Milwaukee Defeats New York 101-98 - Recap
|Milwaukee Defeats New York 101-98 - Recap|
New York was scorched by Brandon Knight for 25 points as the Bucks defated the Knicks 101-98 in NBA action on Monday.
Milwaukee won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 8-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 195.5.
Milwaukee got 19 points from Khris Middleton and another 15 points from Giannis Antetokounmpo. Brandon Knight contributed 7 assists, while Larry Sanders cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
New York got 36 points from Carmelo Anthony in a losing cause and another 30 points from J.R. Smith. Raymond Felton contributed 7 assists for the Knicks, while Tyson Chandler had 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Milwaukee were victorious, as the score was 50-43 at the break.
Milwaukee had a 44-40 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Milwaukee takes its act on the road to face Denver looking for another win. For New York, they head home to face Portland.