The Milwaukee Bucks made an NBA report 29 3-pointers whereas routing the host Miami Warmth 144-97 in a wire-to-wire victory on Tuesday evening.
The Bucks shot 56.9 p.c from lengthy distance (29-for-51) and acquired 3-pointers from 12 totally different gamers — everybody who noticed the court docket apart from two-time NBA Most Worthwhile Participant Giannis Antetokounmpo. The outdated NBA mark of 27 3-pointers was set by the Houston Rockets on April 7, 2019, towards the Phoenix Suns.
The Warmth, who eradicated the Bucks in 5 video games in final season’s Japanese Convention semifinals, will get a rematch with Milwaukee on Wednesday evening when the groups meet once more in Miami.
Khris Middleton led the Bucks with 25 factors whereas going 4-for-5 on 3-point makes an attempt. Jrue Vacation added 24 factors and hit 6 of 10 from lengthy vary. Miami, enjoying with out Jimmy Butler (sprained proper ankle), was led by Tyler Herro’s 23 factors and 7 assists.
Phoenix Suns 111 – New Orleans Pelicans 86
Jae Crowder scored a season-high 21 factors and Cameron Johnson added 18 as host Phoenix tried an alternate strategy and earned a straightforward win over New Orleans.
The Suns’ proficient guard duo of Devin Booker and Chris Paul took extra of a again seat. Booker completed with eight factors, his lowest whole since April 2019, whereas Paul had 9 factors and 9 assists.
Zion Williamson scored 20 factors and Brandon Ingram added 13 for the Pelicans, who fell for the second time previously three video games, with each losses approaching the highway.
New York Knicks 95 – Cleveland Cavaliers 86
Julius Randle scored a game-high 28 factors and recorded his first triple-double of the season as New York frittered away a 16-point, second-quarter lead earlier than step by step pulling away from host Cleveland.
With their second straight win, the Knicks acquired to .500 at 2-2 — the deepest right into a season they’ve been at .500 since they had been 18-18 on Dec. 30, 2017. Randle completed with 12 rebounds and tied a career-high with 11 assists. Elfrid Payton completed with 14 factors, eight rebounds and 7 assists. Reggie Bullock had 17 factors.
Andre Drummond had a double-double for the Cavaliers with 18 factors and 17 rebounds. Collin Sexton led Cleveland with 20 factors, and Darius Garland scored 17.
Orlando Magic 118 – Oklahoma Metropolis Thunder 107
Nikola Vucevic scored 28 factors to raise Orlando to a highway win over Oklahoma Metropolis, and the Magic improved to 4-0 for the primary time of their 32-year historical past.
The sport was tied early within the fourth quarter, however as common, Orlando closed robust. The Magic outscored Oklahoma Metropolis 31-22 within the fourth. Throughout its sizzling begin, Orlando has scored at the very least 30 factors within the fourth quarter in every sport whereas outscoring the opposition by at the very least 9 factors each time.
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander amassed 23 factors, seven rebounds and 7 assists for the Thunder. Isaiah Roby added 19 factors and 7 boards in his first profession NBA begin.
Chicago Bulls 115 – Washington Wizards 107
Zach LaVine scored 23 factors, Coby White added 18 and Chicago pulled away for a win over host Washington.
Bulls ahead Otto Porter Jr. scored 16 factors, together with 14 within the first half, towards his former crew. Wendell Carter Jr. posted a double-double with 10 factors and 12 rebounds to assist Chicago notch its first victory in 4 video games below coach Billy Donovan.
Russell Westbrook completed with 21 factors, 15 rebounds and 11 assists to report his third triple-double in as many video games since becoming a member of the Wizards. Bradley Beal scored a game-high 29 factors for Washington, which has misplaced its first 4 video games of a season for the primary time since 2012-13.
Boston Celtics 116 – Indiana Pacers 111
Jayson Tatum scored 14 of his game-high 27 factors within the fourth quarter as Boston rallied previous Indiana in Indianapolis.
Tatum added 11 rebounds for the Celtics, who snapped a two-game skid. Jaylen Brown had 20 factors, Marcus Good 17 and Tristan Thompson scored 14 to go together with 10 rebounds.
Victor Oladipo led six Pacers in double figures with 24 factors, Malcolm Brogdon had 19 as Indiana misplaced for the primary time in 4 video games this season.
Golden State Warriors 116 – Detroit Pistons 106
Andrew Wiggins saved 13 of his 27 factors for the ultimate 7:41 as Golden State received a second straight on the highway, defeating Detroit.
Stephen Curry led all scorers with 31 factors because the Warriors, down by as many as 12 within the first half, took benefit of Blake Griffin’s absence after the intermission. Griffin, who had eight factors, 5 rebounds and three assists in 17 first-half minutes, was inadvertently smacked within the jaw by a James Wiseman forearm. He sat out the second half in concussion protocol.
Jerami Grant had 27 factors for the Pistons, who had been enjoying the second evening of a back-to-back. Josh Jackson (17), Rose (15) and Saddiq Bey (11) additionally scored in double figures for Detroit.
Los Angeles Clippers 124 – Minnesota Timberwolves 101
Lou Williams scored 20 factors off the bench and host Los Angeles crushed Minnesota. Williams transformed 7 of 11 photographs because the Clippers bounced again from a franchise-worst, 51-point setback to the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday.
Paul George had 18 factors, six rebounds and 5 assists whereas Serge Ibaka collected 16 factors and eight boards for Los Angeles. The Clippers performed their second consecutive sport with out Kawhi Leonard (mouth laceration) and fourth straight with out Marcus Morris Sr. (sore knee).
D’Angelo Russell led the Timberwolves with 22 factors. Malik Beasley scored 19, and Ricky Rubio had 17. Minnesota was with out Karl-Anthony Cities (dislocated wrist) and Josh Okogie (hamstring pressure).
Sacramento Kings 125 – Denver Nuggets 115
De’Aaron Fox had 24 factors and 9 assists, Richaun Holmes scored 20 factors, and host Sacramento rallied to beat Denver. Marvin Bagley III scored 18 factors, Harrison Barnes and Tyrese Haliburton had 13 apiece and Buddy Hield and Nemanja Bjelica scored 12 every for the Kings.
Denver’s Nikola Jokic completed with 26 factors, 12 assists and 11 rebounds for his third triple-double in 4 video games. It was his forty fourth profession triple-double, a franchise report. Jokic additionally dedicated a career-high-tying 10 turnovers.
Michael Porter Jr. had 30 factors and 10 rebounds, Monte Morris scored 24 rather than Jamal Murray, and Gary Harris added 11 for the Nuggets. Murray sat out on account of a proper elbow contusion.
Philadelphia 76ers 100 – Toronto Raptors 93
Joel Embiid scored 29 factors and grabbed 16 rebounds to raise host Philadelphia previous Toronto. The 76ers outscored the Raptors 18-6 within the ultimate 5 1/2 minutes to drag out the win.
Embiid made 14 of 16 free throws and overcame a quick damage scare within the third quarter. Tobias Harris added 26 factors and 11 rebounds, Seth Curry contributed 17 factors and Ben Simmons had 11 factors, 13 rebounds and 7 assists for the Sixers.
Kyle Lowry led Toronto with 24 factors, 9 assists and eight rebounds. Pascal Siakam added 20 factors earlier than fouling out. OG Anunoby additionally had 20 for the Raptors, who fell to 0-3 for the primary time since 2005-06.
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