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76ers 117, Nets 111

NEW YORK — Ben Sim­mons tied a ca­reer high with 34 points and added 12 re­bounds and 12 as­sists, car­ry­ing Philadel­phia to the vic­tory.

An­nounced as the Eastern Con­fer­ence player of the week dur­ing the game, Sim­mons got a good start on win­ning the next week’s award, too. He shot 12 for 14 from the field in his ca­reer-best fifth straight game with 20 or more points, fin­ish­ing with his fourth triple-dou­ble of the sea­son.

Bucks 111, Bulls 98

MIL­WAU­KEE — Gian­nis An­te­tok­oun­mpo had a triple-dou­ble and scored his 10,000th ca­reer point, and the Bucks beat the Bulls to sweep the four-game sea­son se­ries.

An­te­tok­oun­mpo had 28 points, 14 re­bounds and 10 as­sists for his fourth triple-dou­ble of the sea­son. He reached 10,000 points on a jump hook with 4:30 re­main­ing in the fourth.

Thun­der 112, Rock­ets 107

HOUS­TON — Chris Paul scored 28 points, Danilo Gal­li­nari had 25 and Ok­la­homa City ral­lied for the road win.

Paul scored 27 in the first half against his for­mer team. Gal­li­nari and Den­nis Schroder, who scored 17 of his 23 points af­ter half­time, car­ried the Thun­der af­ter the break.

Jazz 118, Pac­ers 88

SALT LAKE CITY — Dono­van Mitchell scored 25 points and Rudy Gobert had 20 points and 14 re­bounds, lead­ing Utah to the run­away vic­tory.

Bojan Bog­danovic added 16 points for the Jazz. Utah never trailed on its way to snap­ping a three-game los­ing streak to the Pac­ers.

Nuggets 107, Tim­ber­wolves 100

MIN­NEAPO­LIS — Michael Porter Jr. posted his sec­ond dou­ble-dou­ble in three games with 20 points and 14 re­bounds, help­ing the short­handed Nuggets to the road win.

Jerami Grant scored 19 points for the Nuggets, who again had three of their top five scor­ers ab­sent — Ja­mal Mur­ray, Paul Mill­sap and Gary Har­ris Jr. — and were play­ing on back-to-back nights. Nikola Jo­kic had 17 points and 13 re­bounds.

Heat 118, Kings 113, OT

MI­AMI — Ken­drick Nunn scored 25 points, James John­son added 22 on 9-for-11 shoot­ing and Mi­ami im­proved its NBA-best home record to 19-1.

Go­ran Dragic scored 18 and Bam Ade­bayo fin­ished with 16 points and 11 re­bounds for the Heat, who also lead the NBA with a 7-0 over­time record this sea­son.

Pel­i­cans 126, Griz­zlies 116

MEM­PHIS, Tenn. — Jrue Hol­i­day matched his sea­son high with 36 points in his re­turn af­ter a se­v­engame ab­sence, and the Pel­i­cans set a fran­chise record with 21 3-point­ers.

New Orleans ended Mem­phis’ seven-game win­ning streak.

Spurs 120, Suns 118

PHOENIX — Der­rick White scored a sea­son-high 25 points, Bryn Forbes added 24 and the Spurs coughed up a 20-point lead in the sec­ond half be­fore ral­ly­ing for the win.

San Antonio led 78-58 mid­way through the third quar­ter and 96-83 go­ing into the fourth, but Phoenix chipped away. Suns cen­ter Dean­dre Ay­ton made two free throws with 3:55 left that tied it 108-all. Ricky Ru­bio hit a layup while draw­ing a foul, adding the free throw to push the Suns ahead for the first time at 113-111 with 2:55 left.

Wizards 106, Pis­tons 100

WASH­ING­TON — Bradley Beal scored 29 points and Ian Mahinmi added 21, help­ing Wash­ing­ton snap a three-game los­ing streak.

Beal passed Wes Unseld for fourth place on the team’s ca­reer scor­ing list.

Rap­tors 122, Hawks 117

AT­LANTA — Norman Pow­ell scored 27 points for Toronto, in­clud­ing 17 in the fi­nal pe­riod.

Toronto led 112-91 be­fore sur­viv­ing a late come­back by the Hawks, who pulled within two points at 117-115. Fred VanVleet, who had 20 points, sank three free throws with 14.2 seconds re­main­ing af­ter he was fouled by John Collins, push­ing the lead to five points.

Knicks 106, Cava­liers 86

CLEVE­LAND — Marcus Mor­ris Sr. and Julius Ran­dle each scored 19 points, pow­er­ing the Knicks to the road win.

New York took over in the third quar­ter, outscor­ing Cleve­land 30-14. The Knicks led 79-64 go­ing into the fourth and pushed the mar­gin to 21 in the fi­nal min­utes.

Magic 106, Hor­nets 83

CHAR­LOTTE, N.C. — Evan Fournier scored 26 points and Or­lando handed Char­lotte its sev­enth con­sec­u­tive loss.

Nikola Vuce­vic had 24 points and 10 re­bounds for Or­lando, which closed out a six-game trip with a 3-3 record. Terrence Ross added 19 points.

Trail Blaz­ers 129, War­riors 124, OT

PORT­LAND, Ore. — Damian Lil­lard set a fran­chise record with 61 points, in­clud­ing a ca­reer-best 11 3-point­ers, and the short­handed Port­land Trail Blaz­ers out­lasted the equally de­pleted Golden State War­riors in over­time.

Lil­lard’s pre­vi­ous ca­reer high was 60 points ear­lier this sea­son against Brook­lyn. His 11 3-point­ers were also a team record.

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