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Connaughton helps Bucks recover, top Knicks after blown lead

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Posted at 9:22 PM, Nov 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-10 22:22:42-05

NEW YORK (AP) — Pat Connaughton scored a season-high 23 points, making three late 3-pointers to swing a wild second half back in Milwaukee’s favor, and the Bucks blew a 24-point lead before beating the New York Knicks 112-100.

Less than a week after the Knicks came from 21 down to win 113-98 at Milwaukee, the Bucks opened a 70-46 cushion midway through the third quarter.

But the Knicks’ reserves wiped that away and the game was tied with 5 minutes to play.

But Connaughton’s 3-pointers reopened a 10-point lead with 2:05 remaining and Grayson Allen added another pair to put it away.

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