Giannis Antetokounmpo had 28 points, nine assists, eight rebounds and four blocks as the shorthanded Milwaukee Bucks continued their dominance of the host Detroit Pistons with a 117-89 rout on Tuesday night.
Milwaukee has won 15 consecutive games against its Central Division opponent, including the postseason.
Pat Connaughton and Jordan Nwora had 16 points apiece and Bobby Portis added 12 points and grabbed eight rebounds. Justin Robinson chipped in 11 points with four assists as the Bucks snapped a three-game losing streak.
The Bucks played without starters Khris Middleton, Jrue Holiday and Brook Lopez due to illness or injury. It didn’t matter, as Milwaukee took the lead early in the…