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Giannis Antetokounmpo wins Euro-duel with Luka Doncic as Milwaukee Bucks dispatch Dallas Mavericks

Giannis Antetokounmpo won his European head-to-head with Luka Doncic as the Milwaukee Bucks improved their NBA-best record to 41-13 with a 122-107 win over the Dallas Mavericks.

Antetokounmpo was at his dominant best, recording 29 points (on ultra-efficient 13-of-19 shooting) and 17 rebounds to help Milwaukee pull away in the second quarter and cruise to a comfortable win.

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In a sight that has become all-too-familiar to Bucks’ opponents, Giannis repeatedly drove to the basket, using his length and strength to draw fouls and finish at the rim.

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Rookie sensation Doncic finished the game with team-high 20 points on 7-of-14 shooting.

The Slovenian star produced a selection of highlight plays – a first-quarter floater over Brook Lopez, a second-quarter step-back three-pointer and an improvised fourth-quarter finish that resulted in a three-point play – but the Mavericks could not keep pace with the Bucks and ultimately fell to a 15-point defeat.

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Click the video at the top of the page to watch Giannis and Luka’s best plays.

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