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HOME team in caps. MAV­ER­ICKS 102, Trail Blaz­ers 101: Luka Don­cic scored 28 points, Tim Har­d­away Jr. had 24 and the Dal­las Mav­er­icks erased a 15-point deficit in the fourth quar­ter to beat the Port­land Trail Blaz­ers. Damian Lil­lard scored 21 of his 30 points in the last half of the third quar­ter to help the Blaz­ers build a lead that grew to 96-81 early in the fourth be­fore the Mav­er­icks mounted their rally. 76ERS 143, Lak­ers 120: Joel Em­biid had 37 points and 14 re­bounds, To­bias Harris scored 22 points in his sec­ond game with Philadel­phia, and the new-look 76ers beat Lebron James and the Lak­ers. JJ Redick added 21 points for the Six­ers, who have won two straight af­ter ac­quir­ing Harris and four oth­ers at Thurs­day’s trade dead­line. KINGS 117, Suns 104: Marvin Ba­gley III had an­other strong game off the bench with a ca­reer-high 32 points and six re­bounds, and the Sacra­mento Kings beat Phoenix to hand the Suns their 14th straight loss. Buddy Hield scored 18 points, De’aaron Fox had 17 points and nine as­sists, and Ne­manja Bjel­ica added 10 points and eight re­bounds to help Sacra­mento to its fifth win in six games. Magic 124, HAWKS 108: All-star Nikola Vuce­vic scored 19 points and grabbed 12 re­bounds, lead­ing the Magic over the Hawks. De­spite get­ting into At­lanta around 2:40 a.m. af­ter a 20-point vic­tory at East-lead­ing Mil­wau­kee the pre­vi­ous night, Or­lando looked like the fresher team by far in record­ing its third straight vic­tory, match­ing its best run of the sea­son. WAR­RIORS 120, Heat 118: Kevin Du­rant scored 39 points and made Demar­cus Cousins two free throws with 5.4 sec­onds to play that helped the War­riors cap a come­back from a 19-point deficit in the first quar­ter to beat the Heat. Cousins re­bounded a missed 3-pointer by Du­rant and drew a foul, set­ting the stage for his winning free throws that gave the War­riors their 11th dou­ble-digit come­back of the sea­son.

Mav­er­icks for­ward Luka Don­cic (77) scores past Trail Blaz­ers for­ward Zach Collins (33) dur­ing the fourth quar­ter on Sun­day. KEVIN JAIRAJ/USA TO­DAY SPORTS

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