Bucks give up early lead in preseason loss to Pacers


EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Indiana outscored Milwaukee 49-12 over the final 17 minutes of the first half, going into the break with a 62-31 lead and cruising from there.

Rodney Stuckey led the Pacers with 21 points. Giannis Antetokounmpo had 20 points, six assists and five rebounds in 24 minutes for Milwaukee.

BUCKS: Jabari Parker, John Henson and Michael Carter-Williams each scored 11 points. . . . The Bucks were plus-12 when Henson was on the floor.

PACERS: Paul George (illness) got the night off. . . . Stuckey was 4-for-4 from 3-point range. . . . Jeff Teague scored 15 points and Lavoy Allen finished with 12 points and 11 rebounds. . . . Al Jefferson grabbed 10 rebounds, all defensive, in 21 minutes.

UP NEXT: Milwaukee (2-1) hosts Chicago on Saturday. Indiana (3-1) hosts former coach Frank Vogel and Orlando on Friday.