Milwaukee Bucks John Henson makes strong return with 99-92 win over Knicks
NEW YORK — John Henson scored 22 points and Giannis Antetokounmpo had 20 to lift the Milwaukee Bucks to a 99-92 win over the New York Knicks on Friday night.
Carmelo Anthony led the Knicks with 17 points. Derrick Williams had 15 and Kristaps Porzingis added 14 points and 13 rebounds.
The Bucks never trailed, opening a game-high 14-point lead, 44-30, on Jerryd Bayless’s 3-pointer with 7:35 left in the second quarter.
The Knicks then went on a 23-10 run, capped by Langston Galloway’s 3-pointer with 10 seconds left in the half to pull within 54-53.
With the score tied at 81 in the third period, Milwaukee scored the next seven points and went ahead 95-86 on Khris Middleton’s 3-pointer with 1:57 left.
The Knicks pulled within 95-90, but Middleton hit two free throws with 19 seconds left and New York never got closer.