Spurs win their eighth straight game

Los Angeles Times - - NBA - Kawhi Leonard matched a ca­reer high with 26 points, and the San An­to­nio Spurs rolled past the Thun­der, 113-88, on Tues­day night at Ok­la­homa City for their eighth straight victory. The de­fend­ing NBA cham­pi­ons have won each game dur­ing their streak by doub


at At­lanta 96, Phoenix 69: The Hawks set a sin­gle-sea­son fran­chise high with their 58th victory, get­ting 16 points each from DeMarre Car­roll and Jeff Teague. Mike Mus­cala, start­ing for in­jured for­ward Paul Mill­sap, fin­ished with 16 points and Al Hor­ford added 14 for the Eastern Con­fer­ence’s topseeded team. The Suns missed 31 of 40 shots from the field in the sec­ond half to score a sea­son low. at Miami 105, Char­lotte 100: Go­ran Dragic scored 28 points, his most since com­ing to Miami in a Fe­bru­ary trade, and Luol Deng had 21 for the Heat, which snapped a fourgame los­ing streak. The Hor­nets, down 11 in the fourth, trimmed the deficit to three on three oc­ca­sions, but Miami hung on. at New Or­leans 103, Golden State 100: An­thony Davis scored 23 of his 29 points in the sec­ond half, in­clud­ing two free throws with nine sec­onds left, and the Pel­i­cans moved into eighth place in the West­ern Con­fer­ence. The War­riors’ Stephen Curry scored 25 points, hit­ting five three-point­ers, but his fi­nal at­tempt that would have tied the game went in and out. at Sacra­mento 116, Min­nesota 111: Omri Casspi scored 16 of his ca­reer­high 31 points in the third quar­ter as the Kings over­came a slug­gish start. Sim Bhullar, Sacra­mento’s 7-5 cen­ter, made his­tory when he checked in for the fi­nal 16.1 sec­onds, be­com­ing the first player of In­dian de­scent to play in an NBA game. at Clip­pers 105, Lak­ers 100

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