NBA roundup: Milwaukee Bucks beat the Chicago Bulls 118-112

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NBA roundup: Milwaukee Bucks beat the Chicago Bulls 118-112

Milwaukee Bucks superstar, Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 34 points and recorded his sixth double-double in a row to see his side beat the Chicago Bulls 118-112.

Pouring in 34 points, 16 rebounds, and 5 assists, Giannis led his Bucks past a Bulls team that was just a single game ahead of them in the standings.

With the outcome of this matchup, the two teams are now tied for 3rd in the Eastern Conference.

The Orlando Magic ended a nine-game losing streak with a 103-97 win against the Toronto Raptors, while the Houston Rockets continued their own losing streak – it now stands at 12 games – after going down 116-101 against the Denver Nuggets.

DeMarcus Cousins’ 31 points for the Nuggets was his best return of the season.

The Detroit Pistons overcame the Indiana Pacers 111-106, the New Orleans Pelicans breezed past the Utah Jazz by 124 points to 90, for a fourth consecutive victory, the Atlanta Hawks beat the Washington Wizards 117-114 and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 138-101.

Rising star Tyrese Maxey scored 33 points to help the Philadelphia 76ers to a 125-119 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Western conference leaders the Phoenix Suns completed a late comeback to beat the New York Knicks 115-114.

Cameron Johnson scored a career-high 38 points for Phoenix and it was his three-pointer in the final seconds that gave his side the win.