Porzingis outscored Antetokounmpo 8-3 in the fourth quarter before fouling out. The 7-foot-3 Latvian held Antetokounmpo to 3-of-9 shooting (0-of-5 on contested shots) and two turnovers for the game.
Antetokounmpo recorded his 14th straight 20-point game, the longest streak by a Bucks player since Michael Redd had 14 straight in 2006-07.
Anthony makes a big shot … and passes
Carmelo Anthony scored a go-ahead 3-pointer with less than a minute left in the game. Anthony went 3-of-10 in the fourth quarter but also had three assists. He had 10 assists for the game, the second time in his Knicks career he had that many assists (also in 2012 against the Celtics).
Anthony scored or assisted on 20 of the Knicks’ 33 points in the fourth quarter. The Knicks shot 7 of 9 off Anthony’s passes in the second half.
All 450 available roster spots in the NBA have been filled for most of the season to date, but eight teams suddenly have an opening. Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Philadelphia, Phoenix and San Antonio are all down to 14-man rosters after making cuts from the list of players on non-guaranteed contracts provided in our last Son of WD dispatch.
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