CURRY: 48 POINTS, 11 3-POINT­ERS

The Denver Post - - SPORT -

DAL­LAS» Stephen Curry scored 48 points, mak­ing 11 3-point­ers, and the War­riors held off the 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.

Dray­mond Green blocked Jalen Brun­son’s drive at the other end and se­cured the loose ball. The Mav­er­icks forced a miss, but Har­ri­son Barnes turned the ball over in the front­court with five sec­onds left. Curry sealed the game with free throws.

Luka Don­cic scored 26 points for Dal­las and Barnes had 22. Brun­son had 12 off the bench in 30 min­utes, in place of the in­jured J.J. Barea and Den­nis Smith Jr.

Rap­tors 140, Wizards 138, OT.

Serge Ibaka hit a 3-pointer with 15 sec­onds left in the sec­ond over­time and Toronto out­lasted Wash­ing­ton for its fifth straight vic­tory.

The Rap­tors blew a 23-point lead be­fore out­last­ing the Wizards.

Kawhi Leonard led Toronto with 41 points and 11 re­bounds, and Pas­cal Si­akim had 24 points and a ca­reer-high 19 re­bounds.

Cava­liers 101, Lak­ers 95.

Alec Burks scored 17 points and the Cava­liers, the team with the NBA’s worst record (9-35), ended a 12-game los­ing streak. The Lak­ers were play­ing again with­out the in­jured LeBron James.

Magic 116, Rock­ets 109.

FLA.» Nikola Vuce­vic OR­LANDO, and Aaron Gor­don each scored 22 points and the Magic took ad­van­tage of James Har­den’s aw­ful 3-point shoot­ing (1-for-17) to beat the Rock­ets.

De­spite his shoot­ing trou­bles from long range, Har­den still scored 38 points to push his run of 30-point games to 16.

Bucks 133, Hawks 114.

Gian­nis An­te­tok­oun­mpo scored 33 points, Eric Bled­soe added 24 points and 10 as­sists, and Mil­wau­kee won in coach Mike Bu­den­holzer’s re­turn to At­lanta.

Six­ers 108, Knicks 105.

YORK» Ben Sim­mons had 20 NEW points, 22 re­bounds and nine as­sists, and Joel Em­biid scored 26 points to help Philadel­phia beat New York.

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