Pistons 44, Bucks 53: Play-by-play, highlights and reactions

The Detroit Pistons (2-6) play against the Milwaukee Bucks (0-0) at Fiserv Forum Game Time: 8:00 PM EDT on Wednesday November 2, 2022 Detroit Pistons 44, Milwaukee Bucks 53 (Q2 00:28) What’s the buzz on Twitter? James Edwards III @JLEdwardsIII Between Bey, Ivey and Stewart, the Pistons are getting 10 more free throws per game. – 9:06 PM Milwaukee Bucks @Bucks Yessssirrr BP. pic.twitter.com/dbDJ6uLZmM – 9:06 PM Eric Nehm @eric_nehm Bucks up, 47-36, with 2:44 left in the first half. They haven’t shot the ball well at all, but still have a sizable lead behind 19pts/7reb/3ast from Giannis Antetokounmpo thus far tonight. – 9:03 PM Omari Sanfoka II @omarisankofa This would be a very different game if Milwaukee weren’t shooting 5.6% (1-18) from 3. Bucks are dominating Detroit on the boards, have 18 second chance points and 16 points off of turnovers. Pistons are shooting 36.1%. – 9:02 PM James Edwards III @JLEdwardsIII Development: Saddiq Bey might be the Pistons’ best non-big finisher at the rim. It’s night and day. – 9:01 PM Mike Curtis @MikeACurtis2 It’s an 11-point game here as the #Bucks lead 47-36 over the #Pistons. – 9:00 PM Milwaukee Bucks @Bucks This is fun to watch. ???? pic.twitter.com/2Hhs9b6nOH – 8:57 PM James Edwards III @JLEdwardsIII I didn’t make the trip to Milwaukee, and, man, League Pass is bad. It’s like a Kung-Fu flick. The commentary is 30 seconds ahead of the action. – 8:56 PM Eric Nehm @eric_nehm The Bucks are 1-of-16 from 3 to start tonight’s game. And yet, they still lead, 41-31, with 5:26 left in the first half. – 8:53 PM Milwaukee Bucks @Bucks Giannis throws the oop to Brook!! pic.twitter.com/RjEgnzQEzv – 8:49 PM James Edwards III @JLEdwardsIII Isaiah Livers has Isaiah Stewart syndrome, meaning shots are going halfway down and coming out. Pistons, somehow, are only down four despite shooting 38 percent from the field. – 8:49 PM Jim Owczarski @JimOwczarski #Bucks are 1-for-16 from deep thus far. They fell to 25th in the league in three-point % (33.5) after the game on Monday. This will not help that number. – 8:48 PM Jamal Collier @JamalCollier Giannis Antetokounmpo has been on fire to start the game tonight. He’s got 17 points on 6 of 11 shooting, seven rebounds (five offensive boards), two assists, two steals and a block. We’re halfway thru the second quarter. – 8:47 PM Omari Sanfoka II @omarisankofa Slow start for Cade tonight. That was his first bucket, he’s shooting 1-6 so far – 8:45 PM Mike Curtis @MikeACurtis2 Cunningham knocks down his first shot from the midrange after five straight misses. He has 2 pts, 3 rebs and 3 asts. – 8:45 PM Detroit Pistons @DetroitPistons The bank is open in Milwaukee???? @Jaden Ivey pic.twitter.com/BWpGaQgQy1 – 8:44 PM Milwaukee Bucks @Bucks Just giving the people what they want. pic.twitter.com/CcGQW0SXeo – 8:44 PM James Edwards III @JLEdwardsIII I jinxed Cade. I’m sorry. – 8:42 PM James Edwards III @JLEdwardsIII This is a lot of minutes for Giannis on a Wednesday in the second week of the season agains the Pistons lol – 8:41 PM Milwaukee Bucks @Bucks He’s not messing around. pic.twitter.com/bYm42N4rKs – 8:41 PM Eric Nehm @eric_nehm MarJon Beauchamp on the floor for the Bucks to start the second quarter and immediately