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Bucks big lineup gets big start

With Eric Bledsoe and Malcolm Brogdon resting ailments, the Milwaukee Bucks broke out a jumbo lineup and got off to a fast start.

Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton scored 10 points each as the Bucks broke to a 20-6 lead, before settling on a 26-23 lead over the Utah Jazz after one quarter.

The Bucks moved Antetokounmpo and Middleton to guard and inserted Ersan Ilyasova and Nikola Mirotic in at forward. Center Brook Lopez used his size to block six shots in the first five-plus minutes, before the Jazz finally got its offense going in the last five minutes of teh quarter.

Antetokounmpo finished the period with 11 points to lead the Bucks.

Donovan Mitchell led the Jazz with 11.

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