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Depleted Rockets travel to Milwaukee to take on sizzling Bucks

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Due to a plethora of injuries, what’s left of the Houston Rockets will attempt to sweep their two-game regular-season series against the Milwaukee Bucks.

Milwaukee Bucks v Houston Rockets Photo by Troy Fields/NBAE via Getty Images

Houston Rockets (16-50) vs. Milwaukee Bucks (42-24) May 7, 2021, 7:00 p.m. CT

Location: Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee, WI

TV: AT&T SportsNet

Radio: SportsTalk790

Online: Rockets App

Bucks SB Nation Blog: Brew Hoop


Projected Starting Lineups

Rockets: DJ Augustin, Armoni Brooks, Kenyon Martin Jr., DaQuan Jeffries, Kelly Olynyk

Bucks: Jrue Holiday, Donte DiVincenzo, Khris Middleton, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Brook Lopez


After falling to the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday, the Houston Rockets enter tonight’s game seeking to end a three-game losing streak. Prior to their current losing streak, the Rockets’ last win came in a 143-136 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks. Kevin Porter Jr. scored a career-best 50 points while draining nine of his 15 shots from the outside.

Due to a sprained ankle, Porter is one of eight players listed as out for tonight’s game. The Rockets enter the Fiserv Forum with 13 players listed on the injury report.

For Milwaukee, the Bucks enter their home arena on a four-game winning streak following a 135-134 victory against the Washington Wizards on Wednesday. After returning from an injured ankle sustained against the Rockets, Giannis Antetokounmpo is averaging 36.0 points, 9.6 rebounds and 5.3 assists over his last three games.

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