After a challenging first half against the Brooklyn Nets, the Milwaukee Bucks picked up the pace in the final two quarters and managed to secure a 118-104 victory. This win not only marked their fifteenth consecutive win but also ensured that they remained unbeaten throughout the month of February. With their next game against the Orlando Magic scheduled for Wednesday night, the Bucks are feeling confident and optimistic.
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Giannis Antetokounmpo made his return to the starting lineup in this game, but the Milwaukee Bucks struggled in the first quarter, trailing 34-22 due to Brooklyn’s hot shooting and turnovers by the Bucks. Despite Brooklyn’s 12-point advantage at the free throw line, the Bucks rallied in the second half, taking the lead with a 16-3 run in the third quarter and securing a comfortable victory as the Nets went cold from beyond the arc. The win extended the Bucks’ winning streak to 15 games.
In February, the Milwaukee Bucks were unstoppable, racking up a perfect 10-0 record. Whether it was a close call or a dominant victory like this one, the Bucks are playing in a league of their own. As a fan, it’s exciting to witness their success, but it’s also a testament to their potential when they’re fully healthy (which hasn’t been the case during this winning streak). The key to this particular game was Brooklyn’s poor shooting from beyond the arc in the second half, going just 4-19.