SAN ANTONIO (AP) – DeMar DeRozan had 23 points and the San Antonio Spurs set a franchise record for points in the first half while rolling to a 146-125 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks.
Milwaukee had a five-game winning streak snapped and dropped a game behind idle Brooklyn for second place in the Eastern Conference.
San Antonio set a season high for points and a team best with 87 points in the first half, the second-most the club has scored in any half.
The Spurs tied their mark for any half with 12 3-pointers in the first and finished 17 for 29 from long range.
Dejounte Murray added 21 points for San Antonio. Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo had 28 points.