Oladipo stuns Celts with late 3
Victor Oladipo connected on a 3-pointer with 3.4 seconds remaining, lifting the Indiana Pacers to a 102-101 victory over the Boston Celtics on Saturday night.
Oladipo finished with 24 points and 12 rebounds. Tyreke Evans added 17 points for the Pacers, who shot 41 percent (36 for 87).
Marcus Morris had a team-high 23 points and six rebounds for the Celtics. 76ers 109, Pistons 99: Joel Embiid scored 32 of his 39 points in a dominating first half and had 17 rebounds to lead Philadelphia.
hornets 126, Cavaliers 94: Jeremy Lamb had a season-high 19 points and eight rebounds, and Charlotte cruised past Cleveland.
hawks 123, heat 118: Trae Young had 24 points and a career-high 15 assists. Shen grad Kevin Huerter added 12 points and three assists.
rockets 96, Bulls 88: James Harden scored 25 points, including 11 in a decisive run in the third quarter, in his return to the Houston lineup.
Spurs 109, Pelicans 95: Demar Derozan scored 26 points, Lamarcus Aldridge added 22 points and 12 rebounds and San Antonio defeated New Orleans, extending the Pelicans’ losing streak to five games.
Nuggets 103, Jazz 88: Gary Harris scored 20 points and Malik Beasley and Mason Plumlee hit key 3-pointers in a fourth-quarter flurry, to lead Denver.