gets a look at a corner 3 from Giannis Antetokounmpo. Missed it though. – 8:41 PM Detroit Pistons @DetroitPistons ???? Q1 ???? [email protected] Bogdanovic: 8 PTS / 1 AST [email protected] Ivey: 5 PTS / 1 REB / 2 STL [email protected] Stewart: 4 PTS / 3 REB pic.twitter.com/r4596q2G4l – 8:40 PM Milwaukee Bucks @Bucks Q1 in the books. pic.twitter.com/zXOQM9sxEo – 8:40 PM Omari Sanfoka II @omarisankofa End of 1: Bucks 31, Pistons 26. Giannis has 15 points, 7 rebounds and is determined for Milwaukee to not repeat Monday’s performance. Pistons haven’t folded. Bogdanovic: 8 points Ivey: 5 points – 8:39 PM Detroit Pistons @DetroitPistons Defense pays off???? @Jaden Ivey pic.twitter.com/lNT8nxtoTf – 8:39 PM James Edwards III @JLEdwardsIII I still have no idea if Jaden Ivey can shoot and I’ve watched every second of his career. He’s better than I thought he would be coming in. Bucks lead by five after the first quarter. Bogdanovic: 8 points Isaiah Stewart: 5 points – 8:39 PM Jim Owczarski @JimOwczarski Giannis Antetokounmpo finished the first quarter with 15 points and 7 rebounds for the #Bucks. They lead the #Pistons 31-26. – 8:38 PM Eric Nehm @eric_nehm Man, that is one hell of a way to end a quarter. Giannis Antetokounmpo spun to the rim and threw it down on Nerlens Noel. He has 15pts/7reb/ast and the Bucks lead, 31-26, after one quarter. – 8:38 PM Mike Curtis @MikeACurtis2 End of the 1st quarter: #Bucks 31, #Pistons 26. Bogdanovic: 8 pts Ivey: 5 pts, 1 reb, 1 ast Stewart: 4

Pistons 44, Bucks 53: Play-by-play, highlights and reactions
The Detroit Pistons (2-6) play against the Milwaukee Bucks (0-0) at Fiserv Forum

Game Time: 8:00 PM EDT on Wednesday November 2, 2022

Detroit Pistons 44, Milwaukee Bucks 53 (Q2 00:28)

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

James Edwards III @JLEdwardsIII
Between Bey, Ivey and Stewart, the Pistons are getting 10 more free throws per game. – 9:06 PM
Eric Nehm @eric_nehm
Bucks up, 47-36, with 2:44 left in the first half.
They haven’t shot the ball well at all, but still have a sizable lead behind 19pts/7reb/3ast from Giannis Antetokounmpo thus far tonight. – 9:03 PM
Omari Sanfoka II @omarisankofa
This would be a very different game if Milwaukee weren’t shooting 5.6% (1-18) from 3. Bucks are dominating Detroit on the boards, have 18 second chance points and 16 points off of turnovers. Pistons are shooting 36.1%. – 9:02 PM
James Edwards III @JLEdwardsIII
Development: Saddiq Bey might be the Pistons’ best non-big finisher at the rim. It’s night and day. – 9:01 PM
Mike Curtis @MikeACurtis2
It’s an 11-point game here as the #Bucks lead 47-36 over the #Pistons. – 9:00 PM
Milwaukee Bucks @Bucks
This is fun to watch. ???? pic.twitter.com/2Hhs9b6nOH8:57 PM
James Edwards III @JLEdwardsIII
I didn’t make the trip to Milwaukee, and, man, League Pass is bad. It’s like a Kung-Fu flick. The commentary is 30 seconds ahead of the action. – 8:56 PM
Eric Nehm @eric_nehm
The Bucks are 1-of-16 from 3 to start tonight’s game.
And yet, they still lead, 41-31, with 5:26 left in the first half. – 8:53 PM
Milwaukee Bucks @Bucks
Giannis throws the oop to Brook!! pic.twitter.com/RjEgnzQEzv8:49 PM
James Edwards III @JLEdwardsIII
Isaiah Livers has Isaiah Stewart syndrome, meaning shots are going halfway down and coming out.
