MIAMI (AP) — Brandon Knight made three 3-pointers down the stretch and scored 20 points, helping the Milwaukee Bucks down the slumping Miami Heat 91-84 on Sunday night.

Jabari Parker added 13 points for the Bucks (5-5), who started 5-21 last season. Larry Sanders, Giannis Antetokounmpo and Zaza Pachulia each scored 11.

Milwaukee beat Miami for the first time in the last 10 meetings, including playoffs.

Mario Chalmers scored 18 for Miami, which was again without Dwyane Wade and lost its third straight. Shawne Williams had 13 points for the Heat, who got 11 from Norris Cole and 10 apiece from Luol Deng, Chris Bosh and Shabazz Napier.

Wade missed his second straight game with a bad hamstring.


NEW YORK (AP) — The Knicks held the Nuggets to one basket in the second quarter and ended a seven-game losing streak.

With the game tied at 31 entering the period, the Knicks outscored the Nuggets 31-8. Ty Lawson's layup at the buzzer was the lone field goal for Denver in the second.

Carmelo Anthony and J.R. Smith each scored 28 points for New York.

Arron Afflalo had 18 points and Lawson added 17 points and nine assists for the Nuggets, who have dropped seven of their last eight games.