Knicks 116, Bucks 111: Knicks Rally From 18-Point Deficit to Beat Bucks and End Six-Game Skid


Carmelo Anthony after scoring against the Bucks during the second half in Milwaukee. Anthony had 26 points and 10 rebounds.

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MILWAUKEE — Carmelo Anthony had 26 points and 10 assists, including a crucial 3-pointer late in the fourth quarter, and the Knicks stormed back from an 18-point deficit Friday night to beat the Milwaukee Bucks, 116-111, ending a six-game losing streak.

Kristaps Porzingis, who missed the three previous games with a sore left Achilles’ tendon, added 24 points for the Knicks.

With less than a minute remaining, Anthony drained a 3 to put the Knicks in front, 112-111. On the ensuing possession, Lance Thomas stripped Giannis Antetokounmpo of the ball, leading to a fast-break dunk by Courtney Lee.

The Knicks rebounded from a last-second loss to the Bucks on Wednesday when Antetokounmpo hit a step-back jumper at the buzzer that gave Milwaukee a 105-104 win at Madison Square Garden.

Antetokounmpo and Jabari Parker had 25 points each for Milwaukee on Friday.

The Knicks used…

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