Bucks pull past Pelicans 120-108 on Tuesday night

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 34 points and pulled down 17 rebounds in Milwaukee's 120-108 win over New Orleans on Tuesday night.

Khris Middleton scored 20, Wesley Matthews tossed in 17, and Eric Bledsoe had 16 as the Bucks picked up their 43rd win of the season.

With the win, the Bucks stayed in first place in the NBA Eastern Conference by seven games over the surging Raptors, who have won 11 games in a row.

Next up, Milwaukee hosts Philadelphia on Thursday night. The teams haven't met since the 76ers took down the Bucks 121-109 on Christmas Day.

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