Mar 3, 2014; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Milwaukee Bucks guard Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) dunks against Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert (27) in the 4th quarter at BMO Harris Bradley Center. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

Milwaukee Bucks Lose To Utah Jazz In Summer League


Jabari Parker bounced back with a nice game Monday night in the Las Vegas Summer League, scoring 14 points and picking off four steals, but the Milwaukee Bucks were blown out by the Utah Jazz 87-71 at Thomas & Mack Arena in their final game of round-robin play.

The Jazz won each of the first three quarters and had a 69-50 lead heading into the fourth.

Rodney Hood, the 23rd overall pick in last month’s draft and Parker’s Duke teammate last season, stole the show, hitting 7-of-10 from long range and scoring a game-high 29 points to go with five assists.

Second-year big man Rudy Gobert added 13 points to go with nine rebounds and five blocked shots for the Jazz and Brock Motum was 7-for-9 and scored 16 points in just 19 minutes.

Giannis Antetokounmpo led the Bucks with 15 points, but was just 6-for-16 and missed all four of his 3-point attempts in 32 minutes. He also dished five assists and had three steals.

Parker played 28 minutes and was 6-for-14 from the floor, but had only two rebounds.

The Bucks shot only 40.5 percent overall and were 1-for-12 from 3-point range and 10-for-19 from the foul line.

Former Wisconsin Badgers standouts Jordan Taylor and Ben Brust saw limited action for Milwaukee, which finished pool play 0-3 and won only 4½ quarters of the 12 they played.

Taylor was 0-for-2 with a rebound in seven minutes while Brust missed all three of his shots—all from 3-point range—and had two rebounds in seven minutes of playing time.

The Bucks will find out their seeding for the tournament-style portion of the league after Tuesday’s results are done, but they can’t finish higher than 20th.

The Charlotte Hornets has already concluded play and will finish behind the Bucks with an 0-3 record and four quarters won.

The Atlanta Hawks, Houston Rockets and Minnesota Timberwolves are all 0-2 entering Tuesday’s round-robin finales.

Atlanta plays the Portland Trail Blazers, the Rockets take on the Los Angeles Clippers and Minnesota faces off with the Chicago Bulls.

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