In a birthday celebration to remember, Victor Wembanyama showcased his prowess on the court with an outstanding performance, amassing 27 points, nine rebounds, and five blocks. Despite his stellar efforts, the festivities took an unexpected turn as his team came close to upsetting the Milwaukee Bucks.
The game reached a thrilling climax, with Milwaukee closing on a 13-4 run in the final 3:30 to secure a narrow four-point victory, avoiding their first three-game losing streak since December 2022.
Giannis Antetokounmpo stole the spotlight with an incredible display, recording 44 points, 14 boards, and seven assists. The duel between Antetokounmpo and Wembanyama left an indelible mark, prompting Khris Middleton to express, “To see those two guys go at it, I don’t think the league has ever seen anything like that.”
Contributions from Damian Lillard, who added 25 points and ten assists for Milwaukee, were crucial. Meanwhile, Devin Vassell’s remarkable performance with a team-high 34 points and six 3-pointers for San Antonio added to the intensity of this captivating matchup.
There were highlights galore across the game, including a wild finish that had a strong block by Wemby.
You can see the closing 1:19 below.
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