MILWAUKEE FINAL: Bulls 118, Bucks 113. (Bulls 8-10, 3-5 on the road).
LEADING SCORERS: Bulls: DeRozan 36pts. Bucks: Antetokounmpo: 36 points.
LEADING REBOUNDERS: Bulls: Drummond 8. Bucks: Portis:
LEAD ASSISTANT: Bulls: DeRozan: 8. Bucks: Holiday: 11
GAME CCI STAT: The Bulls posted a season-high 12 block shots and a season-high 18 made three-pointers.
CCI RECAP: The Bulls came through at crunch time as Cobby White nailed two of his four-three pointers and Nikola Vucević followed by a three-ball insurance that handed the Bucks only their second home loss in 11 games. The Bulls went past the arc 18 of 42 for 42%. They finished the game with a 12-4 run DeMar DeRozan led all scorers with 36 points. He had also dished out eight of the Bulls’ 30 assists.
Giannis Antetokounmpo had 36-11-7 for the Bucks.
Goran Dragic missed the game with a left cervical sting. His status for tomorrow’s game against the Thunder is unclear.
THE 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 ended a four-game slide.
Cleveland 114, Portland 96. Donovan Mitchell scored 34 as the Cavs went 4-0 in their home stands.
New Orleans 129, San Antonio 110. Zion Williamson scored a season-high 32 points as the Pelicans handed the Spurs their sixth straight loss.
Minnesota 115, Indiana 101. Karl-Anthony Towns scored nine consecutive points in the third quarter as the T-Wolves snapped Indiana’s five-game win streak.
Brooklyn 112, Toronto 98. Kyrie Irving scored 29 points and defeated the short-handed Raps who only dressed 10 players.
107 Charlotte, 101 Philadelphia. The 76ers again played without Joel Embiid, Tyrese Maxey and James Harden.
Atlnata 115, Sacramento 106. The Hawks ended the Kings’ seven-game win streak.
Golden State 124, Los Angeles Clippers 107. Kawhi Leonard and Paul George are sidelined with injuries. No timetable for their return.
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