Dennis Schroder drops career-high 33 as Hawks rally from 20 points down to stun Bucks
Dennis Schroder led the Hawks rally with a career-high 33 points. AP

DENNIS Schroder dropped a career-high 33 points to lead Atlanta’s comeback from 20 points down to stun Milwaukee, 114-110, at the BMO Harris Bradley Center on Friday (Saturday, Manila time)

Milwaukee held a 20-point lead, 66-46, early in the third and a 99-92 edge with 7:52 left in the game before the Hawks stormed back to take a 105-103 advantage with a Kyle Korver jumper at the 3:15 mark.

Jabari Parker and Schroder traded baskets before Tim Hardaway Jr sank a triple with 35.6 left to put Atlanta up 110-106. Giannis Antetokounmpo’s seventh turnover of the game on the next play sealed the comeback for the Hawks.

Paul Millsap had an all-around effort with 23 points, 14 rebounds and six assists for Atlanta, winners of two straight games to even its record to 12-12. Hardaway added 18 for the Hawks.

Parker led the Bucks with 27 points, while Antetokounmpo, Greg Monroe and Michael Beasley each scored 14. Milwaukee fell to 11-10.

 

 

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