Toronto Raptors 106 – 104 Miami Warmth
Kawhi Leonard posted a game-high 30 factors and added eight rebounds because the Toronto Raptors snapped the host Miami Warmth’s five-game win streak with a 106-104 victory on Wednesday night time.
Even with out their level guard Kyle Lowry, Toronto is Eight-1 this season.
With solely 23 seconds left, it was Toronto’s Danny Inexperienced who hit the Three-pointer from the precise nook to present the Raptors a 106-104 lead.
On the next possession, a Three-point try by Miami’s Dwyane Wade fell brief. Teammate Justise Winslow grabbed the rebound and missed a Three-pointer with 2.6 seconds left, and Wade failed on a tip-in.
Brooklyn Nets 134 – 132 Charlotte Hornets (2 OTs)
Joe Harris recorded a steal and drove in for the game-winning fast-break layup with Three.Four seconds left in double time beyond regulation as host Brooklyn lastly outlasted Charlotte.
The Hornets had the ball with lower than two seconds’ separation between the shot clock and the sport clock, however Malik Monk misplaced the ball as he tried dribbling round Rodions Kurucs.
Harris picked up the ball and scored the layup, however the shot clock by no means reset, so a buzzer signalling a shot clock violation went off simply earlier than Charlotte lofted a desperation shot.
Officers put 1.6 seconds again on the clock and gave the Hornets the ball at half-court. Monk then missed simply inside half-court to finish a wild affair between the 2 sides.
San Antonio Spurs 111 – 103 Denver Nuggets
DeMar DeRozan scored 30 factors and LaMarcus Aldridge added 27 as San Antonio performed its greatest basketball within the fourth quarter whereas defeating visiting Denver.
Denver led 80-79 after two free throws by Malik Beasley with 9:44 to play earlier than the Spurs common a 15-Zero run, with Three-pointers by Marco Belinelli starting and capping the spurt, to run previous the Nuggets.
San Antonio ran its benefit to as many as 18 factors and had greater than sufficient to carry off a late Denver run.
Dallas Mavericks 122 – 119 New Orleans Pelicans
Rookie Luka Doncic had 21 factors and 10 assists as host Dallas ended a six-game shedding streak and prolonged New Orleans’ shedding streak to 5 video games.
DeAndre Jordan added 20 factors and 12 rebounds, J.J. Barea scored 18 factors, Harrison Barnes and Devin Harris every had 16 factors and Maximilian Kleber added 10 for the Mavericks, who improved to 14-Three at dwelling.
Anthony Davis had 32 factors and 18 rebounds, Jrue Vacation scored 25 and Julius Randle had 23 for the Pelicans, who accomplished a four-game highway journey by falling to Four-15 away from dwelling.
Chicago Bulls 94 – 119 Minnesota Timberwolves
Karl Anthony-Cities and Taj Gibson mixed for all of the scoring in an Eight-Zero burst to open the sport that gave Minnesota the lead for good in its romp over host Chicago to finish their two-game successful streak.
Derrick Rose had a team-high 24 factors to go together with eight assists, whereas Cities recorded a 20-point, 20-rebound double-double for the Timberwolves, who accomplished a two-game, season-series sweep of the Bulls.
The 20-20 sport was Cities’ third of the season and eighth of his profession. It was simply the 21st 20-20 sport of the NBA season. Solely Detroit’s Andre Drummond, with six, has greater than Cities.
Memphis Grizzlies 95 – 87 Cleveland Cavaliers
Marc Gasol recorded 20 factors, 9 rebounds, six assists and 4 blocked pictures to assist Memphis put up a victory over visiting Cleveland.
Mike Conley registered 15 factors and eight assists because the Grizzlies gained their second straight sport following a five-game slide. Kyle Anderson additionally scored 15 factors, whereas Jaren Jackson Jr. and Garrett Temple added 11 apiece.
Jordan Clarkson scored 24 factors off the bench for Cleveland, which misplaced its fourth straight sport and sixth in its final seven. Collin Sexton added 16 factors and Cedi Osman scored 10 for the Cavaliers, who scored simply 9 first-quarter factors.
Detroit Pistons 106 – 95 Washington Wizards
Blake Griffin scored a game-high 23 factors and sparked an early second-half run that gave Detroit the lead for good in a win over visiting Washington.
Detroit had misplaced 9 of its earlier 11 video games, however the burst in the beginning of the second half gave the Pistons command. They scored 23 of the primary 25 factors within the third quarter and turned a one-point deficit right into a 77-57 lead with 6:39 left in that interval.
The Pistons started the streak with back-to-back Three-pointers simply 9 seconds other than Griffin and Bruce Brown. This similar pair every scored 5 as Detroit posted the primary 12 factors of the half.
Orlando Magic 120 – 122 Phoenix Suns (OT)
Devin Booker helped Phoenix finish a profitable highway journey with an time beyond regulation win at Orlando.
Booker had 35 factors, eight assists and 7 rebounds, and T.J. Warren added 24 factors for Phoenix. Deandre Ayton was held to only Eight factors and 12 rebounds. The Suns’ rookie centre had three straight video games of 20 factors and 15 rebounds coming into the night time.
The Suns posted a successful file on a highway journey of at the least 5 video games for the primary time since November 2014. D.J. Augustin had a season excessive 27 factors, and Nikla Vucevic had 22 factors and 13 rebounds for the Magic, who’ve misplaced 4 in a row.
Atlanta Hawks 121 – 129 Indiana Pacers
Tyreke Evans got here again from lacking three video games with a bruised knee to attain 19 factors, one in all eight Indiana gamers in double figures in a win over host Atlanta.
In 19 minutes, Evans made 7 of 9 pictures from the sphere, together with all 4 of his Three-point makes an attempt, to assist the Pacers win their third straight sport. Indiana has gained 10 of its final 12 video games. Atlanta had its season-best three-game successful streak damaged.
The Pacers additionally acquired 21 factors from Thaddeus Younger, 19 factors and eight rebounds from Domantas Sabonis, 16 factors apiece from Victor Oladipo and Bojan Bogdanovic and 14 factors from Cory Joseph.
Los Angeles Clippers 127 – 118 Sacramento Kings
Lou Williams scored 24 factors off the bench and Los Angeles held on for a win towards visiting Sacramento.
Montrezl Harrell had 22 factors, 9 rebounds and 5 blocked pictures off the bench, Tobias Harris scored 17 factors and Avery Bradley added 15 factors for the Clippers, who’ve gained seven straight towards the Kings.
De’Aaron Fox had 19 factors and 9 assists, Bogdan Bogdanovic scored 13 off the bench and Iman Shumpert completed with 12 factors for Sacramento, which was attempting to climb 4 video games over .500 for the primary time since Nov. 25, 2014.