(REUTERS) – Kevin Durant scored 14 of his amusement high 32 points in a second-quarter flee on Friday (Nov 23) night, as the Golden State Warriors snapped a four-diversion losing streak with a 125-97 triumph over the Portland Trail Blazers in Oakland, California.
Klay Thompson was directly behind with 31 as the Warriors, who shot 56.5 percent by and large and 53.1 percent on three-pointers, beat the Trail Blazers for the eighth back to back time at home.
Durant had a three-pointer and a three-point play among his 14 in what ended up being a 35-11 burst that delivered a 59-40 lead late in the half.
The Warriors proceeded to lead by upwards of 22 points in the third time frame before drifting home.
Damien Lillard had 23 points for the 12-7 Blazers, who lost their second on the ricochet.
Suns 116, Bucks 114
Jamal Crawford associated on a free-toss line jumper with 0.8 seconds left to give Phoenix a triumph over Milwaukee for their first street win of the season in nine endeavors.
Crawford’s grip bushel topped an amusement finishing 8-0 keep running for the Suns, who snapped a three-diversion by and large losing streak. The 38-year-old is averaging a profession low 5.7 focuses this season however has increased his generation to 10.3 focuses per diversion over his last six.
Devin Booker enrolled 29 points and seven helps as one of seven Phoenix players in twofold digits.
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 35 points on 14-of-16 shooting and gathered 10 bounce back for the Bucks, who had a three-amusement winning streak stopped. Malcolm Brogdon included 22 points eight-of-10 shooting.
Lakers 90, Jazz 83
Brandon Ingram scored 24 points, and LeBron James included 22 points and 10 bounce back as Los Angeles vanquished visiting Utah to win its third straight diversion.
The Lakers drove 79-76 with 5:28 to play before snatching force with a 9-3 keep running over the following four minutes and bringing a 88-79 advantage down the stretch. A container and two free tosses from the Jazz’s Alec Burks sliced the prompt 88-83.
Ingram canned a couple of free tosses with 19.7 seconds to play to bond the win. The Lakers (11-7) have won seven of their previous eight trips.
Burks scored 17 to lead the Jazz in another low-scoring trip for the 26th-positioned offense in the NBA.
Cylinders 116, Rockets 111 (OT)
Reggie Jackson scored 10 in extra time, Blake Griffin provided 28 for the amusement and hosts Detroit topped Houston to retaliate for Thursday’s thrashing.
Jackson completed with 22 and six helps. Griffin included nine bounce back and four helps and Andre Drummond controlled home for 23, 20 bounce back and five squares in a mouth-watering fight with Rockets focus Clint Capela, who had a vocation high 29 points and 21 bounce back.
James Harden drove the Rockets, who had a five-amusement winning streak snapped, with 33 and eight helps, and Chris Paul provided 20 points and nine helps.
Cavaliers 121, 76ers 112
Rodney Hood scored 25, and Tristan Thompson scored 18 points and snatched 13 bounce back as visiting Cleveland crushed Philadelphia.
Philadelphia went almost five minutes halfway through the fourth time frame without a field objective, and the Cavs exploited. A Jordan Clarkson 27-foot jumper gave the Cavs a twofold digit lead at 109-97, and Cleveland traveled to its first street win of the season.
Philadelphia had its four-diversion winning streak snapped in spite of Joel Embiid’s 24 points and 12 bounce back, losing out of the blue at home this season. The Sixers had won 20 directly at Wells Fargo Center dating to last season.
Thunder 109, Hornets 104
Russell Westbrook barely missed a triple-twofold with 30 points, 12 bounce back and eight helps, and Oklahoma City hung on down the stretch for a triumph over visiting Charlotte.
Westbrook hit four free tosses in the last 11.2 seconds, after the Hornets got inside one point on two distinct events. Dennis Schroder included 23 and Paul George 19.
The win was the Thunder’s twelfth in the last 14 recreations and came after a 28-point win at Golden State on Wednesday night. It additionally gave the Thunder (12-6) a seasons clear over the Hornets after they aroused from a 19-point deficiency to win in Charlotte three weeks prior.
The Hornets’ Kemba Walker had come into the diversion averaging an astounding 39.7 focuses over his last three and the protect again driven Charlotte with 25 points to run with eight helps.
Raptors 125, Wizards 107
Kawhi Leonard had 27 and 10 bounce back, and Toronto pulled away for a triumph against visiting Washington for its fourth straight win.
Five different Raptors scored in twofold figures, driven by Kyle Lowry and OG Anunoby, who completed with 15 each. Toronto, proprietor of the NBA’s best record (16-4), shot 49.5 percent, including 43.6 percent (17 of 39) from three-point run.
Bradley Beal drove the Wizards with 20 points. John Wall had 11 points and 11 helps yet turned the ball more than multiple times, as Washington was not able expand on its blending fight against eminent loss prevail upon the Clippers on Tuesday.
