High­lights

The Olympian - - Sports -

War­riors 119, Mav­er­icks 114: Stephen Curry scored 48 points, mak­ing 11 3point­ers, and Golden State held off host Dal­las. Kevin Du­rant added 28 points, and Klay Thomp­son had nine of his 16 in the fourth quar­ter. Curry’s 11th 3 – ty­ing a sea­son high – broke a tie at 114. Luca Don­cic had 26 points for the Mav­er­icks.

Rap­tors 140, Wizards 138 (2 OT): Serge Ibaka hit a 3-pointer with 15 sec­onds left in the sec­ond over­time, and Toronto sur­vived in Wash­ing­ton to earn its fifth straight win. Kawhi Leonard had 41 points and 11 re­bounds to lead the Rap­tors, who blew a 23-point lead. Bradley Beal had 43 points, 15 re­bounds and 10 as­sists for the stub­born Wizards, who never led un­til early in the sec­ond ex­tra pe­riod.

Six­ers 108, Knicks 105: Ben Sim­mons fell an as­sist short of a triple-dou­ble with 20 points and 22 re­bounds, Joel Em­biid scored 26 points and Philadel­phia es­caped from New York with a vic­tory. The 76ers sur­vived a scare af­ter lead­ing by as many as 24 points late in the first half.

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. The Bucks (30-12), the sec­ond-best team in the NBA, im­proved to 12-0 af­ter a loss.

Magic 116, Rock­ets 109: Nikola Vuce­vic and Aaron Gor­don each scored 22 points, and Or­lando took ad­van­tage of James Harden’s aw­ful 3-point shoot­ing to beat vis­it­ing Hous­ton. Harden had 38 points, 12 as­sists and nine re­bounds – run­ning his streak of 30point games to 16 – but shot 1 of 17 from long range.

Nuggets 116, Blaz­ers 113: Nikola Jo­kic scored a sea­son-high 40 points with 10 re­bounds and eight as­sists, Ja­mal Mur­ray fought through a bloody lip to add 24 and Den­ver beat vis­it­ing Port­land.

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