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Antetokounmpo inspires Bucks, Spurs beaten

Antetokounmpo inspires Bucks, Spurs beaten

The Milwaukee Bucks stunned the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA as the San Antonio Spurs also suffered a surprise loss.

Led by Giannis Antetokounmpo, the Bucks recorded a 118-101 win over the Cavs on Tuesday.

The Spurs also had a winning run ended as they were surprisingly beaten 95-83 by the Orlando Magic.

The Los Angeles Clippers and Houston Rockets were also beaten.

 

ANTETOKOUNMPO STARS

Antetokounmpo had a double-double of 34 points and 12 rebounds in the Bucks' victory.

He was one of five Bucks players in double digits for points, while LeBron James had a team-high 22 for the Cavs.

Kyrie Irving (20 points) and Kevin Love (13 points and 13 rebounds) were unable to prevent the Cavs having their four-game winning run ended.

 

MAGIC STUN SPURS

The Spurs' nine-game streak was also snapped.

Nikola Vucevic had a double-double of 12 points and 10 rebounds off the bench for the Magic, who outscored the Spurs in every quarter except the first.

Kawhi Leonard (21 points) and LaMarcus Aldridge (16) led the Spurs.

 

CLIPPERS, ROCKETS DOWNED

Sean Kilpatrick (38 points and 14 rebounds) inspired the Brooklyn Nets to a 127-122 double-overtime win against the Clippers, who have now lost three straight.

James Harden had 26 points for the Rockets, but his team went down to the Utah Jazz 120-101.

 

GIANNIS DOMINATES

PISTONS, PELICANS WIN

The Detroit Pistons were too good for the Charlotte Hornets 112-89 and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Los Angeles Lakers 105-88 thanks to a 41-point haul from Anthony Davis.

 

WESTBROOK BACK

The red-hot Russell Westbrook, who is averaging 30.9 points, 10.3 rebounds and 11.3 assists per game this season, and the Oklahoma City Thunder (11-8) face the Washington Wizards (6-10) on Wednesday.