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Knight, Bucks hold on for 96-93 win over Celtics

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brandon Knight scored 26 points and Giannis Antetokounmpo added 14 points and 11 rebounds as the Milwaukee Bucks held off the Boston Celtics 96-93 on Saturday night for their sixth win in seven games.

Milwaukee went more than three minutes without scoring before John Henson made a half-hook in the lane with 2:04 remaining to put the Bucks up 94-91. But at the other end, Henson was called for goaltending with 29.4 seconds to go to make it a one-point game.

The Bucks then ran the clock down to 6.7 seconds and Knight buried a jumper from the top left to make it 96-93.

It was Antetokounmpo’s fourth double-double in the last seven games, after getting three the entire season prior to Jan. 27.

Jared Sullinger had 17 points and Marcus Smart added 13 for Boston, which fell to 3-25 when trailing after three quarters.

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