Credit: Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports
Credit Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

Julius Randle finished with a game-high 32 points and helped his team claw back from a 21-point deficit in the second quarter.

Player of the Game
Derrick  Rose
EFF
29
Derrick Rose
Points 23
Accuracy 10-18
Rebounds 8
Assists 4

The visiting New York Knicks (6-3) knocked off the Milwaukee Bucks (4-5) 113-98 (19-38, 37-25, 32-20, 25-15) on Friday night to end a two-game losing streak.

Randle went 11-for-22 from the field and added 12 rebounds, four assists, and two blocked shots as the Knicks outscored the Bucks 94-60 over the final three quarters.

RJ Barrett finished with 20 points, seven rebounds, and three assists in his fifth consecutive game with at least 20 points.

Derrick Rose added 23 points, eight rebounds, and four assists off the bench and New York dominated the Bucks in the paint 54-28.

Giannis Antetokounmpo led Milwaukee with 25 points, seven rebounds, and four assists. Grayson Allen had season highs of 22 points and six 3-pointers to go with five rebounds, and reserve Jordan Nwora chipped in 13 points.

Jrue Holiday was back in action and contributed 10 points, four rebounds, and three assists off the bench after missing five games with an ankle injury.

The Bucks led for the better part of three quarters, but the Knicks broke through late in the third quarter, shooting 61.9 percent (13-for-21) and scoring 32 points in the period to lead 88-83 going to the fourth.

A 19-7 run through the first seven minutes of the final quarter gave New York a 17-point lead, and Milwaukee never recovered, dropping its fourth straight game at home.

Down 21, the Knicks started their comeback in the second quarter with a 19-6 run to cut the Bucks' lead to eight. Following a Bobby Portis layup and two free throws from RJ Barrett, Randle hit a 3-pointer to bring the Knicks within five at 48-43, but Milwaukee did not surrender the lead and was up 63-56 at the half.

The Bucks got off to a hot start, outscoring the Knicks 38-19 in the first quarter thanks to hitting 8 of 16 from long range and 14 points from Allen. New York shot just 32 percent (8-for-25) in the quarter and went 3-for-16 on 3-pointers.

Knicks: Julius Randle 32 (12 REB), Derrick Rose 23 (8 REB, 4 AST), RJ Barrett 20 (7 REB).

Bucks: Giannis Antetokounmpo 25 (7 REB, 4 AST), Grayson Allen 22 (5 REB), Jordan Nwora 13, Jrue Holiday 10 (4 REB).

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Milwaukee Bucks
New York Knicks
40%
33/82
Field goals
43%
41/96
43
Rebounds
71
19
Assists
16
4
Steals
11
81
Efficiency
124
20
Fouls
17

Best players

Giannis  Antetokounmpo
25 PTS
7/17 FG
9/11 FT
Julius  Randle
32 PTS
11/22 FG
7/10 FT
Bobby  Portis
8 REB
5 DREB
3 OREB
Nerlens  Noel
13 REB
8 DREB
5 OREB
Milwaukee Bucks
Few players
4 As
New York Knicks
Few players
4 As
Grayson  Allen
25 EFF
67% 2P%
67% 3P%
Derrick  Rose
29 EFF
67% 2P%
33% 3P%