Curry scores 48; Warriors beat Mavs
DALLAS — Stephen Curry scored 48 points, making 11 3-pointers, and the Golden State Warriors held off the Dallas Mavericks 119-114 on Sunday night.
Kevin Durant added 28 points and Klay Thompson had nine of his 16 in the fourth quarter.
Curry’s 11th 3-pointer —tying a season high — gave the Warriors a 117-114 lead.
MAGIC 116, ROCKETS 109
In Orlando, Fla., Nikola Vucevic and Aaron Gordon each scored 22 points and the Magic took advantage of James Harden’s awful 3-point shooting to beat Houston.
Harden scored 38 points to push his run of 30-point games to 16, but was 1 of 17 from 3-point range to tie Damon Stoudamire’s NBA record for misses in a game. Stoudamire was 5 for 21 from 3-point range for Portland against Golden State on April 15, 2005. Harden was 11 of 32 overall from the field, made 15 of 16 free throws and had 12 assists and nine rebounds.
RAPTORS 140, WIZARDS 138 (2OT)
In Washington, Serge Ibaka hit a 3-pointer with 15 seconds left in the second overtime and Toronto outlasted the Wizards for its fifth straight victory. The Raptors blew a 23-point lead before outlasting the Wizards.
NUGGETS 116, TRAIL BLAZERS 113
In Denver, Nikola Jokic scored a seasonhigh 40 points, Jamal Murray fought through a bloody lip to add 24 and the Nuggets beat Portland.
Jokic finished a point off his career high. He added 10 rebounds and eight assists, just missing his sixth-triple double of the season. Murray’s lip was bloodied when he took an elbow to the mouth from Jusuf Nurkic on a drive to the basket early in the third quarter.
BUCKS 133, HAWKS 114
In Atlanta, Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 33 points, Eric Bledsoe added 24 points and 10 assists, and Milwaukee won in coach Mike Budenholzer’s return to the Hawks.
Khris Middleton finished with 17 points and 11 rebounds to help the Bucks improve to 30-12, second-best in the NBA. Coming off a loss at Washington that Antetokounmpo missed with injuries, Milwaukee is 12-0 following a defeat and remained the league’s only team not to drop consecutive games.
76ERS 108, KNICKS 105
In New York, Ben Simmons had 20 points, 22 rebounds and nine assists, and Joel Embiid scored 26 points to help Philadelphia beat the Knicks.
New York’s Emmanuel Mudiay missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer. Kevin Knox scored 31 points for the Knicks. They have lost four straight and 19 of 22.
CAVALIERS 101, LAKERS 95
In Los Angeles, Cedi Osman scored 20 points, Collin Sexton added 17 and Cleveland ended a 12-game losing streak with a victory over the Lakers.
Tristan Thompson had 15 points and 14 rebounds, and Alec Burks had 17 points and 13 rebounds as the short-handed Cavaliers split the two-game season series by forcing the Lakers into a halfcourt game.
Warriors guard Stephen Curry, center, scored 48 points and made 11 3-pointers, leading Golden State to a 119-114 win Sunday over the Mavericks in Dallas.