NBA: Giannis Antetokounmpo scores 49 points, Milwaukee prevails over Brooklyn

Game recap
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 49 points, Khris Middleton had 26 points, as Milwaukee Bucks defeated Brooklyn Nets, 117-114, on May 2, 2021. Kevin Durant scored 42 points for Brooklyn Nets.
Milwaukee Bucks logo

Milwaukee Bucks

PLAYER MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
Giannis Antetokounmpo 35 8 4 1 3 49
Khris Middleton 36 11 6 2 0 26
Jrue Holiday 36 5 4 1 1 18
Bryn Forbes 18 1 0 0 0 12
Brook Lopez 25 6 0 1 5 4
Pat Connaughton 23 2 2 3 1 3
P.J. Tucker 23 2 2 1 0 3
Jeff Teague 10 2 0 0 0 2
Donte Divincenzo 30 8 1 0 1 0
Brooklyn Nets logo

Brooklyn Nets

PLAYER MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
Kevin Durant 39 10 2 1 0 42
Kyrie Irving 36 7 6 2 0 20
Landry Shamet 27 3 2 0 0 17
Blake Griffin 18 7 1 0 0 11
Deandre Jordan 23 11 0 1 1 10
Jeff Green 33 6 2 0 0 7
Joe Harris 34 5 1 0 0 5
Alize Johnson 3 1 0 1 0 2
Tyler Johnson 11 2 3 0 0 0
Bruce Brown 4 1 0 0 0 0
Mike James 5 0 1 0 0 0

Milwaukee Bucks Vs Brooklyn Nets

Game notes

Giannis Antetokounmpo

Giannis Antetokounmpo

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 49 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA). His previous record was 47 points scored in a April 03, 2021 game against Portland Trail Blazers (109-127 win). He scored 40 points or more 4 times this season in NBA games.

Khris Middleton

Khris Middleton

Khris Middleton scored 20 points or more for the 34th time in 62 NBA games this season. He has done it 18 times on the road, and 16 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 33. He recorded it on a April 30, 2021 game against Houston Rockets (143-136 loss).

Khris Middleton grabbed 10 rebounds or more for the 3th time in 62 NBA games this season. His season-high in rebounds is 14. He recorded it on a December 24, 2020 game against Boston Celtics (122-121 loss).

Jrue Holiday

Jrue Holiday

Jrue Holiday scored 10 points or more for the 48th time in 52 NBA games this season. He has done it 27 times on the road, and 21 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 33. He recorded it on a April 04, 2021 game against Sacramento Kings (128-129 win).

Bryn Forbes

Bryn Forbes

Bryn Forbes scored 10 points or more for the 33th time in 63 NBA games this season. He has done it 15 times on the road, and 18 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 30. He recorded it on a April 30, 2021 game against Houston Rockets (143-136 loss).

Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant tied his season-high in scoring with 42 points (in NBA). He scored 40 points or more 3 times this season in NBA games.

Kevin Durant grabbed 10 rebounds or more for the 7th time in 28 NBA games this season. His season-high in rebounds is 13. He recorded it on a January 26, 2021 game against Miami Heat (98-85 win).

Kevin Durant made 7 three-pointers and set his new season-high in three-points made (in NBA). His previous record was 5 three-points made in a January 17, 2021 game against Orlando Magic (122-115 win). He made 5 three-point shots or more 1 times this season in NBA games.

Deandre Jordan

Deandre Jordan

Deandre Jordan scored 10 points or more for the 19th time in 55 NBA games this season. He has done it 11 times on the road, and 8 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 14. He recorded it on a March 14, 2021 game against Detroit Pistons (100-95 win).

Deandre Jordan grabbed 10 rebounds or more for the 14th time in 55 NBA games this season. His season-high in rebounds is 14. He recorded it on a April 15, 2021 game against Philadelphia 76ers (123-117 loss).

Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving scored 20 points or more for the 38th time in 48 NBA games this season. He has done it 20 times on the road, and 18 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 43. He recorded it on a March 20, 2021 game against Orlando Magic (121-113 loss).

Landry Shamet

Landry Shamet

Landry Shamet scored 10 points or more for the 25th time in 54 NBA games this season. He has done it 18 times on the road, and 7 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 30. He recorded it on a April 18, 2021 game against Miami Heat (109-107 loss).

Blake Griffin

Blake Griffin

Blake Griffin scored 10 points or more for the 23th time in 39 NBA games this season. He has done it 10 times on the road, and 13 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 26. He recorded it on a December 27, 2020 game against Detroit Pistons (119-128 loss).

Boxscore glossary

Basketball stats abbreviations

  • MIN: Minutes played
  • 2M-2A: Two-points field goal made, attempted
  • 3M-3A: Three-points field goal made, attempted
  • FG%: Field goal percentage
  • 1M-1A: Free throws made, attempted
  • 1%: Free throw percentage
  • Or: Offensive rebounds
  • Dr: Defensive rebounds
  • Reb: Total rebounds
  • Ast: Assists
  • Stl: Steals
  • Blk: Blocks
  • Fo: Personal fouls
  • Pts: Points scored
  • Eff: Efficiency

If a player records double digits in a game in two of the PTS, REB, AST, STL or BLK statistics, he has a double-double. If he does it in three of this categories, he has a triple-double. If he does it in four categories he has a quadruple-double. Having a triple-double is considered as having a great game. Quadruple-doubles are extremely rare. Having one constitutes an historical performance. The last NBA player to record a quadruple double is David Robinson: it happened on February 17, 1994