WARRIORS BY­PASS BUCKS; 76ERS, SPURS TRI­UMPH

The Philippine Star - - SPORTS - (AP)

MIL­WAU­KEE – Klay Thomp­son and Stephen Curry each scored 20 points and Golden State wrapped up a fiveg­ame trip with its third straight win, beat­ing Mil­wau­kee 105-95.

Curry and Thomp­son were each 4 of 9 from 3-point range. The Warriors shot 41 per­cent (19 of 46) from long dis­tance. An­dre Iguo­dala added a sea­son-high 15 points.

Gian­nis An­te­tok­oun­mpo had 22 points for Mil­wau­kee.

In Cleve­land, De’Aaron Fox had 30 points and 12 as­sists and Sacra­men Masville to beat Cleve­land 129-110.

Buddy Hield added 25 points for the Kings, who led by as many as 25 af­ter the game was tied at 66 at half­time. Marvin Ba­gley III scored 17 points on 8-for-9 shoot­ing.

Jor­dan Clarkson scored 26 points for Cleve­land.

In New York, D’An­gelo Rus­sell scored 29 points, in­clud­ing six in over­time, and the Brook­lyn Nets snapped an eightgame los­ing streak by beat­ing the Toronto Rap­tors 106-105 on Fri­day night.

Brook­lyn picked the most un­likely way to end its skid, snap­ping a 12-game slide against Toronto with its first vic­tory over the Rap­tors since April 3, 2015.

In Detroit, Jimmy But­ler scored 38 points and Philadel­phia over­came Joel Em­biid’s ab­sence, ral­ly­ing from a 15-point third-quar­ter deficit to beat Detroit Pis­tons 117-111.

Blake Grif­fin had 31 points and 12 re­bounds for Detroit, but the Pis­tons squan­dered their big third-quar­ter lead, as well as a six-point ad­van­tage in the fourth. The 76ers rested Em­biid, who missed his first game of the sea­son, but Detroit couldn’t take ad­van­tage of the big man’s ab­sence. But­ler had 26 points in the sec­ond half. In San An­to­nio, DeMar DeRozan had 36 points and nine as­sists and San An­to­nio ral­lied to beat Los An­ge­les 133-120.

San An­to­nio got 14 points each from Patty Mills and Jakob Poeltl off the bench, and Davis Ber­tans added 13. The Spurs’ back­ups outscored the Lak­ers’ 52-26.

LeBron James had 35 points, 11 as­sists and eight re­bounds for Los An­ge­les. Kyle Kuzma added 27 points and Lonzo Ball had 13 points and 11 as­sists for the Lak­ers.

In other NBA games, it was Bulls 114, Thun­der 112; Hor­nets 113, Nuggets 107; Griz­zlies 107, Pelicans 103; Heat 115, Suns 98; Pac­ers 112, Magic 90.

REUTERS

Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thomp­son takes a shot against Mil­wau­kee Bucks cen­ter Brook Lopez in the sec­ond quar­ter at the Fis­erv Fo­rum.

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