It seems like one MVP is enough to beat the Rockets with two MVPs in its roster. The Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo got 30 points to help the Bucks win over Houston with the final score of 117-111.
The win spoiled the debut of the Rockets’ duo Russell Westbrook and James Harden. The game featured the last three MVPs of the league. In the end, reigning MVP Antetokounmpo and the Bucks won the game. Also, he got the first triple-double of the new season before fouling out with over five minutes remaining in the game.
The Greek Freak got 30 points, 11 assists, and 13 rebounds. He scored 20 points in the second half to help the Bucks come back from a 16-point deficit in the third quarter. As a result, he became the first player since Oscar Robertson to have a 30-point triple-double in the opening game of the season. Robertson did it in 1966.
Bucks Win Against Rockets
Antetokounmpo was humble about his achievement. He said the comeback was a team effort. He told pay per head bookie reviews and news sites that the team stayed together. Although they were not playing their best in the first quarter, they came out strong and more focus on the second. As a result, they moved the ball and executed better.
He added that the team did great without him during the final minutes of the game. Pay per head bookie services providers pointed out that Milwaukee was up by six points, which gave the Rockets hope of their comeback.
The Rockets scored the next five points to bring the lead down to one. However, Houston can’t take the lead. As a result, the game ended with a score of 117 to 111.
According to bookie software reports, Harden had 19 points, 14 of which came from the free-throw line. Also, he had 14 assists and seven rebounds. Westbrook added 24 points, seven assists, and 16 rebounds.