Pistons, somehow, are only down four despite shooting 38 percent from the field. – 8:49 PM
Jim Owczarski @JimOwczarski
#Bucks are 1-for-16 from deep thus far.
They fell to 25th in the league in three-point % (33.5) after the game on Monday.
This will not help that number. – 8:48 PM
Jamal Collier @JamalCollier
Giannis Antetokounmpo has been on fire to start the game tonight.
He’s got 17 points on 6 of 11 shooting, seven rebounds (five offensive boards), two assists, two steals and a block. We’re halfway thru the second quarter. – 8:47 PM
Omari Sanfoka II @omarisankofa
Slow start for Cade tonight. That was his first bucket, he’s shooting 1-6 so far – 8:45 PM
Mike Curtis @MikeACurtis2
Cunningham knocks down his first shot from the midrange after five straight misses. He has 2 pts, 3 rebs and 3 asts. – 8:45 PM
Milwaukee Bucks @Bucks
Just giving the people what they want. pic.twitter.com/CcGQW0SXeo8:44 PM
James Edwards III @JLEdwardsIII
I jinxed Cade. I’m sorry. – 8:42 PM
James Edwards III @JLEdwardsIII
This is a lot of minutes for Giannis on a Wednesday in the second week of the season agains the Pistons lol – 8:41 PM
Milwaukee Bucks @Bucks
He’s not messing around. pic.twitter.com/bYm42N4rKs8:41 PM
Eric Nehm @eric_nehm
MarJon Beauchamp on the floor for the Bucks to start the second quarter and immediately gets a look at a corner 3 from Giannis Antetokounmpo. Missed it though. – 8:41 PM
Detroit Pistons @DetroitPistons
???? Q1 ????
????@Bojan Bogdanovic: 8 PTS / 1 AST
????@Jaden Ivey: 5 PTS / 1 REB / 2 STL
????@Isaiah Stewart: 4 PTS / 3 REB pic.twitter.com/r4596q2G4l8:40 PM
Omari Sanfoka II @omarisankofa
End of 1: Bucks 31, Pistons 26. Giannis has 15 points, 7 rebounds and is determined for Milwaukee to not repeat Monday’s performance. Pistons haven’t folded.
Bogdanovic: 8 points
Ivey: 5 points – 8:39 PM
James Edwards III @JLEdwardsIII
I still have no idea if Jaden Ivey can shoot and I’ve watched every second of his career. He’s better than I thought he would be coming in.
Bucks lead by five after the first quarter.
Bogdanovic: 8 points
Isaiah Stewart: 5 points – 8:39 PM
Jim Owczarski @JimOwczarski
Giannis Antetokounmpo finished the first quarter with 15 points and 7 rebounds for the #Bucks.
They lead the #Pistons 31-26. – 8:38 PM
Eric Nehm @eric_nehm
Man, that is one hell of a way to end a quarter.
Giannis Antetokounmpo spun to the rim and threw it down on Nerlens Noel. He has 15pts/7reb/ast and the Bucks lead, 31-26, after one quarter. – 8:38 PM
Mike Curtis @MikeACurtis2
End of the 1st quarter: #Bucks 31, #Pistons 26.
Bogdanovic: 8 pts
Ivey: 5 pts, 1 reb, 1 ast
Stewart: 4 pts, 3 rebs
Bey: 4 pts
Giannis Antetokounmpo has 15 points and 7 rebounds. – 8:38 PM
Milwaukee Bucks @Bucks
Brook working on both ends. ???? pic.twitter.com/diyfFs0nB68:38 PM
Jim Owczarski @JimOwczarski
Giannis Antetokounmpo has five offensive rebounds thus far (seven total) and 12 points in the first quarter for the #Bucks8:35 PM
James Edwards III @JLEdwardsIII
The Pistons are playing like they’re tired of being in Milwaukee, and the Bucks are playing like they’re bored of playing the Pistons.
Not a great game to start. – 8:33 PM
Eric Nehm @eric_nehm
Jordan Nwora hits a 3 off a dribble handoff with Giannis Antetokounmpo in a Tony Snell Playesque fashion, then picks a Piston on the other end, which lets George Hill run the other way in transition.
