Giannis dunks over Knicks, who lose Porzingis to knee injury
NEW YORK (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 23 points, jumping over Tim Hardaway Jr. for one high-flying slam, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the New York Knicks 103-89 on Tuesday night in a game that featured a knee injury to Kristaps Porzingis.
Porzingis was injured after crashing to the ground following a successful dunk with 8:46 left in the second quarter. The Knicks announced that he had a left knee injury and was undergoing further evaluation.
Eric Bledsoe also had 23 points and Khris Middleton added 20 for the Bucks, who are a season-high seven games over .500
Enes Kanter led New York with 19 points and 16 rebounds.
Sean Kilpatrick (16) and Jabari Parker (10) also scored in double figures for the Bucks.
Courtney Lee added 14 points for the Knicks.