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SportBucks, down 20 at half, run away to beat Heat 113-98

04:55  16 march  2019
04:55  16 march  2019 Source:   ap.org

Harden scores 58 points, Rockets rally to beat Heat 121-118

Harden scores 58 points, Rockets rally to beat Heat 121-118 James Harden had 58 points, 10 assists and seven rebounds and the Houston Rockets overcame a 21-point third-quarter deficit to beat the Miami Heat 121-118. Harden made 8 of 18 3-pointers and was 16 of 32 overall from the field and 18 of 18 on free throws. He fell three points short of his career high set at New York on Jan. 23, and had the most point ever against the Heat _ breaking Willie Burton's mark of 53 for Philadelphia on Dec. 13, 1994. Austin Rivers scored 17 points, and Chris Paul and Gary Clark each had 14 to help Houston win its fourth straight game. The Rockets shot 49 percent, including 19 of 46 on 3-pointers.

The Bucks led by eight at halftime and took control in the third quarter. Brogdon scored nine points as Milwaukee began the period on a 28-14 run to take an 84-62 lead midway New Orleans closed within seven points early in the fourth quarter, but Milwaukee scored the next eight points for a 113 - 98 lead.

The Nuggets used a 36-15 run to take a double-digit lead midway through the fourth quarter, and Chandler hit two 3-pointers from the right corner to nail it down after the Suns closed to 109-103 with 4 1/2 minutes remaining. Josh Jackson had 20 points, seven rebounds and five assists.

Bucks, down 20 at half, run away to beat Heat 113-98© The Associated Press Miami Heat guard Josh Richardson (0) shoots next to Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, March 15, 2019, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

MIAMI — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 33 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks rallied from a 20-point halftime deficit to beat the Miami Heat 113-98 on Friday night.

Antetokounmpo also had 16 rebounds and nine assists for the Bucks, who became the first team in NBA history to trail by at least 20 points at the half and win by more than 11. Khris Middleton scored 21 and Eric Bledsoe had 17 for the NBA-best Bucks, who improved to 52-17.

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The Bucks led by eight at halftime and took control in the third quarter. Brogdon scored nine points as Milwaukee began the period on a 28-14 run to take an 84-62 lead midway through the New Orleans was just 3 of 27 on 3-pointers in the first half . The Bucks were better, but not by much, making 4 of 18.

The Bucks led by eight at halftime and took control in the third quarter. Brogdon scored nine points as Milwaukee began the period on a 28-14 run to take an New Orleans closed within seven points early in the fourth quarter, but Milwaukee scored the next eight points for a 113 - 98 lead with 7:46 remaining.

BOX SCORE: BUCKS 113, HEAT 98

Milwaukee outscored Miami 71-36 in the second half.

It matched the biggest halftime deficit overcome for a win in Bucks history — they were down 72-52 at the break against the New York Knicks on Feb. 18, 1977, and won 124-123. They were 0-100 in all other instances, 0-77 on the road.

Justise Winslow had all of his 20 points in the first half for Miami, which had its lead over Orlando and Charlotte for the No. 8 spot in the Eastern Conference trimmed to just one game. Hassan Whiteside had 14 points and 11 rebounds for the Heat, Josh Richardson scored 11 points and Dwyane Wade was one of four players with 10 for Miami.

Antetokounmpo was in total control of the second half, grabbing an offensive rebound with 2:40 left and throwing a no-look, behind-the-head pass to Bledsoe for a layup and a 110-92 lead. Most fans didn't see it — they were long gone by then.

Oubre, Booker help struggling Suns stun NBA-best Bucks, 114-105

Oubre, Booker help struggling Suns stun NBA-best Bucks, 114-105 The Phoenix Suns rallied from a 10-point fourth quarter deficit to beat the NBA-best Milwaukee Bucks 114-105 on Monday night. Devin Booker added 22 points and Deandre Ayton had 19 points and 12 rebounds, including a key layup with 35.8 seconds to play that gave the league-worst Suns a four-point lead. BOX SCORE: SUNS 114, BUCKS 105 All-Star Giannis Antetokounmpo had 21 points and 13 rebounds, and Malcolm Brogdon scored 19 points for the Bucks, who have lost two straight games for the first time this season. Milwaukee shot 36.8 percent as a team.

The HEAT beat the Bucks for the second time in four days with a 113 -106 win at the Bradley Center. The HEAT mounted a 14-4 run to close with within 15 points by the end of the third period and by seven points with 6:28 seconds remaining in the fourth quarter.

