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Michael Carter-Williams' 21 points and 10 rebounds helped the Milwaukee Bucks finally get the best of the Chicago Bulls via a 95-91 victory.

In a possible playoff preview, the Bucks out-executed the Bulls down the stretch to end a six-game series losing streak and record their first home win over Chicago since 2010. The Bulls had prevailed in nine straight trips to the Bradley Center.

Ersan Ilyasova backed up Carter-Williams' strong effort with 16 points. Khris Middleton added 14 and O.J. Mayo delivered 13 key points off the bench.

Chicago received 25 points from Jimmy Butler, but was hurt by 22 turnovers in having a three-game overall win streak halted.

Pau Gasol deposited 14 points and 11 rebounds in defeat.

 width=>>Turner's Triple-Double Leads Celtics Past Pacers

Evan Turner had 13 points, 12 assists and 11 rebounds for his third triple-double of the season and the Boston Celtics led for the final 43 1/2 minutes in a 100-87 win over the Indiana Pacers Wednesday night.

Tyler Zeller and Kelly Olynyk each scored 19 points and Jae Crowder added 13 for the Celtics, who snapped a three-game home losing streak.

They are a half-game behind Miami and Brooklyn for the final Eastern Conference playoff spot.

George Hill scored 21 points to lead the Pacers, who lost for the ninth time in their last 11 games to remain on the outside of the Eastern Conference playoff picture.

Rodney Stuckey added 16 points in the loss, C.J. Miles scored 12 and David West had 10.

NBA Scoreboard
Charlotte 102, Detroit 78
San Antonio 103, Orlando 91
Washington 106, Philadelphia 93
Brooklyn 100, New York 98
Houston 115, Sacramento 111
Toronto 113, Minnesota 99
Dallas 135, Oklahoma City 131
Utah 98, Denver 84
LA Clippers 126, Portland 122
New Orleans 113, LA Lakers 92

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