Mu­diay leads Knicks to OT win over Bucks ... Nets handed sixth straight loss ... Curry re­turns in War­riors de­feat

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Em­manuel Mu­diay

scored 28 points to lead the New York Knicks to a 136-134 over­time win over the Mil­wau­kee Bucks on Sat­ur­day.

Kevin Rookie for­ward Knox

scored a ca­reer-high 26 points as New York snapped a two-game los­ing streak. Damyean Dot­son

and Tim Har­d­away Jr.

added Noah Von­leh 21 points each.

con­trib­uted 15 points. Gian­nis An­te­tok­oun­mpo

had 33 points and 19 re­bounds for Mil­wau­kee, which has lost three

Eric Bled­soe of its last five. Mal­colm

added 27 points. Brog­don fin­ished Brook Lopez with 22 points,

Khris Mid­dle­ton had 13, and Tony Snell

and each chipped in with 10.

New York took its first lead since Har­d­away’s 3-poin­ter mid­way through the first

Enes Kan­ter’s quar­ter on jumper from the wing 3:13 into the third pe­riod, giv­ing the Knicks a 71-70 ad­van­tage.

But that lead didn’t last long as Mil­wau­kee went on a 17-0 run be­fore Knox hit a 3-poin­ter. The Bucks led by as many as 16 points be­fore the Knicks ral­lied, scor­ing the last seven points of the quar­ter and cut­ting the deficit to four at 97-93. Mitchell Robin­son

opened the fourth quar­ter with a layup as the Knicks closed within two, but An­te­tok­oun­mpo con­verted a three-point

Ster­ling Brown play, added a four-point play and Brog­don hit a 3-poin­ter as Mil­wau­kee pushed the lead to eight, 107-99. Mo­ments later, Brown scored on a layup and ex­tended the lead to 113-99.


John Wall

scored 30 points, Bradley Beal

added 22 and the Wash­ing­ton Wizards handed Brook­lyn its sixth straight loss, beat­ing the Nets 102-88 on Sat­ur­day night.

Marki­eff Mor­ris re­bounded from a 1-for10 shoot­ing night Fri­day in a loss at Philadel­phia to score 20 points on 9-for-12 shoot­ing. He had 15 points in the fourth quar­ter. Allen Crabbe

led Brook­lyn with 14 points. The los­ing streak is the Nets’ long­est since an eightgame skid in Fe­bru­ary.

At 88 points, the Nets — com­ing off a dou­ble-over­time home loss to Mem­phis on Fri­day night, had their low­est-scor­ing game of sea­son. It also was the low­est to­tal the Wizards have al­lowed.


Blake Grif­fin scored 26 An­dre Drum­mond points and added a dou­ble-dou­ble as the Detroit Pis­tons ex­tended their win­ning streak to five games with a 111-102 vic­tory over the Golden State War­riors on Sat­ur­day night. Stephen Curry re­turned to the Golden State lineup af­ter miss­ing 11 games with a groin strain and scored 27 points on 10-of21 shoot­ing. Curry went 3 of 9 from 3-point range.

Drum­mond fin­ished with 16 points and 19 re­bounds, in­clud­ing eight of­fen­sive boards. Detroit had six play­ers score in dou­ble fig­ures. Kevin Du­rant

scored 28 points for Golden State, and Klay Thomp­son

added 21. But the War­riors couldn’t over­come Detroit’s dom­i­nance on the of­fen­sive glass. The Pis­tons fin­ished with 14 of­fen­sive re­bounds to Golden State’s eight.

Curry missed his first three shots, all 3-point­ers, but drove to the bas­ket for a three-point play on the first posses­sion of the sec­ond quar­ter.


James Harden

made six 3-point­ers and scored 30 points to help the Hous­ton Rock­ets to their sec­ond straight win, 121105, over the Chicago Bulls on Sat­ur­day night.

The vic­tory comes a night af­ter the Rock­ets snapped a sea­son-high four game skid with a win 136105 win at San An­to­nio.

Hous­ton was up by 12 en­ter­ing the fourth quar­ter and used a 13-7 run to start the pe­riod.


New York Knicks’ Em­manuel Mu­diay scored 28 points in an up­set win over the Mil­wau­kee Bucks at Madi­son Square Gar­den Sat­ur­day night.

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