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Antetokounmpo has triple-double, Bucks rip Warriors 118-99

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Posted at 10:55 AM, Jan 14, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-14 11:55:47-05

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 30 points and had his third triple-double of the season to help Milwaukee rout the Golden State Warriors 118-99 on Thursday night in Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer’s return from the NBA’s COVID-19 protocols.

Antetokounmpo had 12 rebounds and 11 assists for his 28th career triple-double.

Budenholzer missed four games while in the health and safety protocols, with assistant Darvin Ham taking over as acting head coach.

The Bucks went 1-3. Milwaukee never trailed and raced to a 77-38 halftime advantage.

Antetokounmpo had 23 points, seven rebounds and seven assists in the first half. Andrew Wiggins led the Warriors with 16 points.