Giannis Antetokounmpo had 28 points and 12 rebounds, and Milwaukee snapped a four-game skid with a 94-87 victory over the Spurs on Friday night in San Antonio during Eric Bledsoe’s debut with the Bucks.
Bledsoe started in his first game with Milwaukee three days after being acquired in a trade with Phoenix. Bledsoe made his first attempt, a runner from 13 feet, and he finished with 13 points and seven assists on six-for-15 shooting.
The Bucks won for the first time in November and snapped the Spurs’ three-game winning streak.
Antetokounmpo and San Antonio forward LaMarcus Aldridge played to an early stalemate in a battle of the teams’ star big men.
Shane Larkin added 16 off the bench and the Celtics overcame an injury to Kyrie Irving and a 12-point, fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Hornets. Terry Rozier finished with 15 points, seven rebounds and four assists, playing an increased role after Irving left the game in the first quarter after taking an elbow to the face.
Miami 84, at Utah 74: Dion Waiters scored 21 points, and the Heat rallied to beat the Jazz. Goran Dragic had 18 points for Miami, and Tyler Johnson finished with 11 on an ugly night for each team on the offensive end.
Indiana 105, at Chicago