Brook­lyn over­come Toronto af­ter over­time

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NEW YORK: Jar­rett Allen hit the go-ahead lay-up with 64 sec­onds left in over­time and Brook­lyn Nets out­lasted Toronto Rap­tors for a 106-105 vic­tory, end­ing a pair of eight-game los­ing streaks.

Allen helped the Nets end an eight-game home los­ing streak and an eight-game over­all skid when he con­verted a re­verse lay-up af­ter get­ting the pass from Spencer Dinwiddie.

The Nets then ex­haled as Kyle Lowry missed a left-wing three­p­oint at­tempt with 49 sec­onds left and Fred VanVleet missed a three­p­oint shot right be­fore the fi­nal buzzer.

D’An­gelo Rus­sell led the Nets with 29 points and hit three jumpers in over­time af­ter sit­ting down the stretch in the fourth quar­ter.

Kawhi Leonard led all scor­ers with 32 points and blocked Dinwiddie’s lay-up with one se­cond left in the fourth quar­ter to en­sure over­time.

DeMar DeRozan recorded 36 points, nine as­sists and eight re­bounds to lead San An­to­nio to a vic­tory over vis­it­ing Los An­ge­les.

LaMar­cus Aldridge and Jakob Poeltl each had 14 points and eight re­bounds for the Spurs, who avenged a Wed­nes­day loss to the Lak­ers in Los An­ge­les.

Patty Mills also scored 14 points for San An­to­nio and Davis Ber­tans added 13.

Bryn Forbes and Marco Be­linelli con­trib­uted 11 points apiece and Rudy Gay added 10 for San An­to­nio, who outscored Los An­ge­les 44-21 in the fourth quar­ter.

LeBron James had 35 points, 11 as­sists and eight re­bounds and Kyle Kuzma added 27 points and eight re­bounds for the Lak­ers, who had a four-game win­ning streak halted.

Lonzo Ball reg­is­tered 13 points and 11 as­sists.

Golden State earned a mea­sure of re­venge against host Mil­wau­kee, re­vers­ing an ear­lier blowout loss.

Stephen Curry and Klay Thomp­son shared game-high scor­ing hon­ours for the War­riors with 20 points apiece, each hit­ting four three-point­ers.

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