Khris Middleton returns to the starting lineup after missing Friday’s victory at Cleveland with a sprained right pinkie finger, but forward Ersan Ilyasova will not play tonight against the Detroit Pistons because of a bruised nose. Guard Malcolm Brogdon will miss his second straight game with a sore left hamstring.
Tony Snell will start in Brogdon’s place.
The Bucks are completing a three-game road trip against Central Division opponents. They return home Wednesday to play the New Orleans Pelicans before embarking on another three-game trip that concludes with a Christmas Day game at Madison Square Garden against the New York Knicks. They’ll open the trip with games at Boston and Miami.
Giannis Antetokounmpo is coming off a game of 44 points and 14 rebounds Friday night at Cleveland.
The Bucks blew the Pistons out, 115-92, 12 days ago at Fiserv Forum.