth triple-double of the season and 50th of his career, and the Denver Nuggets trounced Milwaukee 128-97 to snap the Bucks' five-game winning streak.
Jamal Murray added 24 points as the Nuggets earned their third straight victory and showed no signs of wear one night after winning 118-112 at Chicago.
Denver handed Milwaukee its most lopsided loss of the year.
The Nuggets shot 55.8% for the highest field-goal percentage by any Bucks opponent this season.
Giannis Antetokounmpo had 27 points and eight rebounds for Milwaukee as the Bucks finished an eight-game homestand.
Finishing the first half of the season in Memphis on Thursday.— Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks) March 3, 2021