War­riors down Bucks; Spurs outrun Lak­ers

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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.

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