War­riors dig way out of a 19-point hole

Los Angeles Times - - SPORTS -


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

Mi­ami over­came an eight-point deficit in the fourth quar­ter and went ahead 118-115 with 51.5 sec­onds to play on con­sec­u­tive steals and layups by Josh Richard­son and Dwyane Wade.

Du­rant tied it with a three­p­oint bas­ket and Cousins sealed it.

at Dal­las 102, Port­land 101: Luka Doncic scored 28 points, Tim Har­d­away Jr. had 24 and the Mav­er­icks over­came a 15-point deficit in the fourth quar­ter. Damian Lil­lard, who fin­ished with 30 points, scored 21 in the last half of the third quar­ter for the Trail Blaz­ers.

at Sacramento 117, Phoenix 104:

Marvin Ba­gley had a ca­reer-high 32 points to help hand the Suns their 14th loss in a row, one shy of the club record, set last sea­son. Devin Booker had 27 points for the Suns.

Or­lando 124, at At­lanta 108: Nikola Vuce­vic had 19 points and 12 re­bounds, and the Magic won for the third con­sec­u­tive time, match­ing their best run this sea­son.

at Philadel­phia 143, Lak­ers 120

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