Bucks win 16th straight despite missing Antetokounmpo

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Giannis Antetokounmpo sat out with an injury but the Milwaukee Bucks won their 16th straight game with a 127-112 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans.

Eric Bledsoe led the Bucks with 29 points and Khris Middleton had 24.

The Bucks (22-3) tied the second-longest winning streak in franchise history and moved closer to the franchise record of 20 set during the team's 1970-71 championship season.

Antetokounmpo sat out with a right quad tendon injury, missing his first game this season.

New Orleans (6-19) lost its 10th straight game despite a season-high 31 points from J.J. Redick.

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