Credit: Nathan Ray Seebeck-USA TODAY Sports
Credit Nathan Ray Seebeck-USA TODAY Sports

Giannis Antetokounmpo posted 33 points and 12 rebounds, helping the Milwaukee Bucks (24-13) complete a regular-season sweep of the host Orlando Magic (7-29) with a 136-118 (32-24, 31-27, 33-34, 40-33) victory on Thursday.

Player of the Game
Jrue  Holiday
EFF
37
Jrue Holiday
Points 25
Accuracy 8-11
Rebounds 5
Assists 7

Jrue Holiday put up 25 points and seven assists and Khris Middleton added 22 points and six assists as the Bucks ended December on a five-game winning streak. DeMarcus Cousins fueled a key run with 13 of his 15 points coming in the third quarter, and Bobby Portis and Donte DiVincenzo each had 11 points and nine rebounds.

The Bucks converted 33-of-36 free throws as Middleton went 7-for-7. Antetokounmpo and Holiday each went 6-for-6, Cousins made all five of his attempts and Wesley Matthews made both of his tries.

Milwaukee won all four games in the season series on the strength of a 274-182 combined first-half scoring edge. The Bucks led 63-51 at halftime on Thursday as Matthews (11 points) hit three triples to highlight Milwaukee's 31-point second quarter.

Gary Harris' one-handed dunk sparked a 17-3 run that pulled the Magic even at 71-all in the third quarter. Orlando took an 80-79 lead on Admiral Schofield's layup in transition, but Cousins responded with a bucket and foul and powered Milwaukee's 17-5 run to end the period with a 96-85 advantage.-

Milwaukee closed out its 11th straight win over Orlando with a 40-point fourth quarter.

Orlando has lost five consecutive home games for the first time this season. The Magic are 2-13 -- and 0-11 against Eastern Conference opponents -- at the Amway Center.

The Magic had nine available players on Thursday. Tim Frazier and Freddie Gillespie, who both signed 10-day contracts via hardship exceptions on Dec. 21, were in the first unit.

All nine Magic players reached the scoring column, led by Franz Wagner's 20 points as he followed up a 38-point performance against Milwaukee on Tuesday. Wagner scored in double figures for the 18th consecutive game, giving the second-longest streak by a rookie in franchise history.

Moritz Wagner tied his season-high with 19 points and Harris scored 17 points. Wendell Carter Jr. had 14 points and 10 rebounds, R.J. Hampton added 15 points and Frazier totaled a season-high 13 points.

Magic: Franz Wagner 20 (4/9 2PT, 2/3 3PT, 6/6 FT), Moritz Wagner 19 (4/7 2PT, 1/8 3PT, 8/10 FT), Gary Harris 17 (4/9 2PT, 3/6 3PT, 3 STL), R.J. Hampton 15 (3/7 2PT, 2/5 3PT, 5 AST), Wendell Carter 14 (4/7 2PT, 10 REB, 5 AST), Tim Frazier 13 (3/4 3PT, 5 AST).

Bucks: Giannis Antetokounmpo 33 (12/18 2PT, 6/6 FT, 12 REB, 5 AST, 2 BLK, 4 TO), Jrue Holiday 25 (5/7 2PT, 3/4 3PT, 6/6 FT, 5 REB, 7 AST, 3 STL, 2 BLK), Khris Middleton 22 (3/8 2PT, 3/7 3PT, 7/7 FT, 6 AST), DeMarcus Cousins 15 (5/6 2PT, 5/5 FT, 5 REB, 2 BLK), Bobby Portis 11 (5/8 2PT, 9 REB), Wesley Matthews 11 (3/5 3PT), Donte DiVincenzo 11 (2/3 3PT, 5/6 FT, 9 REB).

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Orlando Magic
Milwaukee Bucks
48%
42/87
Field goals
49%
45/91
40
Rebounds
60
26
Assists
24
5
Steals
7
103
Efficiency
152
36%
13/36
3-pointers
39%
13/33

Best players

Franz  Wagner
20 PTS
6/12 FG
6/6 FT
Giannis  Antetokounmpo
33 PTS
13/22 FG
6/6 FT
Wendell  Carter
10 REB
8 DREB
2 OREB
Giannis  Antetokounmpo
12 REB
10 DREB
2 OREB
Orlando Magic
Few players
5 As
Jrue  Holiday
7 As
2 TO
33 MIN
Wendell  Carter
18 EFF
57% 2P%
25% 3P%
Giannis  Antetokounmpo
37 EFF
67% 2P%
25% 3P%