NBA Roundup: Bucks Overcome Deficit, Suns Extend Streak, Magic, Nets, Cavs Roll



by SEDEDIN DEDOVIC

NBA Roundup: Bucks Overcome Deficit, Suns Extend Streak, Magic, Nets, Cavs Roll
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The Milwaukee Bucks overcame a 26-point deficit to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 108-102 on Sunday night. The Bucks were led by Giannis Antetokounmpo, who scored 33 points and grabbed 14 rebounds. Damian Lillard added 31 points for Portland.

The Bucks trailed by as many as 26 points in the second quarter, but tied the game at 93-93 with 3:18 left in the fourth quarter. Antetokounmpo then scored the go-ahead goal with 1:40 left, and the Bucks held on for the win.

The win was the Bucks' fifth straight and improved their record to 10-6. The Trail Blazers, meanwhile, fell to 5-11.

The Phoenix Suns extended their winning streak to seven with a win over the New York Knicks

The Suns extended their winning streak to seven games with a 116-113 victory over the New York Knicks on Sunday night.

They were led by Devin Booker, who scored 28 points, including the decisive 3-pointer with 1.7 seconds left. The Suns led by as many as 15 points in the first half, but the Knicks rallied and took a 108-105 lead with 1:18 left in the game.

Booker then hit a game-winning 3-pointer, and the Suns held on for the win. The win was the Suns' sixth straight on the road and improved their record to 11-4. The Knicks, meanwhile, fell to 7-8.

Orlando Magic, Brooklyn Nets and Cleveland Cavaliers extend their winning streak

In other NBA action on Sunday night, the Orlando Magic extended their winning streak to seven games with a 130-117 victory over the Charlotte Hornets.

Magic was led by Nikola Vucevic with 30 points and 10 rebounds. The Brooklyn Nets extended their winning streak to six games with a 118-109 victory over the Chicago Bulls. Cam Thomas led the Nets with 30 points. Cavaliers extended their winning streak to five games with a 105-102 victory over the Toronto Raptors.

Donovan Mitchell led the Cavaliers with 33 points.

The Minnesota Timberwolves stay atop the West with a win over the Memphis Grizzlies

Timberwolves stayed in first place in the Western Conference with a 119-97 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday night.

The Timberwolves were led by Anthony Edwards, who scored 24 points. Karl-Anthony Towns added 18 points. The win was the Timberwolves' second straight and improved their record to 12-4. The Grizzlies, meanwhile, fell to 6-9.

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