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Antetokounmpo uses all-around game to help Bucks blow out Kings

Player of the game: Forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, playing only the first three quarters, had 17 points, eight rebounds, eight assists and four steals as the Milwaukee Bucks routed the Kings 117-91 Saturday night at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee. The Kings have lost four in a row in falling to 0-4 on their five-game trip. It was their most lopsided loss of the season.

Turning point: The Bucks never trailed but ended any hope of a Kings comeback with a third-quarter eruption. The Kings were outscored 29-15 in the third and fell behind by 31.

X-factor: Mirza Teletovic made 7 of 9 3-point attempts off the bench for the Bucks and finished with 22 points. He scored 13 points to help Milwaukee lead 34-24 after the first quarter.

Injuries: Kings forwards Rudy Gay (rib cartilage strain) and Anthony Tolliver (knee) were out.

Records: Kings 2-5, Bucks 4-2

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