The Milwaukee Bucks overcame a slow start and turned a 16-point first-half deficit into a 19-point second-half lead to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 117-102 at FiServ Forum.

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The Cavaliers' (12-7) four-game winning streak was ended by the Bucks (13-5): To lead the Bucks, Giannis Antetokounmpo assumes command.

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The second quarter was a valiant effort by Giannis Antetokounmpo to get his team back into the game, as the Cavaliers continued to force turnovers and find ways to score points.

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which he punctuated with some excellent defence around the rim—would not be enough.

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Giannis Antetokounmpo took control as the Bucks beat the Cavaliers.

The Bucks closed the gap to 63-57 with a pair of Jrue Holiday baskets, but the team didn't score again for roughly three more minutes. 

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Then Antetokounmpo exploded by placing his foot on the Cavaliers' throats. Wesley Matthews stated, "Obviously, we have the big fella in transition." It alters events,

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Antetokounmpo caught a half-court lob from Jevon Carter and ratcheted it down over Dean Wade at 8:47 to give the Cavaliers a 63-59 lead. When Evan Mobley's hook shot was blocked, 

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Antetokounmpo sprinted down the floor and avoided him with a Euro step for a booming slam that brought the Bucks within 65-64 at 7:46-7:39. 7:19: To give the Bucks a 67-65 lead, 

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Antetokounmpo drove the ball into halfcourt and calmly stepped into a 26-foot three-pointer. 

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Antetokounmpo was flying downcourt when Grayson Allen started a break and stripped Cleveland's Robin Lopez in the paint at 6:49.

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