Bucks score wire-to-wire win over Sixers to stretch streak to three
Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo forces a shot as he is fouled by Philadelphia's Richaun Holmes. AP

THE Milwaukee Bucks came up with a strong start and never gave the Philadelphia 76ers a chance, scoring a wire-to-wire 112-98 victory on Monday in Philadelphia (Tuesday, Manila time).

Giannis Antetokounmpo showed the way for the Bucks, who scored the game’s first five points and led by 26 in the third, 91-65.

The Bucks made it three straight wins, registering their 29th in 62 outings.

Antetokounmpo scored 24 points on 7 of 13 shooting.

Tony Snell had a season-high 21 points, making 8 of 11 field goal attempts, while Malcolm Brogdon and Khris Middleton had 13 points each.

The Sixers suffered their second straight win and 40th in 63 games.

Justin Anderson came off the bench to match his career high 19 points, while Robert Covington scored 15 for Philadelphia.

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