NBA results | Friday
Wizards 119, Mavericks 118
WASHINGTON — Bradley Beal made a layup with 0.2 seconds left to reach 29 points and give the Washington Wizards a 119-118 victory Friday night over the Dallas Mavericks, who have dropped three of five games without Luka Doncic.
Beal’s heroics came after Mavericks guard Tim Hardaway Jr. drew a blocking foul and hit one of two free throws with 1.8 seconds left. Beal was 11 of 28 from the field.
76ers 119, Grizzlies 107
PHILADELPHIA — Furkan Korkmaz scored a career-high 34 points, Ben Simmons added 22 points and 10 assists and Philadelphia snapped a four-game losing streak with a victory over Memphis.
Joel Embiid didn’t come out after halftime due to a stiff neck. He finished with 10 points and 10 rebounds in 16 minutes for the 76ers, who improved to an NBAbest 23-2 at home.
Celtics 112, Hawks 107
BOSTON — Jayson Tatum had seven 3-pointers and scored 32 points to help Boston hold off Atlanta.
It was Tatum’s eighth consecutive game with at least 20 points. Enes Kanter added 16 points and 15 rebounds as Boston posted its sixth consecutive win.
Thunder 108, Pistons 101
OKLAHOMA CITY — Chris Paul scored 22 points and Shai GilgeousAlexander added 21 as Oklahoma City neat Detroit.
Danilo Gallinari scored 19 points, Dennis Schroder 18 and Steven Adams 16 for the Thunder, who have won nine of 10.
Raptors 115, Pacers 106
INDIANAPOLIS — Serge Ibaka had 22 points and 10 rebounds and Fred VanVleet added 20 points, leading Toronto past Indiana for its franchise-record 13th consecutive win.
The Raptors haven’t lost since Jan. 15 and beat the Pacers for the second time in three days, winning their first game in Indianapolis in 13 months.
Suns 127, Rockets 91
PHOENIX — Kelly Oubre Jr. scored a career-high 39 points, Devin Booker added 33 and the Phoenix Suns rolled past the Houston Rockets 127-91 on Friday night.
The Suns poured in 46 points in the first quarter and led the rest of the way, turning back a handful of Houston rallies. The Rockets were playing without All-Star guard Russell Westbrook, who was held out for rest one night after Houston beat the Los Angeles Lakers.
Kings 105, Heat 97
SACRAMENTO — Bogdan Bogdanovic scored 23 points, Buddy Hield added 21 and Sacramento used 19 3-pointers to beat Miami.
De’Aaron Fox had 16 points and eight assists as the Kings won their fifth in seventh games. Nemanja Bjelica added 15 points and eight assists.
Jazz 117, Trail Blazers 114
SALT LAKE CITY — Bojan Bogdanovic had 27 points and Donovan Mitchell scored a go-ahead layup with 19.5 seconds left as Utah overcame a 42-point performance by Damian Lillard and beat Portland.