Bucks win easily in Brooklyn 117-97

Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) waits for the re-start during a NBA basketball, game against The Brooklyn Nets, Saturday Jan. 18, 2020 in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
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BROOKLYN, New York. (AP) -- Giannis Antetokounmpo had 29 points and 12 rebounds, Khris Middleton scored 20 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Brooklyn Nets 117-97 for their sixth straight victory.

The Bucks ran the NBA's best record to 38-6 with another romp. They came in beating opponents by 12.4 points per game, which would be a league record if it holds up all season.

Their lead was never below that after Middleton hit consecutive 3-pointers in the final minute of the second quarter when Brooklyn was within nine.

Kyrie Irving had 17 points, six rebounds and six assists for the Nets.