The New York Knicks lost a game and their star player Tuesday night.

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 23 points, 11 rebounds and six assists as the visiting Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Knicks in a game that included New York's Kristaps Porzingis tearing his left anterior cruciate ligament.

Eric Bledsoe also scored 23 points and Khris Middleton added 20 for Milwaukee. Enes Kanter had 19 points and 16 rebounds and Courtney Lee added 14 points for the Knicks, who lost leading scorer Porzingis midway through the second quarter.

An MRI exam revealed the ACL tear, and Yahoo Sports' Shams Charania reported that Porzingis would undergo season-ending surgery.

Magic 116, Cavaliers 98

Jonathon Simmons scored a career-high 34 points on 12-of-17 shooting, and host Orlando overcame a 21-point, second-quarter deficit to beat sinking Cleveland.

Evan Fournier added 19 points as the Magic won for the third time in four games following a 3-20 stretch.

LeBron James had 25 points and 10 rebounds but couldn't prevent Cleveland from losing for the 13th time in the past 19 games. The Cavaliers were outscored 65-31 in the second half while shooting just 30.8 percent from the field to drop to 42.9 percent for the game.

Thunder 125, Warriors 105

Russell Westbrook scored 21 of his 34 points in a dominant first quarter, helping Oklahoma City build a lead it would never relinquish en route to a victory over Golden State in Oakland, Calif.

Paul George poured in a game-high 38 points and grabbed six steals to lead a Thunder defense that forced 25 turnovers. Oklahoma City snapped a four-game losing streak despite seeing Carmelo Anthony leave the game for good midway through the first quarter due to a sprained ankle.

Kevin Durant had a team-high 33 points for the Warriors, who lost a second straight game for the first time this season. They had been 11-0 in games immediately following a loss.

Raptors 111, Celtics 91

Kyle Lowry scored a game-high 23 points and CJ Miles added 20 to power host Toronto to a blowout of Boston.

The Raptors overcame 17 points from Boston's Kyrie Irving in his return to action. Irving had missed three games due to a right quad contusion.

Toronto moved within one game of Boston atop the East standings with a third straight win. The Celtics had won four straight and five of six following a season-worst, four-game skid.

Rockets 123, Nets 113

James Harden scored 36 points as visiting Houston beat Brooklyn.

Harden helped the Rockets win for the 12th time in 14 games by shooting 11 of 23, making all 10 free-throw attempts and 4 of 10 3-point attempts. Houston's Chris Paul added 25 points while Clint Capela contributed 18.

DeMarre Carroll scored 21 points for the Nets, who lost for the seventh time in eight games. Brooklyn also lost Caris LeVert to a possible concussion when he fell to the floor while being hit by Nene on the final possession of the third quarter.

76ers 115, Wizards 102

Joel Embiid scored 27 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Philadelphia past visiting Washington.

Philadelphia's Dario Saric scored 20 points, JJ Redick added 18 and Ben Simmons had 15 points, eight assists and six rebounds.

Bradley Beal finished with 30 points while Otto Porter Jr. added 17 for the Wizards, who had their five-game winning streak snapped.

Hawks 108, Grizzlies 82

Dennis Schroder scored 22 points, and host Atlanta capitalized on 27 Memphis turnovers in a win over the reeling Grizzlies.

Twelve different Hawks scored, leading Atlanta to back-to-back wins for only the third time this season.

Mario Chalmers scored 13 points to lead the Grizzlies, who lost all four games on a road trip that ended Tuesday in Atlanta. Memphis has dropped six of seven overall.

Lakers 112, Suns 93

Brandon Ingram scored 26 points and Julius Randle added 21 as Los Angeles extended its best run since 2013 with a blowout of visiting Phoenix.

Kyle Kuzma had 16 points and Josh Hart added 15 points and 11 rebounds for the Lakers, who have won three in a row, seven of nine and 11 of 15.

TJ Warren had 24 points and Josh Jackson added 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Suns, who played without leading scorer Devin Booker (hip pointer).


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