NBA roundup: Bucks big rally stage, overtakes Heat

NBA: Miami Heat at Milwaukee Bucks
March 2, 2022; Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA; Miami Heat guard Gabe Vincent (2) shoots Milwaukee Bucks keeper Jrue Holiday (21) during the fourth round at the Fiserv Forum. Required credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA Sports TODAY

March 3, 2022

Jrue Holiday made a winning game with 1.9 seconds left as the Milwaukee Bucks cleared a 14-point deficit in the fourth quarter to beat the Miami Heat 120-119 on Wednesday.

Miami took a 113-99 lead with 7:12 left to play, but the Bucks closed the game 21-6 to end the season against their Eastern Conference rivals with two wins each.

Giannis Antetokounmpo led Milwaukee with 28 points in a 9/20 shoot and 17 rebounds to score a fifth straight double. Khris Middleton has 26 points, and Holiday contributed 25 along with 11 assists.

Tyler Herro overcame the Heat with 30 points from the bench, and he hit seven rebounds. Gabe Vincent scored 21 points, and Bam Adebayo scored 18 points with 12 rebounds.

76ers 123, Knicks 108

Joel Embiid had 27 points and 12 rebounds, Tyrese Maxey scored 25 and hosts Philadelphia beat New York.

James Harden added 26 points, nine assists and nine rebounds on his Philadelphia home debut. The Sixers are leading 3-0 with Harden in the lineup. Tobias Harris scored 14 points and Matisse Thybulle contributed 10 points for the Sixers, who won their fourth game in a row.

RJ Barrett led the Knicks with 30 points, while Julius Randle added 24. New York lost its sixth straight loss.

Suns 120, Trail Blazers 90

Cameron Johnson scored 20 points and Deandre Ayton added 18 points and 8 rebounds as the home team Phoenix overcame Portland.

The Suns avoided their first three-game slip of the season with a convincing win without the service of star lanes behind Devin Booker (COVID-19 protocol) and Chris Paul (broken thumb). Phoenix’s Jae Crowder scored 15 points, 5 rebounds, and 5 steals.

Brandon Williams scored 14 points, Trendon Watford scored 13 points, seven rebounds and six assists, and Drew Eubanks added 13 points and eight rebounds for Portland, which had lost at least 30 points for the third straight game.

Speed ​​122, Magic 114 (OT)

Malcolm Brogdon raked in 31 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists as Indiana overcame an 18-point deficit in the third quarter en route to an extra-time win over Orlando.

Tyrese Haliburton finished with 21 points, Buddy Hield added 17 and Isaiah Jackson hit all eight of his shots to contribute 16 points for the Pacers.

Orlando rookie Franz Wagner scored 28 points, while Mo Bamba added 19 points and 12 rebounds for the Magic.

Jazz 132, Rockets 127 (OT)

Donovan Mitchell scored a game-high 37, Rudy Gobert added his 38th double and Utah overcame a whistle-blower to win over Houston in extra time.

Mitchell added 10 assists and three steals while Gobert picked up 27 points and 17 rebounds for the Jazz, who won for the ninth time in 10 games. However, it was Mike Conley who hit three crucial 3-pointers for Utah, including two in injury time, and scored 12 of his 15 points in the final 5:08.

The Rockets, which dropped out for the 11th consecutive game, forced overtime when Christian Wood (24 points, 10 rebounds) drilled a 3-pointer into the whistle to end regulation.

Thunder 119, Nuggets 107

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 29, Isaiah Roby had a career-high 26 and Oklahoma City won in Denver.

Tre Mann scored 13 and Darius Bazley added 12 for the Thunder, who got their first win in Denver since April 9, 2017.

Nikola Jokic had 22 points and 16 rebounds, Bones Hyland had 19 and Bryn Forbes had 18 for the Nuggets, who had their six-game winning streak. The Denver starters finished 1 to 25 from behind the 3-point arc.

Hornets 119, Cavaliers 98

Terry Rozier scored 29 points and Kelly Oubre Jr added 19 as Charlotte handed the Cleveland hosts their fifth loss in six games.

Darius Garland’s season-high 33 points led the Cavaliers. He had missed the previous three games with lower back pain. Cleveland coach JB Bickerstaff was sent off for the first time in his NBA career with 8:36 left in the third inning. He complained a bit too vehemently about a save against Cedi Osman. Assistant coach Greg Buckner took over.

The Hornets lead the league in goalscoring at 114 per game, while the Cavaliers are the most stingy in the NBA and allow only 102. Range won on Wednesday, as Charlotte ended her season streak with Cleveland two games each. .

Pelicans 125, Kings 95

Brandon Ingram finished with 33 points to lead New Orleans’ six scorers with doubles in the win over Sacramento.

Ingram took 15 of 19 shots from the floor, Jonas Valanciunas had 17 points and 14 rebounds, and CJ McCollum and Naji Marshall each scored 17 as the Pelicans made it 3-0 since the All-time break. Star.

New Orleans, the team that started their long streak against the Suns and Lakers, has averaged 24.3 points over three games. De’Aaron Fox scored 25 points, Harrison Barnes had 19, Domantas Sabonis added 15 points and 14 rebounds for the Kings, who lost for the fifth time in six games.

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