Those are role playery things. Nwora continues to get the job done. – 8:32 PM
Jim Owczarski @JimOwczarski
Jordan Nwora snaps the streak of missed threes at eight. #Bucks are 1-for-9 now from deep and lead 25-18. – 8:32 PM
James Edwards III @JLEdwardsIII
Detroit isn’t even playing well and are only down four to the Bucks. Progress? – 8:30 PM
Eric Nehm @eric_nehm
With 3:05 left in the first quarter, the Bucks lead, 22-18.
Antetokounmpo with 9p/4r in the first five minutes. Holiday up to 6p/2r in his first stint. – 8:29 PM
Milwaukee Bucks @Bucks
Brook blocks never get old. pic.twitter.com/I3UCsW7iZj8:28 PM
Jim Owczarski @JimOwczarski
Wesley Matthews-George Hill-Jordan Nwora-Bobby Portis-Brook Lopez lineup out there for the #Bucks with just about four minutes left in the first quarter. – 8:26 PM
Mike Curtis @MikeACurtis2
Hamidou Diallo and Nerlens Noel are set to check in at the next whistle. – 8:25 PM
James Edwards III @JLEdwardsIII
Saddiq Bey at the rim > Michael Jordan at the rim – 8:25 PM
Mike Curtis @MikeACurtis2
Cunningham missed that one badly. He’s 0-for-4 but has 2 rebounds and 3 assists. – 8:24 PM
Omari Sanfoka II @omarisankofa
8-1 run for the Pistons after Bey’s free throws give them a 14-13 lead – 8:23 PM
Eric Nehm @eric_nehm
Oh, look at that.
Somebody tried Brook Lopez at the rim and got rejected. – 8:23 PM
Omari Sanfoka II @omarisankofa
Back-to-back 3’s by Bojan cuts the deficit to 13-12, and now Bey will to go to the line to shoot two. Pistons are going to be punished by Milwaukee’s size tonight, but may not matter much if Bojan stays hot. He has eight quick points – 8:23 PM
Mike Curtis @MikeACurtis2
Bojan Bogdanovic is on an insanely efficient run right now. He has 8 points and hasn’t missed yet (3-of-3 from the field, 2-of-2 from 3). – 8:22 PM
Jim Owczarski @JimOwczarski
The #Bucks have opened this one 0-for-7 from behind the three-point line.
They missed 14 straight in the second half vs. the #Pistons the other night. – 8:22 PM
Milwaukee Bucks @Bucks
Giannis gets the putback, and he’s up to 9 points already. pic.twitter.com/UugKRwGY2K8:21 PM
Omari Sanfoka II @omarisankofa
Very aggressive start for Giannis. 9 points, 4 rebounds and eight shot attempts in four minutes. Pistons down 13-6 at the 7:54 mark of the 1st – 8:18 PM
Jim Owczarski @JimOwczarski
Giannis Antetokounmpo has nine points on eight shots in the first five minutes of this one as the #Bucks lead the #Pistons 13-6. He has six of those points off offensive rebounds. – 8:17 PM
Mike Curtis @MikeACurtis2
Timeout for the #Pistons, who trail 13-6 with 7:54 left in the first quarter. – 8:17 PM
Milwaukee Bucks @Bucks
Jevon ➡ Giannis to get us going!! pic.twitter.com/h1qyZwknUc8:16 PM
Eric Nehm @eric_nehm
Giannis Antetokounmpo has been incredibly aggressive in the first three minutes.
