Fri­day’s Games

Austin American-Statesman - - SPORTS -

(At) Wizards 129, Nets 108: John Wall scored 22 points de­spite deal­ing with mi­graine headache symp­toms ear­lier in the day, Bradley Beal added 19 points and Wash­ing­ton cruised past Brook­lyn. The third-place Wizards moved a game ahead of idle Toronto in the Eastern Con­fer­ence.

Cava­liers 112, (at) Hor­nets 105: LeBron James had 32 points, 11 as­sists and nine re­bounds, and Cleve­land bounced back from its worst de­fen­sive out­ing of the sea­son with a win over Char­lotte. Kyrie Irv­ing added 26 points.

Nuggets 125, (at) Pac­ers 117: Nikola Jo­kic had 31 points, 17 re­bounds and a key 3-pointer to turn help Den­ver back a late In­di­ana rally.

(At) Magic 115, Pis­tons 87: El­frid Pay­ton had 14 points, 11 re­bounds and 10 as­sists in his fourth triple-dou­ble of the sea­son and Or­lando routed slump­ing Detroit. The Pis­tons en­tered the night one game out of eighth place in the East.

(At) Celtics 130, Suns 120: Devin Booker scored 70 points, be­com­ing the sixth player to reach that to­tal, but Isa­iah Thomas scored 34 and Bos­ton out­lasted Phoenix.

76ers 117, (at) Bulls 107: Rook­ies Dario Saric (32) and Shawn Long (18) had ca­reer highs in scor­ing, lead­ing Philadel­phia to a win against des­per­ate Chicago. The Bulls re­mained even with Detroit for ninth place in the Eastern Con­fer­ence. The Pis­tons were blown out in Or­lando.

(At) Bucks 100, Hawks 97: Gian­nis An­te­tok­oun­mpo picked up his sec­ond straight dou­ble-dou­ble with 34 points and 13 re­bounds, and Mil­wau­kee held on to beat At­lanta. The Bucks, who have won 11 of 13, moved into a tie for fifth place in the East with the Hawks, who have lost six straight.

(At) Rock­ets 117, Pel­i­cans 107: James Harden scored 38 points, in­clud­ing eight down the stretch, and tied a ca­reer high with 17 as­sists to help Hous­ton pull away. (At) Lak­ers 130, Tim­ber­wolves 119 (OT): Jor­dan Clark­son led Los An­ge­les with 35 points.

(At) War­riors 114, Kings 100: Stephen Curry scored 27 points and Dray­mond Green had 23 for Golden State.

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