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NBA: Bucks Strike Back, Blows Magic By 15

Orlando, Florida - The Milwaukee Bucks bounced back from a humiliating Game 1 loss by dominating the Orlando Magic, 111-96, to tie the series at 1-1.

Reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo had monster numbers as he did 28 points and 20 boards while Brook Lopez made up from a horrible Game 1 performance with 20 points and four triples. Paul Connaughton came off the bench with a double-double of 15 points and 11 rebounds.

Kris Middleton had a tough night as he shot 1-of-8 to finish with a lowly 2 points along with six assists and five rebounds.

Meanwhile, Nikola Vucevic the Magic with 32 points and 10 rebounds to lead the team. Terrence Ross and Evan Fournier were far behind with 12 points each.

The Magic shot only 35% from the field and only 21% from the three-point arc.

Bucks now have the momentum and they can lead for the first time in the series when both teams lock horns once again this Saturday, August 22 US time.

Box Scores:

Bucks (111) - Antetokuonmpo 28, B. Lopez 20, Connaughton 15, Bledsoe 13, DiVincenzo 11, Korver 9, Matthews 7, Middleton 2, Hill 2, R. Lopez 2.

Magic (96) - Vucevic 32, Fournier 12, Ross 12, Fultz 11, Augustin 10, Ennis 8, Birch 5, Iwundu 3, Clark 3.

Quarterscores: 25-13, 64-43, 93-73, 111-96.

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