The Denver Post

CliPPers 115, raPtors 96

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FLA.» Kawhi Leonard TAMPA, scored 20 points, Paul George added 16 and Los Angeles led all the way Tuesday in a win over Toronto.

Terance Mann also scored 20 points and Ivica Zubac had 18 points and 10 rebounds for the Clippers, who stayed one game ahead of the Denver Nuggets in the race for third place in the NBA’s Western Conference. Both teams have three road games left to play. The Nuggets hold the tiebreaker, having won two of three against the Clippers.

Chris Boucher had 16 points and seven rebounds for the Raptors, who lost for the seventh time in eight games.

Heat 129, celtics 121

BOSTON» Tyler Herro scored 24 points, and Miami clinched a playoff spot and locked Boston into the play-in tournament.

Miami moved into a tie with idle Atlanta for fifth place in the Eastern Conference. The surging Heat won for the 10th time in 13 games. They have three games left in the regular season.

grizzlies 133, mavericks 104

TENN.» Ja Morant had 24 MEMPHIS, points, eight assists and seven rebounds as Memphis used a thirdquart­er burst to beat Dallas.

Dillon Brooks added 22 points and John Konchar had a seasonhigh 18 for the Grizzlies. Kyle Anderson scored 15 points, including 10 in the key third quarter as Memphis continues to try and move up in the Western Conference standings.

Pacers 103, 76ers 94

INDIANAPOL­IS» Domantas Sabonis had his ninth triple-double of the season and Caris LeVert added 24 points to help Indiana rally past Philadelph­ia, ending the 76ers’ eight-game winning streak.

nets 115, bulls 107

CHICAGO» Kevin Durant had 21 points and eight assists, and Brooklyn beat Chicago despite Zach LaVine’s 41 points.

timberwolv­es 119, Pistons 100

DETROIT» Karl-Anthony Towns scored 28 points and Anthony Edwards added 22 as Minnesota beat Detroit in a game with significan­t lottery implicatio­ns.

bucks 114, magic 102

MILWAUKEE» Giannis Antetokoun­mpo scored 27 points as Milwaukee kept up its chase of the No. 2 seed in the Eastern Conference with a victory over Orlando.

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