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The Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Los Angeles Lakers with a 112-97 score Wednesday in an NBA game.

In the battle of the Antetokounmpo brothers, with Giannis and Thanasis playing for the Bucks and Kostas playing for the Lakers, the Bucks were the winning side.

The reigning MVP Giannis made a double-double with 25 points, ten rebounds, while Jrue Holiday was the highest scorer of his team with 28 points and eight rebounds at the Staples Center.

Khris Middleton finished with 17 points and eight assists.

In only two minutes of playing time, Kostas was scoreless for the Lakers, while Thanasis scored 8 points in 12 minutes for the Bucks.

Montrezl Harrell came off the bench for the Lakers to add 19 points and German guard Dennis Schroder scored 17 points.

Kyle Kuzma played with 16 points and seven rebounds.

The third-place Bucks improved to a 30-17 win/loss record in the Eastern Conference, while the Lakers now have 30 wins and 18 losses.

Jazz clinch win over Grizzlies

The Utah Jazz defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 111-107 to extend their winning streak to seven games at FedExForum.

Jazz’s Mike Conley was his team’s highest scorer with 26 points as Jordan Clarkson came off the bench to finish with 24 points.

The Grizzlies’ Ja Morant scored 36 points but his effort couldn’t avoid the loss to Jazz.

The Western Conference leaders Jazz had a 36-11 win/loss record, while the Grizzlies now have 22 wins and 23 losses.

*Results:

Detroit Pistons – Portland Trail Blazers: 101-124

Indiana Pacers – Miami Heat: 87-92

Brooklyn Nets – Houston Rockets: 120-108

Boston Celtics – Dallas Mavericks: 108-113

Memphis Grizzlies – Utah Jazz: 107-111

Oklahoma City Thunder – Toronto Raptors: 113-103

Minnesota Timberwolves – New York Knicks: 102-101

San Antonio Spurs – Sacramento Kings: 120-106

Los Angeles Lakers – Milwaukee Bucks: 97-112

Phoenix Suns – Chicago Bulls: 121-116

*First team home team

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