Giannis Antetokounmpo has learned that exuberant celebrations after slam dunks have sapped too much energy.
Giannis Antetokounmpo produced a performance not seen since Charles Barkley in the 1980s as the Milwaukee Bucks won again.
The Los Angeles Lakers are desperate to avoid the play-in tournament and helped their cause with a last-gasp win over the New York Knicks.
The Golden State Warriors won behind Stephen Curry's brilliance as Russell Westbrook became the triple-double king on Monday.
Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks moved to second place in the east with a win over the Houston Rockets.
Bojan Bogdanovic scored a career-high 48 points as the Utah Jazz stayed on top in the Western Conference.
Joel Embiid fuelled the streaking Philadelphia 76ers as Russell Westbrook posted another triple-double midweek.
Mike Budenholzer said Milwaukee's big three are still ominously trying to find their rhythm with the NBA playoffs around the corner.
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 36 points, while Khris Middleton was crucial down the stretch as the Milwaukee Bucks clinched.
Kevin Durant reflected on the Brooklyn Nets' latest defeat against the Milwaukee Bucks.