NBA results | Monday
Pacers 101, 76ers 95
INDIANAPOLIS — T.J. Warren scored 21 points and blocked a late 3-pointer that would have given Philadelphia the lead to help the Indiana Pacers hold on for a victory over the 76ers.
The Pacers have now beaten the 76ers twice in 14 days, this time after charging back from an 11-point deficit midway through the third quarter. Malcolm Brogdon also had 21 points and added seven rebounds and nine assists.
Thunder 117, Timberwolves 104
MINNEAPOLIS—Sh ai Gil geo us Alexander had 20 points, a career-high 20 rebounds and 10 assists in his first triple-double, leading Oklahoma City over Minnesota.
Gilgeous-Alexander came in averaging 23.7 points in his previous 13 games but did much more than score in this one, also matching his career best in assists.
Celtics 113, Bulls 101
BOSTON — Jayson Tatum scored 21 points, Jaylen Brown 19 and Boston coasted over Chicago.
Enes Kanter had 15 points and nine rebounds, Kemba Walker added 14 points and Marcus Smart had 12 points for Boston, which won its second straight after a season-high three-game losing streak.
Pelicans 117, Pistons 110, OT
DETROIT — Lonzo Ball scored five of his 17 points in overtime and New Orleans beat Detroit in a matchup of injury-depleted teams.
The Pistons are still missing starters Blake Griffin (knee), Luke Kennard (knee) and Reggie Jackson (back), while the Pelicans played without their top three scorers — Brandon Ingram (knee), Jrue Holiday (elbow) and JJ Redick (hamstring) — along with Derrick Favors (hamstring) and Zion Williamson (knee).
Detroit, which trailed by 16 with 11 minutes to play, tied the game at 100 on Derrick Rose’s bank shot with 30 seconds left. E’Twaun Moore missed two short jumpers, giving Detroit the ball with 14 seconds remaining, but Rose missed at the buzzer.
Trail Blazers 115, Hornets 112
PORTLAND, Ore. — Damian Lillard scored 30 points, including a buzzerbeating 3-pointer from nearly halfcourt to end the third quarter, and Portland handed Charlotte its fifth straight loss.
Anthony Tolliver had a season-high 16 points, all in the fourth quarter, and the Blazers snapped a two-game overall losing streak and a four-game skid at the Moda Center. CJ McCollum finished with 27 points.
Magic 114, Kings 112
SACRAMENTO — Aaron Gordon made a three-point play with 1.1 seconds remaining, and Orlando beat Sacramento.
Gordon finished with 19 points and nine rebounds in his return to Orlando’s lineup after missing one game with calf tightness. Nikola Vucevic had 26 points and 15 rebounds, and Evan Fournier scored 25 points.