War­riors top Heat on late free throws

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OAK­LAND, Calif. — Kevin Du­rant scored 39 points and De­Mar­cus Cousins made two free throws with 5.4 sec­onds to play that helped the Golden State War­riors cap a come­back from a 19-point deficit in the first quar­ter to beat the Mi­ami Heat 120-118.

Cousins re­bounded a missed 3-pointer by Du­rant and drew a foul, set­ting the stage for his win­ning free throws that gave the War­riors their 11th dou­ble-digit come­back of the sea­son, and se­cond straight af­ter ral­ly­ing from 17 points down in the first quar­ter Fri­day in Phoenix.

76ERS 143, LAK­ERS 120

Joel Em­biid had 37 points and 14 re­bounds and To­bias Har­ris scored 22 points in his se­cond game with his new team as Philadel­phia beat Le­Bron James and vis­it­ing Los An­ge­les.


Luka Don­cic scored 28 points, Tim Har­d­away Jr. had 24 and Dal­las erased a 15-point deficit in the fourth quar­ter to beat vis­it­ing Port­land.

KINGS 117, SUNS 104

Marvin Ba­gley III had an­other strong game off the bench with a ca­reer­high 32 points and six re­bounds, and Sacra­mento beat vis­it­ing Phoenix to hand them their 14th straight loss.

MAGIC 124, HAWKS 108

All-Star Nikola Vuce­vic scored 19 points and grabbed 12 re­bounds, lead­ing Or­lando to a vic­tory over host At­lanta.

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