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Giannis bests Harden in battle of MVP candidates, Bucks win 116-109

January 09, 2019 - 9:52 pm

HOUSTON-- In a battle between the NBA's frontrunners for MVP, Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks outlasted James Harden and the Rockets. Giannis led the Bucks with 27 points, 21 rebounds and five assists, while Harden led the Rockets with 42 points (13-30 shooting), 11 rebounds and six assists (with nine turnovers). The Bucks ended the Rockets 10 game home winning streak.


The Bucks will play the second game of this road trip on Friday night, when they will be in our nation's capitol to take on the Wizards, 6pm tipoff.