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 24 points and the Bucks used a 45-point third quarter to beat the New Orleans Pelicans 130- 113 on Tuesday night. The score was tied at 23 at the end of the first quarter and it was tied four more times before Milwaukee went on a 10-2 run and took a 56-48 halftime lead.

The Bucks lost Malcolm Brogdon in the first quarter to a sore right heel. Brogdon was 0 for 3 in 6 1/2 minutes.

The rally from 23 down was the Bucks' biggest of the season, one better than what they did against Chicago on Nov 16. It was only the fifth game all season where the Bucks trailed by 20 or more, and they're now 2-3 in those games.

Miami's lead was 62-42 at the half, and everything was working.

And then, nothing worked.

The Heat came out flying, leading 25-8 before any of the starters came out for their first rest of the night. The biggest lead was 37-14 with a minute to go in the opening quarter, and the Bucks pared that down to 13 on three occasions in the second quarter. Miami wound up closing the half on a 10-3 spurt to push the lead back to 20.

It all changed — and fast.

The Bucks made as many 3-pointers in the third quarter — five — as the Heat made field goals. Middleton and Ersan Ilyasova each had 10 points in the quarter, Miami shot 5 for 20 and got outrebounded 16-8, and the lead was down to one going into the fourth.

Antetokounmpo powers Bucks past Hornets for 50th win

Antetokounmpo powers Bucks past Hornets for 50th win Giannis Antetokounmpo had 26 points, 13 rebounds and six assists, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Charlotte Hornets 131-114 on Saturday night for their NBA-best 50th victory.Brook Lopez added 25 points and eight rebounds as the Bucks used a second-half surge to knock out the Hornets. It's just the second 50-win season in the past 30 years for Milwaukee (50-16), which went 52-30 during the 2000-01 season and reached the Eastern Conference finals. BOX SCORE: BUCKS 131, HORNETS 114 The Bucks went 17 for 44 from 3-point range and placed six players in double figures.

The Bucks led by eight at halftime and took control in the third quarter. Brogdon scored nine points as Milwaukee began the period on a 28-14 run to take an New Orleans closed within seven points early in the fourth quarter, but Milwaukee scored the next eight points for a 113 - 98 lead with 7:46 remaining.

Durban Heat , elected to field first. Player Of The Match. Henry Davids lead the way with the bat, cracking a 25-ball 46 as they reached 98 for 2. The total was adjusted to 113 for "T 20 cricket is about finding a little momentum, so with back to back games coming up this win was important," says Paarl

Wade got hurt late in the third quarter, grabbing at his right hip. He went to the locker room, returned midway through the fourth and by then the Bucks were up by 10.

TIP-INS

Bucks: The 20-point halftime deficit was Milwaukee's largest of the season. The Bucks trailed Chicago by 18 at the break on Nov. 16 — then outscored the Bulls 78-41 in the second half and won easily. ... George Hill returned after a nine-game absence with an adductor strain. He had to start the second half with Brogdon out.

Heat: It was the fourth time in franchise history that Miami lost when leading by 20 or more at the half. The Heat had been 51-0 all-time at home and 71-3 all-time overall with that big a lead at the break. ... Miami signed guard Charles Cooke to a 10-day contract before the game. Cooke has been with the team's G League affiliate in Sioux Falls.

CLOSING IN

Bucks center Brook Lopez was 0 for 1 from 3-point range. He's now up to 436 3s attempted in the 2018-19 campaign, three shy of matching Channing Frye's mark for the most ever by a 7-footer in a season. Frye tried 439 in 2010-11.

ONLY ONE

Miami was bidding to become the second team this season to beat Milwaukee twice. Only Phoenix has managed to do that so far in 2018-19.

UP NEXT

Bucks: Host Philadelphia on Sunday.

Heat: Host Charlotte on Sunday.

Related slideshow: 2018-19 NBA season (Provided by imagn)

Bucks, down 20 at half, run away to beat Heat 113-98

Bledsoe scores 23 to lead Bucks past Rockets, 108-94.
Eric Bledsoe scored 23 points, including 16 in a decisive third quarter, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Houston Rockets 108-94. Giannis Antetokounmpo had 19 points and 14 rebounds for Milwaukee, which improved to an NBA-best 56-19. James Harden scored 23 and Chris Paul 19 for Houston, which lost for just the third time in 17 games. Harden shot just 9 of 26, including 1 for 9 from 3-point range with Bledsoe closely guarding him throughout most of the game. BOX SCORE: BUCKS 108, ROCKETS 94 After a tightly contested first half, the Bucks grabbed control in the third, sparked by Bledsoe's clutch shooting.

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