Giannis Antetokounmpo scored his fifth triple-double of the season as the Milwaukee Bucks beat the New York Knicks 134-101.

The NBA All-Star Game’s most valuable player recorded 24 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists as the Bucks won their seventh game from eight.

Elsewhere, Kyrie Irving tied a season-high of 40 points as the Brooklyn Nets bounced back from a slow start to win 121-109 against the Boston Celtics.

The Phoenix Suns extended their winning run to five games with a 127-121 win over hosts the Portland Trail Blazers.

The Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Dallas Mavericks 116-108.

Tony Snell hit a three-pointer on the buzzer to steal a 121-120 victory for the Atlanta Hawks over the Toronto Raptors.

There was a slender win too for the Charlotte Hornets as they held on to a 105-102 score against the Detroit Pistons.

Jimmy Butler’s 27 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds led the Miami Heat to a 111-103 win over the Orlando Magic.

Eastern Conference leaders the Philadelphia 76ers eased to a 127-105 win over the Chicago Bulls.

The Los Angeles Clippers cruised to a 130-104 win over the Golden State Warriors.

And the Minnesota Timberwolves ended their nine-game losing streak with a comfortable 135-105 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans.