Parker, Monroe assistance Bucks reason off Hawks in double overtime
February 21, 2016 - Finding Carter
ATLANTA — Bucks manager Jason Kidd has been watchful for a signature feat on a road.
He finally got a outcome he wanted from his immature team.
“They never looked during any other like here we go again,” Kidd said. “We didn’t quit.”
Jabari Parker had career highs of 28 points and 13 rebounds, Greg Monroe combined 24 points and Milwaukee snapped a six-game highway movement with a 117-109 double-overtime feat over a Atlanta Hawks on Saturday night.
Paul Millsap had 27 points, and Dennis Schroder finished with 25 points and 10 assists for a Hawks. They missed 32 of 41 3-pointers en track to their initial three-game home losing strain given Mar 2014.
It won’t get any easier Monday night when fortifying NBA champion Golden State revisit Philips Arena.
“This is not a approach we graphic it going,” Hawks core Al Horford said. “We are unequivocally in a hole right now.”
The Bucks overcame a late deficiency of Giannis Antetokounmpo, who fouled out with 1:11 left in regulation, and hold on notwithstanding Monroe blank a layup that could’ve clinched a win in a shutting seconds of a initial overtime. Khris Middleton, O.J. Mayo and Michael Carter-Williams also any missed one of dual giveaway throws in a final seconds of law and a initial overtime.
Schroder’s 3 early in a initial additional duration done it 97-94 for Atlanta’s initial lead given a 6:57 symbol of a fourth quarter. Horford strike a curtain to tie it during 105 and force a second overtime.
Antetokounmpo had 19 points and 12 rebounds, and Carter-Williams scored 6 of his 17 points in a second additional period.
“I consider that we kept a endurance, generally in a initial few mins of a second overtime, saying a appetite go adult to another level, going off of Mike’s coattails,” Parker said. “He was a unequivocally good personality for us. We only got on his behind and rode him.”
Both teams were entrance off dispiriting home waste a night before.
Atlanta committed 21 turnovers and couldn’t kick a Miami group blank stars Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh to remove solitary possession of initial place in a Southeast Division. The Bucks blew a 13-point third-quarter lead to Charlotte though put a reversal behind them notwithstanding carrying forsaken 23 of their prior 28 on a road.
Bucks: Parker was inclusive for a second true night after restraining his career highs with 23 points and 11 rebounds opposite a Hornets. “I consider he’s unequivocally anticipating his rhythm,” Kidd said. “He’s removing on a glass, he’s removing to a edge and he’s knocking down some shots.” … Milwaukee had 17 descent rebounds and outscored Atlanta 27-10 on second-chance points. … The Bucks out-rebounded Atlanta 65-49. … Middleton had scored during slightest 20 points in 3 true games, though he went 4 for 16 from a margin and finished with 12 points.
Hawks: G Jeff Teague left mid by a third with what seemed to be an harmed right wrist though returned mid by a fourth to give Schroder a breather. Teague’s night finished with 4:49 remaining in law and he grimaced as he flexed his hand. He finished with 5 points, 5 assists and 3 turnovers in 18 minutes.
Bucks: Host a Los Angeles Lakers on Monday night.
Hawks: Host Golden State on Monday night.