NBA: Giannis Antetokounmpo drops 40 points, Milwaukee knocks off Charlotte

Game recap
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 40 points, Grayson Allen had 16 points, as Milwaukee Bucks defeated Charlotte Hornets, 127-125, on Dec 2, 2021. LaMelo Ball scored 36 points for Charlotte Hornets.
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Milwaukee Bucks

PLAYER MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
Giannis Antetokounmpo 38 12 9 1 0 40
Khris Middleton 33 6 5 0 0 21
Grayson Allen 30 7 2 2 0 16
Jrue Holiday 38 4 7 2 1 11
Pat Connaughton 27 2 3 2 0 11
George Hill 28 3 0 1 0 11
Bobby Portis 26 7 1 1 0 10
DeMarcus Cousins 15 4 1 1 0 7
Rodney Hood 6 0 1 0 0 0
Thanasis Antetokounmpo 1 0 0 0 0 0
Team 240 45 29 10 1 127
Charlotte Hornets logo

Charlotte Hornets

PLAYER MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
LaMelo Ball 41 5 9 3 1 36
Kelly Oubre 31 2 1 1 0 25
Miles Bridges 35 9 1 0 2 22
Gordon Hayward 32 3 5 1 2 18
Terry Rozier 38 3 8 3 1 10
P.J. Washington 36 10 4 0 1 9
Jalen McDaniels 23 4 1 0 2 5
Ishmael Smith 3 0 1 0 0 0
Nick Richards 1 0 0 0 0 0
Team 240 36 30 8 9 125

Milwaukee Bucks Vs Charlotte Hornets

Game notes

Giannis Antetokounmpo

Giannis Antetokounmpo

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 40 points or more for the 3th time in 21 NBA games this season. He has done it 0 times on the road, and 3 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 47. He recorded it on a November 18, 2021 game against Los Angeles Lakers (109-102 win).

Giannis Antetokounmpo grabbed 10 rebounds or more for the 11th time in 21 NBA games this season. His season-high in rebounds is 20. He recorded it on a November 21, 2021 game against Orlando Magic (117-108 win).

Grayson Allen

Grayson Allen

Grayson Allen scored 10 points or more for the 18th time in 22 NBA games this season. He has done it 9 times on the road, and 9 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 25. He recorded it on a November 10, 2021 game against Philadelphia 76ers (109-118 win).

Khris Middleton

Khris Middleton

Khris Middleton scored 20 points or more for the 4th time in 14 NBA games this season. He has done it 2 times on the road, and 2 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 28. He recorded it on a October 24, 2021 game against San Antonio Spurs (111-121 win).

Jrue Holiday

Jrue Holiday

Jrue Holiday scored 10 points or more for the 14th time in 16 NBA games this season. He has done it 7 times on the road, and 7 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 23. He recorded it on a November 28, 2021 game against Indiana Pacers (100-118 win).

Pat Connaughton

Pat Connaughton

Pat Connaughton scored 10 points or more for the 14th time in 22 NBA games this season. He has done it 8 times on the road, and 6 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 23. He recorded it on a November 11, 2021 game against New York Knicks (100-112 win).

Bobby Portis

Bobby Portis

Bobby Portis scored 10 points or more for the 15th time in 17 NBA games this season. He has done it 8 times on the road, and 7 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 28. He recorded it on a November 25, 2021 game against Detroit Pistons (114-93 win).

George Hill

George Hill

George Hill scored 10 points or more for the 7th time in 21 NBA games this season. He has done it 3 times on the road, and 4 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 16. He recorded it on a November 13, 2021 game against Boston Celtics (122-113 loss).

LaMelo Ball

LaMelo Ball

LaMelo Ball scored 36 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA). His previous record was 32 points scored in a November 20, 2021 game against Indiana Pacers (121-118 win). He scored 30 points or more 4 times this season in NBA games.

LaMelo Ball made 8 three-pointers and set his new season-high in three-points made (in NBA). His previous record was 7 three-points made in a October 26, 2021 game against Boston Celtics (129-140 loss). He made 5 three-point shots or more 1 times this season in NBA games.

Gordon Hayward

Gordon Hayward

Gordon Hayward scored 10 points or more for the 20th time in 24 NBA games this season. He has done it 13 times on the road, and 7 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 27. He recorded it on a October 21, 2021 game against Indiana Pacers (123-122 win).

Miles Bridges

Miles Bridges

Miles Bridges scored 20 points or more for the 12th time in 24 NBA games this season. He has done it 9 times on the road, and 3 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 35. He recorded it on a November 21, 2021 game against Atlanta Hawks (115-105 loss).

Kelly Oubre

Kelly Oubre

Kelly Oubre scored 20 points or more for the 7th time in 24 NBA games this season. He has done it 5 times on the road, and 2 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 37. He recorded it on a November 11, 2021 game against Memphis Grizzlies (108-118 win).

Kelly Oubre made 5 three-points or more for the 5th time in 24 NBA games this season. His season-high in three-points made is 7. He recorded it on a November 27, 2021 game against Minnesota Timberwolves (133-115 win).

Terry Rozier

Terry Rozier

Terry Rozier scored 10 points or more for the 16th time in 19 NBA games this season. He has done it 9 times on the road, and 7 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 32. He recorded it on a November 23, 2021 game against Washington Wizards (103-109 win).

P.J. Washington

P.J. Washington

P.J. Washington grabbed 10 rebounds and set his new season-high in rebounding (in NBA). His previous record was 6 rebounds in a November 27, 2021 game against Minnesota Timberwolves (133-115 win). He grabbed 10 rebounds or more 1 times this season in NBA games.

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