Brandon Knight scores 25, Bucks pull out the close victory against Knicks

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The Milwaukee Bucks nipped the New York Knicks, 101-98. Milwaukee (9-39) has won just two of their last 10 games.

Brandon Knight had another quality performance, putting up 25 points on 10-23 shooting, including 4-8 on 3-point attempts. Other key performers for Milwaukee were Ersan Ilyasova with 13 points and 8 rebounds, and Zaza Pachulia with 12 points and 7 rebounds. Carmelo Anthony had another big game for New York despite the loss, scoring 36 points on 13-25 shooting (5-10 on 3-point attempts), in addition to going 5-6 from the free throw line.

This drops New York (19-29) to 2-1 against Milwaukee on the year.

Coming up, the Bucks battle the Denver Nuggets, who are 22-23 on the season. The Knicks match up with the Portland Trail Blazers, currently sitting at 34-14 this year. The Knicks are 0-1 versus Portland this season.

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