FINALS OF MILWAUKEE: Bulls 118, Bucks 113. (Bulls 8-10, 3-5 on the street).
LEADING GOAL RECORDERS: Bulls: DeRozan 36 points. Bucks: Antetokounmpo: 36 points.
LEADING REBOUNDERS: Bulls: Drummond 8. Bucks: Portis:
LEADERSHIP AIDS: Bulls: DeRozan: $8: Vacation: 11
GAME CCI STATUS: The Bulls posted a season-high 12 block shots and a season-high 18 three-pointers made.
CCI RECAP: The cops came through at the crucial time Coby White nailed two of his four-three-pointers and Nikola Vucevic Three-ball insurance followed, giving the Bucks only their second home loss in 11 games. The Bulls went over the arc 18 of 42 for 42%. They finished the game on a 12-4 run as DeMar DeRozan led all scorers with 36 points. He also had eight of the Bulls’ 30 assists dished out.
Giannis Antetokounmpo had 36-11-7 for the Bucks.
Goran Dragic missed the game with a left cervical stinger. His status for tomorrow’s game against the Thunder is unclear.
NEXT: Friday in Oklahoma City.
CCI 24 SECONDS NBA NEWS AND NOTES
Boston 125, Dallas 112. Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown combined for 68 points.
Denver 131, Oklahoma City 126 OT. A big night for three nuggets: Nikola Jokic had 39 points. Aaron Gordon added 30. Bruce Brown recorded a triple-double.
Detroit 125, Utah 116. Back-to-back wins for the resurgent Pistons. Bojan Bogdanovic scored 23 points for Detroit.
Miami 113, Washington 105. Kyle Lowry scored 24 of his 28 points in the first half. Miami finished a four-game slide.
114 Cleveland, 96 Portland. Donovan Mitchell scored 34 goals as the Cavs went 4-0 in their home stand.
New Orleans 129, San Antonio 110. Zion Williamson had a season-high 32 points as the Pelicans handed the Spurs their sixth straight loss.
Minnesota 115, Indiana 101. Karl-Anthony Towns scored nine straight points in the third quarter as the T-Wolves broke Indiana’s five-game winning streak.
112 Brooklyn, 98 Toronto. Kyrie Irving scored 29 points, beating the losing raps who only decked 10 players.
Charlotte 107, Philly 101. The 76ers again played without Joel Embiid, Tyrese Maxey and James Harden.
Atlnata 115, Sacramento 106. The Hawks ended the Kings’ seven-game winning streak.
Golden State 124, Los Angeles Clippers 107. Kawhi Leonard and Paul George remain injured. No timetable for her return.
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