Antetokounmpo and the Bucks face the 76ers
Philadelphia 76ers (44-25, third in the Eastern Conference) vs. Milwaukee Bucks (52-17, first in the Eastern Conference)
Milwaukee; Sunday, 3:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Giannis Antetokounmpo leads Milwaukee into a matchup against Philadelphia. He currently ranks sixth in the league scoring 27.1 points per game.
The Bucks have gone 35-8 against Eastern Conference opponents. Milwaukee leads the Eastern Conference with 40.1 defensive rebounds per game, led by Antetokounmpo averaging 10.3.
The 76ers are 25-16 in Eastern Conference play. Philadelphia is fourth in the Eastern Conference shooting 35.7 percent from deep. Mike Scott leads the 76ers shooting 40.8 percent from 3-point range.
TOP PERFORMERS: Antetokounmpo has averaged 27.1 points and 12.6 rebounds for the Bucks. Khris Middleton has averaged 19.1 points and collected 5.7 rebounds while shooting 39.5 percent over the last 10 games for Milwaukee.
Joel Embiid leads the 76ers averaging 27.1 points and is adding 13.6 rebounds. Tobias Harris has averaged 20.3 points and 8.1 rebounds while shooting 50.0 percent over the last 10 games for Philadelphia.
LAST 10 GAMES: 76ers: 6-4, averaging 109.8 points, 49.7 rebounds, 25.7 assists, 7.9 steals and five blocks per game while shooting 45.6 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 108.7 points on 44.7 percent shooting.
Bucks: 7-3, averaging 121 points, 51.9 rebounds, 25.5 assists, 5.6 steals and 6.5 blocks per game while shooting 46.4 percent from the field. Their opponents have averaged 113.9 points on 44.7 percent shooting.
Bucks Injuries: Donte DiVincenzo: day to day (heel), Sterling Brown: out (wrist), Malcolm Brogdon: out (heel), Pat Connaughton: day to day (ankle).
76ers Injuries: Furkan Korkmaz: out (torn right meniscus).