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07 Dec 2019, 12:20 IST

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Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo

The Milwaukee Bucks prolonged their successful streak to 14 video games as birthday boy Giannis Antetokounmpo impressed a 119-91 rout of the Los Angeles Clippers.

Friday’s NBA showdown was one-sided in Milwaukee, the place the Bucks (20-3) led by as many as 41 factors due to Antetokounmpo’s 21st double-double of the season.

Reigning MVP Antetokounmpo – celebrating his 25th birthday – scored 27 factors and 11 rebounds in underneath 30 minutes to down Kawhi Leonard and the Clippers on residence court docket.

Leonard had 17 factors for the Clippers (16-7), whereas star team-mate Paul George added 13.

Elsewhere, LeBron James and Anthony Davis guided the Los Angeles Lakers to a 136-113 victory towards the Portland Path Blazers.

James put up 31 factors and Davis contributed a team-high 39 factors because the Lakers (20-3) claimed their 11th successive highway win.

 

Butler’s triple-double ignites Warmth

Jimmy Butler posted 28 factors, 11 assists and 11 rebounds – his second triple-double of the week – because the Miami Warmth downed the Washington Wizards 112-103. The Warmth are 9-Zero at residence for the primary time in franchise historical past.

The Detroit Pistons edged the Indiana Pacers 108-101 due to 25 factors and 22 rebounds from Andre Drummond. Blake Griffin added 25 factors.

Nikola Jokic recorded a double-double with 30 factors and 10 rebounds however the Denver Nuggets nonetheless misplaced 108-95 to the Boston Celtics.

 

Nance struggles

Larry Nance Jr. performed a game-high 41 minutes within the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 93-87 defeat towards the Orlando Magic. Whereas he collected 11 rebounds, Nance managed simply 4 factors on two-of-10 capturing from the ground. The 26-year-old additionally missed all three of his three-point makes an attempt.

 

LeBron the magician

Someway, James – surrounded by three Blazers gamers – made this shot in Portland.

 

Friday’s outcomes

Orlando Magic 93-87 Cleveland Cavaliers
Detroit Pistons 108-101 Indiana Pacers
Brooklyn Nets 111-104 Charlotte Hornets
Miami Warmth 112-103 Washington Wizards
Golden State Warriors 100-98 Chicago Bulls
Oklahoma Metropolis Thunder 139-127 Minnesota Timberwolves (OT)
Boston Celtics 108-95 Denver Nuggets
Milwaukee Bucks 119-91 Los Angeles Clippers
San Antonio Spurs 105-104 Sacramento Kings (OT)
Los Angeles Lakers 136-113 Portland Path Blazers

 

Cavaliers at 76ers

The Philadelphia 76ers (15-7) are 10-Zero on residence court docket and they are going to be seeking to protect that good document when the Cleveland Cavaliers roll into city on Saturday. After a shock loss to the Wizards within the American capital, the 76ers are in search of a response towards the 5-16 Cavs.

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