PACERS BEAT WIZARDS ON YOUNG’S RUNNER WITH 0.9 LEFT
indianapolis» Thaddeus Young made a runner with 0.9 seconds left, giving the Pacers a 107-105 victory over the Wizards on Monday night.
Paul George scored 27 points and Jeff Teague had 23, but the Pacers needed the last of Young’s 12 points after the Wizards scored seven straight to tie.
With 4.6 seconds remaining, Young took the inbounds pass at the top of the key, squared up his defender, Markieff Morris, then drove and put up his runner from the left side.
Paul Millsap hit the go-ahead 10-footer with 12.7 seconds left, and the Hawks overcame Russell Westbrook’s 46 points to beat the Thunder 110-108. … Jimmy Butler scored 19 points, Rajon Rondo had 10 points, 14 assists and eight rebounds, and the Bulls beat the Pistons 113-82. Taj Gibson added 16 points, Robin Lopez had 14 and Dwyane Wade, Doug McDermott and Nikola Mirotic had 13 apiece for Chicago. … Karl-Anthony Towns had 28 points and 15 rebounds, and the Timberwolves beat the Suns 115-108. Andrew Wiggins scored 26 points and Zach LaVine added 23 for the Timberwolves.
Love hurt. Cavaliers forward Kevin Love didn’t practice because of a sore left knee and is questionable for Cleveland’s game in Milwaukee on Tuesday.