Scissors 112, Grizzlies 107 (OT)
Montrezl Harrell recorded 22 points and 11 bounce back off the seat, and Danilo Gallinari included 20 as Los Angeles mobilized to acquire a triumph and end visiting Memphis’ five-amusement winning streak.
The Clippers trailed by eight points with two minutes staying in direction, topping their amusement tying rebound when Gallinari made three free tosses with 0.8 seconds staying after he was fouled by Marc Gasol on a three-point endeavor.
Gasol had 27 points and 13 bounce back while Mike Conley scored 19 with 11 helps for the Grizzlies, who had quite recently moved on the Western Conference after a triumph at San Antonio on Tuesday. They presently share the best spot with their adversaries on indistinguishable 12-6 records.
Celtics 114, Hawks 96
Aron Baynes drove six twofold figure scorers with 16 points, and visiting Boston broke a three-amusement losing streak with a prevail upon Atlanta.
The misfortune was the tenth straight for the Hawks (3-16), who have the NBA’s most noticeably awful record and have not won since Nov 3. The Celtics (10-9) won in Atlanta for the third straight time.
Baynes was five for seven from the field and included nine bounce back and four helps. The Celtics likewise got twofold digit scoring from Jayson Tatum (14), Kyrie Irving (13 on Thanksgiving following his exclamation loaded tirade about the occasion), Terry Rozier (12), Gordon Hayward (11) and Jaylen Brown (10). Marcus Smart had a group high seven helps and three takes.
Jeremy Lin drove the Hawks with 19 points and 10 helps.
Goads 111, Pacers 100
LaMarcus Aldridge scored an amusement high 33 points and included 14 bounce back for San Antonio, which never trailed in beating has Indiana.
The Spurs snapped a two-diversion losing streak with simply their third win in the last 10 amusements. The Pacers have lost two straight, the two of which they have played without star Victor Oladipo, who has missed three back to back challenges with a sore right knee. Bojan Bogdanovic drove Indiana with 21 in Oladipo’s nonattendance.
The twofold was the eleventh of the season for Aldridge. Rudy Gay additionally had a twofold for the Spurs with 11 and 12 bounce back. DeMar DeRozan (16), Patty Mills (15) and Bryn Forbes (13) additionally scored in twofold figures for San Antonio.
Pieces 112, Magic 87
Trey Lyles scored a season-high 22 off the seat, Nikola Jokic completed four short of a triple-twofold, and has Denver beat Orlando.
Jamal Murray scored 16 and Mason Plumlee had 15 points and 11 bounce back for the Nuggets (12-7).
Terrence Ross drove the Magic with 18 and made his initial seven shots – four from 3-point extend – before missing. Nikola Vucevic had 16 points for Orlando (9-10).
Timberwolves 112, Nets 102
Derrick Rose scored 11 of his 25 points in the final quarter, while Karl Anthony-Towns shook off early foul inconvenience and scored 17 of his 21 in the third as Minnesota grabbed its first street win with a triumph over Brooklyn.
Rose drove the Wolves in scoring for the fifth time and created his eighth 20-point diversion by hitting 11 of 17 shots, incorporating 5 of 7 in the fourth.
Towns made 9 of 18 shots, while Taj Gibson included 16 and 11 bounce back. Jeff Teague contributed 15 points as the Wolves finished their season-opening eight-diversion street losing streak by shooting 47.8 percent.
Joe Harris and Spencer Dinwiddie each scored 18 points for the Nets.
Knicks 114, Pelicans 109
New York revived from a late seven-point shortage by scoring 12 sequential focuses, overwhelming visiting New Orleans for the win.
Emmanuel Mudiay scored 27 points, and youngster Allonzo Trier fell off the seat to include a profession high 25 for the Knicks, who trailed 103-96 with 3:58 to follow two free tosses by the Pelicans’ Julius Randle.
Mudiay took care of business with a three-pointer, and topped it with a circle with 34.1 seconds left that put the Knicks up five, 108-103. The Pelicans got inside two on two consequent events, yet Mudiay made one free toss, and Tim Hardaway Jr. hit a couple to finish off New York’s second in a row win after six back to back misfortunes.
Anthony Davis had 33 and 14 bounce back for New Orleans, yet scored only two in the last casing.
Warmth 103, Bulls 96
Josh Richardson scored 12 of his 27 in the final quarter to lead Miami to a prevail upon hosts Chicago.
Justin Holiday drove the Bulls with 27 points and 13 bounce back, both season highs. Zach LaVine included 24 points and a diversion high nine helps for Chicago, which was endeavoring to win two straight amusements out of the blue this season.
The Heat, who driven by upwards of 26 in the second quarter, had their preference sliced to only four in the fourth. Jabari Parker scored 17 of his 23 in that fourth as Chicago’s offense burst into flames. Yet, Miami hung on and snapped a three-amusement losing streak.