San Francisco (12-3), who beat the Los Angeles Rams on Saturday, would claim the top seed in the National Conference with a triumph next Sunday over the Seattle Seahawks (11-4), who lost 27-13 to Arizona.
"It might have been different had we got beat, then maybe some people would have said we were wasting our time or whatever," acknowledged Andy Robertson.Newspaper headline: The real Christmas curse
CSA decided in April to radically restructure the domestic game, scrapping the current franchise system and reducing the number of teams playing professional cricket. The decision is the subject of an ongoing court action by SACA.
"Security was 200 percent," said Karunaratne, one of 10 players who withdrew from the limited over tour over security fears.
The Bergamo side are competing in the Champions League for the first time this season and were drawn against Valencia in the last 16 after scraping through the group stage. The defeat was Milan's worst loss since going down 5-0 to Roma in 1998.
Kai Forbath answered for Dallas with second-quarter field goals of 32 and 49 yards to lift the Cowboys within 10-6 at half-time.
"We have to work and improve. We entered the pitch with too little technical and tactical clarity. It's a terribly insufficient performance," admitted Milan coach Stefano Pioli.
Antetokounmpo made eight-of-10 shots from the floor, two-of-four from three-point range and went four-of-eight from the free-throw line for the Bucks, who were coming off a Thursday triumph over the Western Conference-leading Los Angeles Lakers.