Warriors down Bucks; Spurs outrun Lakers
MILWAUKEE — Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry each scored 20 points, and the Golden State Warriors wrapped up a five-game trip with their third straight win, beating the Milwaukee Bucks 105-95 on Friday night.
Andre Iguodala added a season-high 15 points for Golden State, which pulled away in the second half with another hot stretch from the 3-point line. The Warriors went 6 of 9 from beyond the arc in a sixminute stretch that started with Curry’s 3 with 3 minutes left in the third quarter to build an 11-point lead. SPURS 133, LAKERS 120: In San Antonio, Texas, DeMar DeRozan finished with 36 points and nine assists and the Spurs had eight players score in double figures in a come-from-behind victory over the Lakers.
LeBron James finished with 35 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds for Los Angeles.
NETS 106, RAPTORS 105: In New York, D’Angelo Russell scored 29 points, including six in overtime, and Brooklyn snapped an eight-game losing streak.
Brooklyn picked the most unlikely way to end its skid, snapping a 12-game slide against Toronto. Kawhi Leonard scored 32 points for the Raptors, but Toronto couldn’t get a look for him on its final possession and had to settle for Fred VanVleet’s 3-pointer that just missed. BULLS 114, THUNDER 112: In Chicago, Lauri Markkanen scored 24 points and drove for the goahead layup in the closing seconds to lead the Bulls to a victory over Oklahoma City for their first win under coach Jim Boylen.
The Thunder’s Russell Westbrook had just hit a tying layup when Markkanen beat Paul George and banked in a layup over the outstretch arm of Steven Adams, making it 114-112 with 4.9 seconds left.
76ERS 117, PISTONS 111: In Detroit, Jimmy Butler scored 38 points and Philadelphia overcame Joel Embiid’s absence, rallying from a 15-point thirdquarter deficit.
HORNETS 113, NUGGETS 107: In Charlotte, N.C., Kemba Walker had 21 points, eight assists and six rebounds, fellow point guard Tony Parker added 19 points off the bench and the Hornets snapped Denver’s seven-game winning streak.
Marvin Williams had 14 points and 10 rebounds to help the Hornets end a three-game losing streak. Jamal Murray led the Nuggets with 20 points.
PACERS 112, MAGIC 90: In Orlando, Fla., Bojan Bogdanovic scored 26 points and Cory Joseph added 15 to help Indiana beat the Magic for the eighth straight time and 15th in the last 16 meetings.
KINGS 129, CAVALIERS 110: In Cleveland, De’Aaron Fox had 30 points and 12 assists and Sacramento beat the Cavs.. Buddy Hield added 25 points for the Kings.
GRIZZLIES 107, PELICANS 103: In New Orleans, JaMychal Green scored 24 points in a reserve role, and Memphis beat the Pelicans.
HEAT 115, SUNS 98: In Phoenix, Bam Adebayo scored a career-high 22 points, 20 in the first half, and Miami opened a six-game road trip by handing the Suns their eighth straight loss.