Detroit — Very same workforce, very same final result.
The Milwaukee Bucks just have the Pistons’ variety this season — and they’ve performed it in very dominant manner in all four meetings.
The Bucks swept the season sequence, getting a 115-105 victory over the Pistons on Tuesday night time at Minor Caesars Arena.
It’s the fourth loss in the previous 5 games for the Pistons (21-28) who are fading from the playoff race, trailing the Charlotte Hornets by 3½ games for eighth location in the East.
Reggie Jackson tied his season high with 25 points and added 5 assists, Andre Drummond experienced 20 points and 13 rebounds. Blake Griffin added 18 points, seven rebounds and nine assists and Luke Kennard 19 points off the bench.
As they have all season, the Bucks (36-13) dominated, successful two meetings every by 23 points and the third by just 3. Tuesday was extra of the very same, with 21 points, 8 rebounds and 11 assists from Giannis Antetokounmpo and Eric Bledsoe adding 20 points and seven assists.
The Bucks jumped in entrance, 28-16, in the first quarter, but the Pistons pulled in 8 entering the 2nd. The Pistons commenced with again-to-again 3-tips by Khyri Thomas and Stanley Johnson, who also added a floater. That ignited a 16-5 run, but Milwaukee answered with a 12-2 spurt, with seven points from D.J. Wilson (Michigan) and six from Antetokounmpo.