CURRY: 48 POINTS, 11 3-POINTERS
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.