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Cleveland at Milwaukee

Knight, Sessions help Bucks hold off Cavs

CBSSports.com wire reports
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MILWAUKEE -- Brandon Knight scored 24 points and Ramon Sessions added 20 as Milwaukee held off the Cleveland Cavaliers 119-116 on Friday night, preserving the Bucks slim hopes of avoiding the NBA's worst record.

The victory moved the Bucks to within two games of Philadelphia with three games remaining for each team. The 76ers lost at Memphis earlier in the night.

Dion Waiters had 23 points for Cleveland, while Jarrett Jack added 21 and Tristan Thompson 18.

Knight's jumper from the right wing put the Bucks up for good at 107-106 with 4:09 remaining. Two free throws by Kyrie Irving pulled the Cavaliers within 111-110, but a basket by Khris Middleton and two free throws by Zaza Pachulia made it 115-110 with 1:44 remaining.

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Scoreboard
Cleveland (32-48)32371829116
Milwaukee (15-64) «37253027119
CLE:D. Waiters 23 Pts
CLE:T. Thompson 10 Reb
CLE:D. Waiters 4 Ast
MIL:B. Knight 24 Pts
MIL:J. Adrien 9 Reb
MIL:R. Sessions 7 Ast
Players of the Game
ClevelandMilwaukee

Tristan Thompson

Ramon Sessions
PtsRebsAstPtsRebsAst
181022037
Cleveland
T. Thompson, PF355-88-10102318
K. Irving, PG324-124-422112
D. Waiters, SG308-156-804323
S. Hawes, C257-120-062615
A. Gee, SF233-83-44119
J. Jack, PG347-135-542221
M. Dellavedova, SG252-60-02454
T. Zeller, C195-81-260411
A. Varejao, C171-31-26123
L. Deng, SFDid Not Play
C. Miles, SFDid Not Play
S. Hopson, SGDid Not Play
D. Kennedy, GDid Not Play
A. Bennett, SFDid Not Play
C. Felix, SGDid Not Play
S. Karasev, SGDid Not Play
Totals 42-8528-35401827116
 49.4%80.0% 
Milwaukee
R. Sessions, PG436-128-937120
B. Knight, PG388-175-644224
K. Middleton, PF317-110-032417
Z. Pachulia, C306-134-584416
J. Adrien, PF273-103-69159
J. Henson, C307-91-461115
G. Antetokounmpo, SG200-33-63003
C. Wright, SF177-90-041314
M. Raduljica, C50-01-21021
C. Delfino, SGDid Not Play
E. Ilyasova, SFDid Not Play
O. Mayo, SGDid Not Play
L. Sanders, CDid Not Play
E. Udoh, PFDid Not Play
N. Wolters, PGDid Not Play
Totals 44-8425-38412022119
 52.4%65.8% 
Other Games
Wash 96 Final
Orl 86
NY 108 Final
Tor 100
Char 103 Final
Bos 106
Ind 86 Final
Mia 98
Atl 93 Final
Brook 88
Det 98 Final
Chi 106
Hou 110 Final
Min 112
NO 94 Final
OKC 116
Phi 95 Final
Mem 117
Pho 104 Final
SA 112
Port 111 Final
Utah 99
GS 112 Final
LAL 95