NBA: Giannis Antetokounmpo scores 41 points, Milwaukee cools off Houston

Game recap
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 41 points, Pat Connaughton had 16 points, as Milwaukee Bucks defeated Houston Rockets, 123-114, on Dec 11, 2021. Garrison Mathews scored 23 points for Houston Rockets.
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Houston Rockets

PLAYER MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
Garrison Mathews 39 4 0 2 2 23
Christian Wood 32 13 1 0 0 21
Armoni Brooks 34 5 3 0 1 21
Alperen Sengun 16 5 0 1 0 15
Eric Gordon 33 1 6 1 0 14
Josh Christopher 13 3 0 3 0 7
Jae'Sean Tate 33 2 9 1 0 6
D.J. Augustin 18 1 8 0 0 3
Kenyon Martin 15 3 3 0 0 2
David Nwaba 7 3 0 1 1 2
Team 240 40 30 9 4 114
Milwaukee Bucks logo

Milwaukee Bucks

PLAYER MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
Giannis Antetokounmpo 37 17 5 3 2 41
Bobby Portis 33 8 1 2 3 21
Khris Middleton 36 8 5 1 0 21
Pat Connaughton 31 6 0 3 2 16
Jrue Holiday 35 3 7 1 1 12
Grayson Allen 28 2 0 1 0 8
Rodney Hood 12 2 0 0 0 2
Wesley Matthews 18 2 0 0 0 2
DeMarcus Cousins 4 0 1 0 0 0
Javonte Smart 6 0 0 0 0 0
Team 240 48 19 11 8 123

Houston Rockets Vs Milwaukee Bucks

Game notes

Garrison Mathews

Garrison Mathews

Garrison Mathews scored 23 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA). His previous record was 20 points scored in a November 28, 2021 game against Charlotte Hornets (146-143 win). He scored 20 points or more 2 times this season in NBA games.

Garrison Mathews made 6 three-pointers and set his new season-high in three-points made (in NBA). His previous record was 5 three-points made in a November 30, 2021 game against Oklahoma City Thunder (102-89 win). He made 5 three-point shots or more 1 times this season in NBA games.

Christian Wood

Christian Wood

Christian Wood scored 20 points or more for the 9th time in 25 NBA games this season. He has done it 1 times on the road, and 8 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 33. He recorded it on a November 28, 2021 game against Charlotte Hornets (146-143 win).

Christian Wood grabbed 10 rebounds or more for the 13th time in 25 NBA games this season. His season-high in rebounds is 21. He recorded it on a November 30, 2021 game against Oklahoma City Thunder (102-89 win).

Armoni Brooks

Armoni Brooks

Armoni Brooks scored 21 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA). His previous record was 18 points scored in a December 02, 2021 game against Oklahoma City Thunder (110-114 win). He scored 20 points or more 1 times this season in NBA games.

Alperen Sengun

Alperen Sengun

Alperen Sengun scored 15 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA). His previous record was 14 points scored in a October 29, 2021 game against Utah Jazz (91-122 loss). He scored 10 points or more 12 times this season in NBA games.

Eric Gordon

Eric Gordon

Eric Gordon scored 10 points or more for the 18th time in 22 NBA games this season. He has done it 7 times on the road, and 11 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 24. He recorded it on a December 04, 2021 game against Orlando Magic (118-116 win).

Giannis Antetokounmpo

Giannis Antetokounmpo

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 40 points or more for the 4th time in 24 NBA games this season. He has done it 1 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 15 rebounds or more for the 4th time in 24 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).

Pat Connaughton

Pat Connaughton

Pat Connaughton scored 10 points or more for the 17th time in 27 NBA games this season. He has done it 9 times on the road, and 8 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 23. He recorded it on a December 05, 2021 game against Miami Heat (124-102 win).

Bobby Portis

Bobby Portis

Bobby Portis scored 20 points or more for the 4th time in 22 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 November 25, 2021 game against Detroit Pistons (114-93 win).

Khris Middleton

Khris Middleton

Khris Middleton scored 20 points or more for the 9th time in 19 NBA games this season. He has done it 5 times on the road, and 4 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).

Khris Middleton made 5 three-pointers and set his new season-high in three-points made (in NBA). His previous record was 4 three-points made in a December 09, 2021 game against Miami Heat (113-104 loss). He made 5 three-point shots or more 1 times this season in NBA games.

Jrue Holiday

Jrue Holiday

Jrue Holiday scored 10 points or more for the 19th time in 21 NBA games this season. He has done it 10 times on the road, and 9 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 27. He recorded it on a December 09, 2021 game against Miami Heat (113-104 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