MILWAUKEE (AP) - Giannis Antetokounmpo tau tso nws txoj kev chim siab dhau los ua ib qho kev coj ua tsis zoo nyob rau qhov zoo tshaj plaws.

Antetokounmpo tau 29 lub ntsiab lus thiab Khris Middleton tau ntxiv 27 pab Milwaukee Bucks rov qab los ntawm lawv thawj zaug poob ntawm lub caij nyoog nrog rau 117-98 yeej dhau Indiana Pacers rau hmo Thursday.

Milwaukee, uas tau ua kom zoo rau NBA-qhov zoo tshaj plaws 49-16, tau los ntawm kev rov qab-rau-rov qab poob rau Utah thiab Phoenix tom qab qhib kev sib tw tsib txoj hauv kev nrog peb txoj kev yeej.

Lub Bucks khiav tawm ntawm 13 cov ntsiab lus sib law liag tom qab Antetokounmpo tau soj ntsuam ib qho txuj ci nruab nrab mus txog rau lub quarter thib peb, ib qho muaj tom qab nws tau poob rau hauv kev sim tua, uas tsis muaj qhov foul hu. Lub Pacers plam tsis raug muab pov tseg lawm thiab cov Bucks teb nrog 13-0 khiav. Antetokounmpo pib lub spurt nrog lub dunk thiab ua tiav nws nrog lwm kom muab Milwaukee txog 80-64 nrog 2:56 tshuav rau hauv lub sijhawm.

Antetokounmpo tau hais tias "Qee lub sijhawm, txhua yam tsis ua haujlwm raws li qhov koj xav tau thiab koj tsuas yog ntxhov siab," “Qee zaum koj coj nws tawm ntawm qhov chaw cia, qee zaum koj nqa tawm ntawm koj tus kheej. Niaj hnub no, pom tseeb kuv coj nws tawm ntawm qhov ref thiab tau txais tech. Mas nws yeej tsim nyog.

"Tab sis, Kuv xav tias kuv pab tau ua txoj haujlwm zoo tsuas yog khaws nws, ua si nrog lub zog, rov ua lub pob thiab teb txoj kev ntawd."

The Bucks muab lawv tus coj nrog 12-0 spurt thaum pib ntawm lub quarter thib plaub. Kyle O'Quinn qhib lub sijhawm kawg nrog tus nplais los ntawm txoj kab kom coj tau Pacers tsis pub dhau 10 ntawm 84-74. Ersan Ilyasova ntaus 3-tus taw qhia kom ua rau muaj kev khiav tawm, caws rov qab los ntawm Antetokounmpo lub zog ua kom nws 96-74 nrog 8:21 sab laug.

Myles Turner muaj 22 ntsiab lus thiab Bojan Bogdanovic 17 rau Pacers.

Bogdanovic tsoo ib khub ntawm 3-taw qhia kom rub Indiana hauv peb lub ntsiab lus ntawm 67-64 ua ntej cov txheej txheem ntawm Antetokounmpo. Indiana Thaddeus Young xav tias qhov ntawd tau raug hloov chaw.

Young hais tias, "Zaj yeeb yam tom ntej, nws yuam nws ua." “Nws tau foul rau kuv, tau txais ib lub duav, thiab lwm yam dunk tom qab ntawd. Kuv xav tias yog hloov ntawm qhov kev ua si. ”

Tus kws qhia Bucks Mike Budenholzer tau hais tias tag nrho pab neeg tau ua haujlwm tawm ntawm qhov kev txhaum cai.

"Nws xav zoo li txhua thaj chaw pov tseg, nws pawg phooj ywg, Kuv xav tias txhua tus neeg yuav poob siab, tab sis kuv xav tias kev ntxhov siab tau dhau mus ua lub zog zoo," Budenholzer tau hais. "Nws cov phooj ywg nrog pab pawg, thiab tom qab ntawd Giannis, Kuv xav tias ua ob peb zaj yeeb yaj kiab loj tuaj.

Cov Bucks qhib lawv qhov kev coj loj tshaj plaws ntawm thawj ib nrab ntawm 47-33 ntawm ob lub rooj sib tham pub dawb los ntawm Antetokounmpo, tab sis Pacers tau tawm ntawm 17-7 khiav mus kaw nyob rau hauv 54-50 thaum so.

Pacers tus kws qhia Nate McMillan tau hais tias "Ntau dhau Antetokounmpo, ntau dhau ntawm Middleton," Pacers tus kws qhia Nate McMillan tau hais. “Thaum lawv muaj neeg tuaj tua lub pob tawb thiab raug tsoo 3s, lawv yuav nyuaj rau zov. Lawv tau zoo nkauj npaum li cas knocking txhaj tshuaj los ntawm qhov ncig thiab tau txhaj tshuaj nyob rau ntawm cov ntug hmo no. Peb plam qee txhaj tshuaj. Peb muaj qee qhov qhib qhov muag uas koj xav tau tsoo thiab peb tsis ntxov. "

NIAM-INS

Pacers: Indy txoj kev taug ob txoj kev caij tsheb mus rau Milwaukee thiab Philadelphia muaj qhov cuam tshuam tseem ceeb nyob hauv qhov sawv. Lub Pacers nkag mus hauv qhov kev ntaus kis las thib peb hauv Chaw Sab Laj Sab Hnub Tuaj ntawm 42-23, ib qhov kev ua si ua ntej ntawm Sixers.

Bucks: Rookie tus neeg zov Donte DiVincenzo, tau tawm lub sijhawm ze li ob lub hlis nrog kev raug mob ntawm pob taws, muaj rau hnub Thursday hmo ntuj kev ua si tawm tsam Pacers. DiVincenzo, uas ntsuas thaj tsam ntawm 4.8 cov ntsiab lus thiab 15.6 feeb, tsis zoo li yuav rov qab ua txoj kev sib hloov sai. DiVincenzo ua si me ntsis ntau dua rau feeb nyob rau hauv thawj ib nrab, tom qab ntawd suav tau tsib lub ntsiab lus hauv lub sijhawm kaw.

McMILLAN LIK KAWG NKAUS

Lub chaw qub tub rog Pau Gasol, kos npe los ntawm Bucks rau hnub Monday tom qab ntawv cog lus yuav los ntawm tus Spurs, ua nws qhov kev tawm tsam hauv tsev, thawb tsib zaug hauv lub sijhawm yuav luag 11 feeb. Milwaukee twb tau ntxiv rau yav tom ntej Nikola Mirotic hauv peb-pab pawg lag luam tawm thaum lub Ob Hlis. "Kuv xav tias lawv tau ua tiav txoj haujlwm zoo ntawm kev ntxiv rau lawv daim ntawv teev npe," McMillan tau hais. "Kuv xav tias nws yog ib cov lus rau cov tseem nyob hauv pab koomtes uas lawv yuav mus."