The Spanish pivot Pau Gasol has added his first point and has achieved his first victory with Milwaukee Bucks, who have taken another blow on the table in their direct duel in front of Indiana Pacers (117-98) with the leadership of Giannis Antetokounmpo, while Nikola Mirotic he has also had a testimonial contribution in annotation.
A free kick was the first basket with his new Gasol team, which failed the only field shot he tried and he captured 5 rebounds in 10 minutes of play. For his part, Mirotic was not fine facing the basket (1/6) and added 2 points and 6 rebounds in 19 minutes of this match in style in the Eastern Conference.
Finally there was hardly any emotion because the leaders Bucks (49-16), who had two defeats in a row for the first time in the whole season, finished by not give any option to third parties Pacers (42-24) thanks to Antetokounmpo's mates festival, the best of the match with 29 points and 12 rebounds, and the outside aim of Khris Middleton (27).
As for the visitors, it was sterile the effort in the inner game of Myles Turner (22 and 17) to try to disturb some Bucks that are practically unapproachable when they play in front of their fans in the Fiserv Forum (26-5) and they have extended to three wins their advantage over Toronto Raptors (46-19).
Statistics of Spanish players
Nikola Mirotic: 2 points, 6 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal and 1 stopper.
Pau Gasol: 1 point, 5 rebounds and 1 stopper.