NBA SCOREBOARD (regular season concludes May 16)…
MILWAUKEE 117 – Brooklyn 114… Giannis Antetokounmpo poured in a game-high 49 points and the Bucks fought off the Nets. Khris Middleton scored 26 points and brought down 11 rebounds.
Portland 129 – BOSTON 119… The Trail Blazers held off the Celtics for their fourth straight win. CJ McCollum pumped in 33 points. Damian Lillard scored 26 points and dished off 13 assists. Norman Powell tossed in 23 points.
Miami 121 – CHARLOTTE 111… The Heat took a 20-point lead into the fourth quarter and coasted past the Hornets. Bam Adebayo led a balanced scoring attack with 20 points and had 10 assists.
Sacramento 111 – DALLAS 99… The Kings got 27 points from Buddy Hield and 23 from Marvin Bagley III in downing the Mavericks. Sacramento swept the season series between the teams.
New York 122 – HOUSTON 97… Julius Randle scored 31 points before sitting out the fourth quarter of the Knicks’ blowout of the Rockets. Derrick Rose added 24 points and RJ Barrett tossed in 21.
Phoenix 123 – OKLAHOMA CITY 120… The Suns withstood a fourth-quarter rally to top the Thunder. Devin Booker led all scorers with 32 points. Chris Paul had 18 points and 12 assists.
Philadelphia 113 – SAN ANTONIO 111 (OT)… Ben Simmons’ tip-in at the buzzer sent the 76ers past the Spurs. Joel Embiid powered his way to 34 points and 12 boards. Seth Curry scored 22 points.
Toronto 121 – L.A. LAKERS 114… The Raptors bombed the Lakers 40-21 in the second quarter on their way past the Lakers. Pascal Siakam scored a game-high 39 points. Kyle Lowry had 37 points and 11 assists.