Giannis Antetokounmpo helps Bucks down Magic on return from injury

PA Sport Staff
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Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 22 points and grabbed six rebounds on his return from injury as the Milwaukee Bucks saw off the Orlando Magic 121-99.

The reigning NBA MVP had sat out Milwaukee ‘s win over the Cleveland Cavaliers with a back complaint, but helped the Bucks to a second successive victory while Bobby Portis and Khris Middleton both contributed 20 points.

Pascal Siakam recorded a triple-double – 22 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists – but his Toronto Raptors fell to the Portland Trail Blazers 112-111.

CJ McCollum, who top scored for Portland with 30 points, got the game winner on a jump shot with less than 10 seconds to play.

The Atlanta Hawks outscored the Philadelphia 76ers 37-18 in the second quarter on their way to a resounding 112-94 win, with Trae Young getting 26 points.

Elsewhere, Gordon Hayward scored 34 points in a 109-88 victory for the Charlotte Hornets over the New York Knicks, the Memphis Grizzlies overcame the Cavaliers 101-91 and Bradley Beal led the scoring with 34 points as the Washington Wizards saw off the Phoenix Suns 128-107.

The Sacramento Kings edged past the Indiana Pacers 127-122 while the clash between the Dallas Mavericks and New Orleans Pelicans was postponed.