He’s 3-for-7 with 7 points, but two of those shot attempts were tip-ins of his own misses. – 8:15 PM
Mike Curtis @MikeACurtis2
Giannis has 7 points and 3 rebounds in the first three minutes of the game. – 8:14 PM
Jim Owczarski @JimOwczarski
Giannis Antetokounmpo came out looking for his spots – he’s taken six shots in the first couple minutes of this one vs. the #Pistons8:14 PM
James Edwards III @JLEdwardsIII
Bogey with a tough bucket to get Detroit on the board – 8:14 PM
Mike Curtis @MikeACurtis2
Cade just picked up his first foul of the game and a goaltend gives Giannis a 3-point play. – 8:12 PM
Eric Nehm @eric_nehm
Giannis Antetokounmpo misses his first attempt, but tips in his own rebound and that is the first bucket tonight. – 8:12 PM
Indiana Pacers @Pacers
“I’ve just really loved his aggression since the Detroit game…It was good to see him really have a breakout [game].” – Rick Carlisle on @Chris Duarte‘s 30-point performance in Brooklyn.
watch the full post-practice interviews from today.⤵8:11 PM
Milwaukee Bucks @Bucks
It’s time for Bucks Basketball!! pic.twitter.com/zOtfnw7XsG8:09 PM
Jim Owczarski @JimOwczarski
Longtime Bradley Center, Fiserv Forum employees celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary by — what else — working #Bucks game. jsonline.com/story/entertai… via @HannahHopeKirby7:58 PM
Milwaukee Bucks @Bucks
Brook is coming off back-to-back 20+ point games. ????
???? @SociosUSA pic.twitter.com/pescS7V9LV7:51 PM
Gerald Bourguet @GeraldBourguet
Half a mil to avoid issuing an actual apology, huh? – 7:35 PM
Mike Curtis @MikeACurtis2
#Pistons starters: Cunningham, Ivey, Bey, Bogdanovic and Stewart. – 7:33 PM
Jim Owczarski @JimOwczarski
Jrue Holiday felt well enough after his warmups to start tonight for the #Bucks vs. the #Pistons. – 7:33 PM
Tim Bontemps @TimBontemps
New ESPN story: the undefeated Milwaukee Bucks once again leads ESPN’s NBA Power Rankings, as compiled by me, @Dave McMenamin, @Nick Friedell, @Kendra Andrews, @Andrew Lopez, @JamalCollier, @NotoriousOHM and @espn_macmahon espn.com/nba/story/_/id…7:24 PM
Milwaukee Bucks @Bucks
Bobby dropped 15 PTS and grabbed a game-high 12 boards on Monday night vs. the Pistons.
???? @sociosusa pic.twitter.com/FhLOvrOo217:21 PM
Detroit Pistons @DetroitPistons
Tonight’s injury report presented by @HenryFordHealth. pic.twitter.com/K0B0dieuf77:20 PM
Milwaukee Bucks @Bucks
Jrue’s clutch stepback three helped the Bucks fend off a young Pistons team with a 110-108 win on Monday night.
⏪ @betwayusa Game Rewind pic.twitter.com/CNOi8AzNal6:51 PM
Eric Nehm @eric_nehm
Khris Middleton practiced with the Wisconsin Herd yesterday as he recovers from surgery on a ligament on his left wrist during the offseason.
Here is what Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer had to say about it: pic.twitter.com/z6178zLSSc6:49 PM
Jamal Collier @JamalCollier
Pistons coach Dwane Casey says Jalen Duren (ankle) is about 75-80%.
They were hoping he might join them for tonight’s game in Milwaukee, but wanted to wait until he’s 100%. Hopefully to return this weekend or early next week. – 6:44 PM
Jim Owczarski @JimOwczarski
Jrue Holiday (non-COVID illness) will go through pregame to see how he’s feeling. He’s currently listed as probable to play tonight for the #Bucks6:43 PM
Mike Curtis @MikeACurtis2
Casey on Jaden Ivey’s adjustment to the NBA: “Learning on the fly. One night he has Trae Young. One night he has Jrue Holiday. It’s a learning experience.” – 6:38 PM
Milwaukee Bucks @Bucks
BP clocking in.
???? @MotorolaUS pic.twitter.com/lamfA6Tsvm6:37 PM
Jim Owczarski @JimOwczarski
#Pistons head coach Dwane Casey thought Jalen Duren might be available tonight when Detroit got to Milwaukee, but they elected to keep the rookie home to keep recovering from an ankle injury. – 6:36 PM
Mike Curtis @MikeACurtis2
Dwane Casey said Jalen Duren (left ankle sprain) is about 75-80%.
