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Nets tame Cavs to claim top spot in the East

Kevin Durant scored 27 points as the Brooklyn Nets defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 117-112 to claim top spot in the Eastern Conference yesterday morning (Singapore time).

Durant's points tally included a perfect 10-from-10 free-throws while the Nets star also chipped in with six rebounds, nine assists and three blocks as Brooklyn overturned a 12-point third-quarter deficit to claim a third straight win.

In Milwaukee, the Bucks produced a superb all-round offensive effort to blitz the Orlando Magic 123-92 as they recorded their largest half-time lead in franchise history - 41 points. - AFP