TORONTO — Malcolm Brogdon hit
tying and go-ahead 3-pointers in the final 67 seconds and the
Milwaukee Bucks held on to beat the Toronto Raptors 104-99 on
Brogdon scored 18 points,
Giannis Antetokounmpo had 19 points and matched a season high
with 19 rebounds, and Brook Lopez had 19 points for the Bucks,
the first team to beat Toronto twice this season.
Serge Ibaka scored 22 points
and Kawhi Leonard had 20 for the Raptors, who have lost two
straight, the second time this season they've suffered
consecutive defeats. Toronto, which lost 106-105 at Brooklyn
on Friday, dropped three straight from Nov. 12 to 16, losing
at home to New Orleans and Detroit before an overtime defeat
Fred VanVleet scored 19 points
and Pascal Siakam had 17 for the Raptors, whose 21-7 record is
best in the NBA.
Toronto's Kyle Lowry shot 0 for
5 and didn't score for the first time this season. Lowry led
the Raptors with seven assists.
PELICANS 116, PISTONS 108
DETROIT (AP) — Jrue Holiday
scored 37 points and Julius Randle added 28 as New Orleans
dealt Detroit its fourth straight loss.
Pelicans star Anthony Davis
left with a right hip injury after a first-quarter collision
with Blake Griffin. Davis returned early in the third quarter,
but finished with only six points — three before the injury.
He also had five blocks and nine rebounds.
Griffin scored 35 points for
Detroit, Andre Drummond had 23 points and 19 rebounds, and
Langston Galloway added a season-best 24 off the bench.
SPURS 110, JAZZ 97
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — DeMar
DeRozan had 26 points and eight rebounds and Rudy Gay added 23
points and 15 rebounds as San Antonio won its second straight
after dropping four of five.
LaMarcus Aldridge scored 20
points for the Spurs.
Donovan Mitchell scored 27
points, all in the second half, and Ricky Rubio added 26 for
the Jazz. Rudy Gobert was the only other player in double
figures, with 12 points, as Utah had its two-game winning
HORNETS 119, KNICKS 107
NEW YORK (AP) — Kemba Walker
scored 25 points and Jeremy Lamb added 19 to lead Charlotte
past New York.
Tony Parker scored 16 points,
Marvin Williams had 13 and Cody Zeller finished with 12 as
Charlotte led by as many as 28 points in a game it never
Knicks rookie Kevin Knox tied a
season high with 26 points and set a career high with 15
rebounds, while Tim Hardaway Jr. added 21 points.