Bucks too much for Nuggets

• MILWAUKEE 102, DENVER 97: Even with Andrew Bogut ineffective and in foul trouble, the Bucks secured a signature road victory Saturday night, beating the Nuggets. Carlos Delfino had 26 points and John Salmons added 21 to make up for Bogut's off night as the Bucks won even though they didn't reach their hotel until 3 a.m. following a double-overtime victory at Sacramento. Denver was 30-5 at home coming in.

• BOSTON 102, DALLAS 93: Paul Pierce scored 29 points, Rajon Rondo added 20 points and 10 rebounds and the Celtics beat the host Mavericks for their fourth victory in a row.

• UTAH 106, NEW ORLEANS 86: Paul Millsap had 22 points and 15 rebounds, and Deron Williams added 17 points and 11 assists to help the shorthanded Jazz beat the even-more-depleted Hornets in Salt Lake City.

• MIAMI 77, CHARLOTTE 71: Quentin Richardson scored all 18 of his points on three-pointers and the Heat beat the Bobcats to pass them for sixth place in the East.

• CHICAGO 98, PHILADELPHIA 84: Derrick Rose scored 23 points in his return from a sprained left wrist, and the visiting Bulls ended their losing streak at 10 games.

• MEMPHIS 123, GOLDEN STATE 107: Rudy Gay scored 25 points, O. J. Mayo added 21 and the host Grizzlies sent the Warriors to their 13th consecutive road loss.

• TORONTO 100, NEW JERSEY 90: Chris Bosh scored 23 of his 36 points in the second half and the slumping Raptors held off the Nets in East Rutherford, N.J.

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