“Hopefully he’s ready for this weekend and next week.” – 6:36 PM
Mike Curtis @MikeACurtis2
Casey on #Bucks guard Jrue Holiday: “If he was on any team other than Giannis’ team, you’d probably notice him more…To me, he’s a big time All-Star for this team.” – 6:35 PM
Mike Curtis @MikeACurtis2
Dwane Casey on Cade’s midrange game: “He reminds me a lot of (Demar) DeRozan at the same stage, so there’s no reason why he can’t be elite at (the midrange).” – 6:33 PM
Jim Owczarski @JimOwczarski
Sandro Mamukelashvili remains in the concussion protocol. – 6:22 PM
Jim Owczarski @JimOwczarski
#Bucks head coach Mike Budenholzer said Khris Middleton’s practice session with the Wisconsin #Herd went well and was an important step in the rehab.
Budenholzer did anticipate Middleton needing another session to ramp up. – 6:21 PM
Milwaukee Bucks @Bucks
Run it back.
???? @MotorolaUS pic.twitter.com/v2Zml1kkX96:13 PM
Mike Curtis @MikeACurtis2
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 31 points against the #Pistons on Monday. Here’s some of his pregame workout routine. pic.twitter.com/v0SDCUccAW6:09 PM
Law Murray @LawMurrayTheNU
The last time the Clippers won all four quarters vs an opponent:
April 1, 2022 at Milwaukee
That includes the rest of 2021-22 regular season, 2022 Play-In, 2022 preseason, and start of 2022-23 regular season. – 6:03 PM
Jim Owczarski @JimOwczarski
Giannis Antetokounmpo begins his pregame warmup. The #Bucks play the #Pistons tonight. pic.twitter.com/FAOCg9agJo6:01 PM
Kurt Helin @basketballtalk
NBA Power Rankings: Bucks, Suns hold on to top spots while Cavaliers climb nba.nbcsports.com/2022/11/02/nba…5:07 PM
Milwaukee Bucks @Bucks
Final game of the homestand.
???? @Jockey pic.twitter.com/sLt7vaGPgX5:02 PM
James Edwards III @JLEdwardsIII
Duren remains out tonight in Milwaukee. Bagley and Burks, too. – 4:20 PM
Larry Lage @LarryLage
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) __ Detroit #Lions general manager Brad Holmes insisted he still would have traded T.J. Hockenson even if his 1-win team had a 6-1 record. apnews.com/article/minnes…4:16 PM
Mike Finger @mikefinger
The first thing I’m going to do after I win a billion dollars is never tell you.
The second thing I’m going to do is still refuse to pay eight bucks for a check mark. – 4:11 PM
Milwaukee Bucks @Bucks
Round 2 vs. Pistons.
???? @paysbig pic.twitter.com/htAxK0oyZZ4:02 PM
NBA on ESPN @ESPNNBA
Giannis pulled up with the Zoom Freak 4s ????????
(via @Giannis Antetokounmpo) pic.twitter.com/QbKxD699i43:06 PM
Milwaukee Bucks @Bucks
Will the Bucks bench score more or less than 25 points tonight?
???? @betwayusa pic.twitter.com/ZR5r5eZA3U3:01 PM
Serge Ibaka @sergeibaka
Drake’s tattoo of a living legend #KD #drake #tattoo #nba #hhay #howhungryareyou pic.twitter.com/U4tiUupI1B2:06 PM
Milwaukee Bucks @Bucks
You’ve got mail. #WallpaperWednesday pic.twitter.com/lotHgwqS232:02 PM
Justin Kubatko @jkubatko
???? On this day in 1973, the @Milwaukee Bucks Kareem Abdul-Jabbar had 35 points, 16 rebounds, 11 assists, and five steals in a 118-100 win over the Cavs.
Since the NBA began tracking steals in 1973-74, Abdul-Jabbar is one of only three players to record at least 35p/15r/10a/5s in a game. pic.twitter.com/VuCMWxMhpR2:01 PM