Giannis Antetokounmpo and Bobby Portis led the reigning NBA champions, Milwaukee Bucks, to a third consecutive victory in the NBA this season with a double-double each.
Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Orlando Magic 117-108 for the win. Giannis Antetokounmpo led the scoring for the Bucks with 32 points and 20 rebounds, and Bobby Portis contributed 24 points and 15 rebounds for the champions.
Milwaukee Bucks have struggled in the early rounds of this season, and their third straight win takes their record to 9-8 for the season.
Washington Wizards defeated Miami Heat 103-100 to improve to 11-5 for the season. Bradley Beal led the scoring with 21 points, four rebounds and nine assists for the Wizards. Spencer Dinwiddie and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope both recorded 16 points each.
Indiana Pacers defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 111-97. Domantas Sabonis recorded a double-double for the Pacers in the win with 20 points and ten rebounds.
Ime Udoka’s Boston Celtics picked up a 111-105 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder to improve to 9-8 for the season. Jayson Tatum led the scoring with 33 points, eight rebounds and five assists. Dennis Schroder contributed 29 points.
Atlanta Hawks defeated the Charlotte Hornets 115-105 in their NBA clash. Clint Capela recorded 20 points and 15 rebounds for the Hawks, and LaMelo Ball secured his first triple-double of the season with 15 points, ten rebounds and 11 assists for the Charlotte Hornets.
Minnesota Timberwolves secured a huge 138-95 win over the Memphis Grizzlies in their NBA meeting. DeAngelo Russell led the scoring for the Timberwolves with 28 points, four rebounds and five assists. Anthony Edwards and Karl-Anthony Towns had 23 and 21 points, respectively.
Damian Lillard recorded a season-high 39 points as the Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 118-111 to pick up their third straight win in the league. Jusuf Nurkic recorded a double-double of 11 points and 11 rebounds for the Trail Blazers in the game.