NBA re­sults | Wed­nes­day

Antelope Valley Press - - SPORTS -

Pis­tons 116, Suns 108

DETROIT — An­dre Drum­mond had 31 points and 19 re­bounds, and Detroit handed Phoenix its fourth straight loss.

Reg­gie Jack­son added 25 points for Detroit and Chris­tian Wood had 21. Kelly Oubre Jr. led the Suns with 30.

Nets 129, War­riors 88

NEW YORK — Caris LeVert scored 23 points and the Nets gave D’An­gelo Rus­sell a bruis­ing wel­come back to Brook­lyn with a rout of Golden State.

On the eve of the NBA’s trade dead­line, the War­riors held out Glenn Robinson III and Alec Burks, who had been two of their most pro­duc­tive play­ers lately.

Rap­tors 119, Pac­ers 118

TORONTO — Serge Ibaka hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 30 sec­onds re­main­ing and the Toronto Rap­tors ral­lied from 19 down to beat the In­di­ana Pac­ers 119-118 Wed­nes­day night, set­ting a fran­chise record with their 12th con­sec­u­tive vic­tory.

Kyle Lowry had 32 points, 10 as­sists and eight re­bounds, and Ibaka scored a sea­son-high 30 as Toronto fought back af­ter trail­ing by 11 with less than four min­utes to play.

Celtics 116, Magic 100

BOSTON — Jayson Ta­tum scored 16 of his 33 points in the sec­ond half and Boston held off Or­lando.

Gor­don Hay­ward added 23 points and Jaylen Brown fin­ished with 18 to help the Celtics win their fifth straight.

Or­lando pulled within 105-98 with less than three min­utes to play on a bas­ket by Nik Vuce­vic. The Celtics re­sponded with backto-back 3-point­ers by Hay­ward and Ta­tum that made it 111-98 with 1:46 left.

Thun­der 109, Cava­liers 103

OK­LA­HOMA CITY — Den­nis Schroder scored 30 points to help Ok­la­homa City beat Cleve­land.

It was Schroder’s eighth straight game with at least 20 points. He was a re­serve in seven of those games, in­clud­ing this one.

Griz­zlies 121, Mav­er­icks 107

DAL­LAS — Ja Mo­rant scored 21 points, Jaren Jack­son Jr. and Tyus Jones added 19 apiece, and short­handed Mem­phis beat Dal­las.

Nuggets 98, Jazz 95

SALT LAKE CITY — Nikola Jo­kic had 31 points, 21 re­bounds and 10 as­sists, pow­er­ing short-handed Den­ver to a win over strug­gling


The Nuggets had just seven play­ers avail­able due to their part in a four-team, 12-player deal a day be­fore the trade dead­line and a cas­cade of in­juries.

Ja­mal Mur­ray scored 31 points and the Nuggets held the Jazz to just one field goal over the fi­nal 7:08.

Mike Con­ley scored 21 points, but missed a floater with eight sec­ond left that would have given the Jazz the lead. Gary Har­ris, who missed all 13 of his field-goal at­tempts, made two free throws with 5.8 re­main­ing for the fi­nal mar­gin.

Dono­van Mitchell had 18 points on 8-for-24 shoot­ing, Bo­jan Bog­danovic had 16 points and Rudy Gobert added 16 points and 14 re­bounds for the Jazz, who lost their fifth straight game af­ter win­ning 18 of 20.

Hawks 127, Tim­ber­wolves 120

MIN­NEAPO­LIS — Trae Young had 38 points and 11 as­sists and John Collins added 27 points and 12 re­bounds to lead At­lanta past Min­nesota, as the teams braced for ma­jor ros­ter shifts.

Collins had his fifth straight dou­ble-dou­ble for the Hawks.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from USA

© PressReader. All rights reserved.