UNDATED (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks have added another game to their latest winning streak.
Giannis Antetokounmpo had 29 points and 12 rebounds as the Bucks stormed to their sixth consecutive win, 117-97 against the Nets. Khris Middleton scored 20 points in helping Milwaukee improve to an NBA-leading 38-6.
The Bucks shot 50% from the field, made 17 3-pointers and held the short-handed Nets to 33% shooting.
Kyrie Irving had 17 points, six rebounds and six assists for the Nets.
Checking out Saturday’s other NBA action:
— LeBron James dropped in 31 points and had 12 assists in the Lakers’ 124-115 win at Houston. Kyle Kuzma finished with 23 points, while Danny Green and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope each added 20 to help Los Angeles win for the 10th win in 11 games.
— Fred VanVleet returned from a hamstring injury to score 29 points as the Raptors beat the Timberwolves, 122-112. Kyle Lowry added 28 points and seven assists while Norman Powell scored 20 points off the bench in Toronto’s third straight win.
— Devin Booker’s 39 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists were vital to the Suns’ 123-119 win over the Celtics. Deandre Ayton had 26 points and 15 rebounds to help Phoenix overcome Marcus Smart’s team record-tying 11 3-pointers and career-high 37 points.
— Rudy Gobert had a season-high 28 points and 15 rebounds as the Jazz won for the 16th time in 18 games, 123-101 over the Kings. Bojan Bogdanovic had six 3-pointers on his way to 30 points for Utah.
— The 76ers ended a six-game road losing streak as Tobias Harris hit a go-ahead 3-pointer late in the fourth quarter of a 90-87 downing of the Knicks. Ben Simmons had 21 points, Josh Richardson added 18 and reserve Furkan Korkmaz scored 17 in Philadelphia’s third straight win overall.
— Lou Williams scored 14 of his 32 points while the Clippers were outscoring the Pelicans, 31-20 in a 133-130 victory for L.A. Kawhi (kah-WY’) Leonard scored 39 points and Montrezl Harrell added 24 for the Clippers, who trailed by 10 in the final seconds of the third quarter.
— The Thunder earned a 119-106 win over the Trail Blazers as Chris Paul matched a season high with 30 points. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 22 points and Dennis Schroder and Nerlens Noel each added 15 for Oklahoma City.
— Zach LaVine scored 21 of his 42 points in the fourth quarter of the Bulls’ 118-116 comeback over the Cavaliers. Chicago trailed by 15 in the fourth quarter before holding Cleveland to 14 points and forcing 10 turnovers in the period.
— D’Angelo Russell scored 26 points and dished out a season-high 12 assists as the Warriors stopped a 10-game losing streak, 109-95 over the Magic. Jordan Poole scored 21 points off the bench and Eric Paschall had 20 points and nine rebounds as Golden State halted its longest skid in nearly 18 years.
— Derrick Rose had 27 points and nine assists as the Pistons rolled to a 136-103 pounding of the Hawks. Svi Mykhailiuk added 25 points off the bench for Detroit, which shot 59% and won their second straight for the first time since Dec. 9.