Giannis Antetokounmpo shared his thoughts on his matchup with Russell Westbrook during the game between the Bucks and the Warriors.
Antetokounmpo called Westbrook a ‘tough’ player, but noted the Bucks did a ‘pretty good’ job guarding him.
“He’s tough. You just try to make him take tough, contested shots, make it as tough as possible whenever you face him. I think we did a pretty good job,” Antetokounmpo told reporters, via Eurohoops.net.
Antetokounmpo made a triple-double, with 33 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists. For his part, Westbrook went for 42 points, 10 boards and 12 assists.
Thanks to their 125-119 win, the Bucks improved to 24-14 and are on a three-game winning streak. On the other hand, the Wizards lost their third straight and dropped to 14-23.