OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Paul George had 35 points and nine assists and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 111-107 on Friday night to snap a three-game losing streak.
Steven Adams had a career-high 27 points on 11-for-11 shooting from the field and Russell Westbrook added 15 points, 14 assists and nine rebounds for Oklahoma City.
JAZZ 114, PELICANS 108
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Rookie Donovan Mitchell scored a career-high 41 points and powered Utah’s fourth-quarter rally against New Orleans,
The No. 13 overall pick became the seventh rookie in franchise history to have a 30-plus point game.
New Orleans star Anthony Davis went down with a left groin injury at the beginning of the fourth quarter, hitting the ground under the Jazz basket and laying there until trainers came to help.
RAPTORS 120, PACERS 115
TORONTO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored 26 points, Jakob Poeltl made all eight of his field goal attempts and had a career-high 18 points and Toronto beat Indiana for its sixth straight home victory.
Serge Ibaka added 15 points, Jonas Valanciunas had 13 and Kyle Lowry and Fred VanVleet each had 11 for the Raptors. They are 8-1 at home.
SPURS 95, GRIZZLIES 78
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge had 22 points, Rudy Gay added 18 and San Antonio handed Memphis its 10th straight loss.
San Antonio controlled most of the game, leading by as many as 25 in the fourth quarter. Memphis provided a more spirited effort in its second game under interim coach J.B. Bickerstaff, who took after David Fizdale was fired Monday.
WIZARDS 109, PISTONS 91
WASHINGTON (AP) — Markieff Morris scored 23 points, Tomas Satoransky added a career-high 17 off the bench, and Washington beat Detroit for its first home victory in nearly three weeks.
Otto Porter Jr. also had 17 points for Washington. The Wizards are 2-2 without All-Star point guard John Wall since he received injections in his swollen left knee.
HEAT 105, HORNETS 100
MIAMI (AP) — Josh Richardson scored a career-high 27 points, and Dion Waiters added 19 to help Miami beat Charlotte.
The Heat went on a 9-0 run in the final moments to decide things, with a 3-pointer by Waiters with 1:09 left for a 102-96 lead being perhaps the shot of all for Miami.
Marvin Williams scored 16 points for Charlotte.