The Rockets (51-13) took their 16 game winning streak into Milwaukee (34-31) and left winning their 17 straight. They took down Giannis Antetokoumpo and the Milwaukee Bucks 110-99. They now have the longest winning streak in the assocaiation this season. This win helps keep the distance between them and the second place Golden State Warriors.
The Rockets got 26 points, 6 assist, and 5 rebounds from James Harden. Who once again showed why he is the front runner for this year MVP. Chris Paul had 16 points to go along with his 11 assist. Eric Gordon came off the bench scoring 18 points and (4-6) from the three point line.
The Rockets who attempt the most three's a game by a wide margin (42.4/gm) were a +15 in that category. The Bucks who are last in rebounding as a team (39.5) were outrebound (47-38).
The Bucks were led by their Superstar Giannis Antetokoumpo who was just regarded as the NO.1 ranked player under the age of 25 according to ESPN.com. He led all scorers with 30 points, 7 rebounds but also had a game high six turnovers. Kris Middleton added 18 points and 12 rebounds.
The Bucks who currently sit eight in the east, are losers of two straight but still have a five game lead over the Detroit Pistons who sit ninth. The Rockets have a one game lead over the Warriors for home court advantage.