NETS TOP RAPTORS, END 8-GAME SKID
» D’Angelo Russell scored 29 points, including six in overtime, and the Brooklyn Nets snapped an eight-game losing streak by beating the Toronto Raptors 106-105 on Friday night.
Brooklyn picked the most unlikely way to end its skid, snapping a 12-game slide against Toronto with its first victory over the Raptors since April 3, 2015.
Jarrett Allen made the goahead basket for the Nets with a little more than a minute left, their only basket in overtime not made by Russell.
76ers 117, Pistons 111.
» Jimmy Butler scored 38 DETRO I T points and Philadelphia overcame Joel Embiid’s absence, rallying from a 15-point thirdquarter deficit to beat Detroit Pistons 117-111.
Blake Griffin had 31 points and 12 rebounds for Detroit, but the Pistons squandered their big third-quarter lead, as well as a six-point advantage in the fourth. The 76ers rested Embiid, who missed his first game of the season.
Spurs 133, Lakers 120.
» DeMar DeRozan had 36 points and nine assists and San Antonio rallied to beat Los Angeles.
Bulls 114, Thunder 112.
Lauri Markkanen scored 24 points and drove for the go-ahead layup in the closing seconds to lead Chicago to its first victory under coach Jim Boylen.
Grizzlies 107, Pelicans 103.
» JaMychal Green scored 24 points in a reserve role to help Memphis beat New Orleans.
Heat 115, Suns 98
Bam Adebayo scored a careerhigh 22 points, 20 in the first half, and Miami opened a sixgame trip by handing Phoenix its eighth straight loss.
Pacers 112, Magic 90.
» Bojan Bogdanovic scored FLA.
26 points and Cory Joseph added 15 to help Indiana beat Orlando for the eighth straight time and 15th in the last 16 meetings.
Kings 129, Cavs 110.
» De’Aaron Fox had 30 points and 12 assists and Sacramento beat Cleveland.