Antetokounmpo, who missed the past two games due to his knee injury, turned in a thoroughly dominant performance from start to finish, contributing 41 points, 13 rebounds, seven assists, two steals and two blocks to lead the Bucks to a 116-91 win over the Nets.
With the Bucks rolling — they held the Nets to a season-low 15 points in the first quarter — Antetokounmpo Euro-stepped around Brooklyn rookie Jarrett Allen for a vicious dunk in the final minute of the first half.
He made a pair of jumpers and assisted on threes by Thon Maker and Matthew Dellavedova early in the fourth to help boost the lead back to double digits and coax a timeout from the Nets.
Last SlideNext Slide Man down: Coming off a career-high 32-point performance Monday night against the Phoenix Suns, Bucks guard Malcolm Brogdon sat out against the Nets due to right calf soreness.
Nikola Mirotic, whose return from a facial fracture coincided with the Bulls' December surge, is leading Chicago with 17.0 points per game while shooting a team-high 42.9% from long range.
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