Milwaukee defeats New Orleans 130-113

Milwaukee outlasted New Orleans 130-113 on Tuesday night, which included a high-scoring third quarter in which the Bucks and Pelicans combined to score 86 points.

Eight Bucks scored at least nine points, led by Giannis Antetokounmpo with 24. Julius Randle and Anthony Davis combined for 44 points for New Orleans.

Nikola Mirotic scored 14 points off of the bench for Milwaukee against his former team.

The Bucks hold a three-game lead for the top record in the Eastern Conference.

Milwaukee is at Miami on Friday night.

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