LOS ANGELES (AP) — Patty Mills hit a go-ahead jumper with 6.8 seconds left and the San Antonio Spurs kept the Los Angeles Lakers winless with LeBron James, rallying from a six-point deficit in the final minute of overtime for a wild 143-142 victory Monday night.
James hit a tying 3-pointer with 2.4 seconds left in regulation and finished with 32 points, 14 assists and eight rebounds. But the superstar missed two free throws with 12.8 seconds to play, and Mills coolly put the Spurs ahead.
WIZARDS 125, TRAIL BLAZERS 124, OT
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Markieff Morris had 28 points, including six 3-pointers, and the Wizards won their first game of the season with an overtime victory over the Trail Blazers.
Bradley Beal added 25 points for the Wizards, and Otto Porter Jr. blocked Damian Lillard’s layup attempt at the final buzzer to seal the win.
RAPTORS 127, HORNETS 106
TORONTO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 22 points, Kyle Lowry had 16 points and a season-high 14 assists, and Toronto never trailed in a victory over the Hornets, the Raptors’ fourth straight win to open the season.
Jonas Valanciunas scored 17 points, Danny Green had 16, and Serge Ibaka added 15 as the Raptors won for the ninth time in 11 meetings with the Hornets.
Toronto is the first NBA team to reach four wins. Denver (3-0) can match the Raptors when it hosts Sacramento on Tuesday.
MAGIC 93, CELTICS 90
BOSTON (AP) — Nikola Vucevic had 24 points and 12 rebounds while the Orlando Magic survived two 3-point attempts by Boston in the closing seconds to beat the Celtics.
TIMBERWOLVES 101, PACERS 91
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jimmy Butler returned to Minnesota’s lineup and scored 20 points to lead the Timberwolves to a win over the Pacers.
Butler, who received a mix of boos and cheers during player introductions, sat out Saturday due to precautionary rest. Karl-Anthony Towns added 17 points and 12 rebounds for Minnesota, while rookie guard Josh Okogie scored 12 points off the bench.
BUCKS 124, KNICKS 113
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 31 points and 15 rebounds, Khris Middleton sank a pair of late 3-pointers and the Bucks survived a furious second-half rally by New York to hold off the Knicks.
MAVERICKS 115, BULLS 109
DALLAS (AP) — DeAndre Jordan became the first Dallas player in 24 years to start a season with three straight double-doubles, getting 18 points and 16 rebounds to help the Mavericks beat the Bulls.
GRIZZLIES 92, JAZZ 84
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mike Conley scored 23 points to lead the Grizzlies to a victory over the Jazz.
Marc Gasol finished with 18 points, 13 rebounds, and four assists before fouling out with 3:41 left. Shelvin Mack added 12 points off the bench for the Grizzlies, who picked up their first road victory despite shooting 36.9 percent (31 of 84).