Advert

Watch: NBA roundup: Curry injured as Warriors top Hawks

Los Angeles Clippers forward Montrezl Harrell (5) moves to the basket to score against New York Knicks forward Michael Beasley (8) and guard Emmanuel Mudiay (1) during the second half at Staples Center. Photo Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Los Angeles Clippers forward Montrezl Harrell (5) moves to the basket to score against New York Knicks forward Michael Beasley (8) and guard Emmanuel Mudiay (1) during the second half at Staples Center. Photo Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

The Golden State Warriors overcame a Stephen Curry injury and a frantic finish Friday night to defeat the Atlanta Hawks, 114-109, and sweep their three-game Eastern trip.

The win was the Warriors' 13th in 14 road games against Eastern Conference opponents this season and completed their fourth unbeaten trip of three or more games.

Golden State had to finish the game without Curry, who aggravated his previously injured right ankle late in the first quarter. After going to the locker room for an examination, Curry returned to play in both the second and third quarters, but he was pulled from the game for good with 6:24 to go in the third. He had 28 points in 24 minutes.

Kevin Durant also scored 28 points for the Warriors, while Atlanta's Kent Bazemore scored a game-high 29.

Thunder 124, Suns 116

Russell Westbrook scored 43 points, grabbed 14 rebounds and took over the game down the stretch when Oklahoma City overcame a 13-point deficit for a victory at Phoenix.

Westbrook, who finished two assists short of his 19th triple-double of the season, scored eight points in the final 1:32 to help the Thunder win for the fifth time in the past six games.

Devin Booker had 39 points and eight assists, and Josh Jackson and TJ Warren had 19 points apiece for the Suns, who have lost 11 of 12.

Raptors 102, Wizards 95

DeMar DeRozan scored 23 points and CJ Miles came off the bench and added 17 of his 20 in the second half as Toronto defeated host Washington.

The Raptors fell into a 14-point hole in the opening minutes. DeRozan helped Toronto bounce back and take a four-point halftime lead, and both he and Miles came through in the final two quarters.

Miles made 6 of 9 3-point attempts and finished 7 of 10 overall from the field. Toronto has won 10 of its past 11 games.

Jazz 116, Timberwolves 108

Rudy Gobert scored a season-high 26 points and collected 16 rebounds, and Donovan Mitchell added 26 points to lead Utah past Minnesota in Salt Lake City.

Derrick Favors and Jae Crowder scored 15 apiece for the Jazz. Andrew Wiggins scored 27 points and Jeff Teague added 25 for the Timberwolves, who lost their second consecutive game.

Minnesota's Karl-Anthony Towns scored 13 points but was ejected before halftime after picking up two technical fouls.

Clippers 128, Knicks 105

DeAndre Jordan collected a game-high 20 rebounds to complement 19 points, and Lou Williams scored 21 points, sending Los Angeles to a blowout win over visiting New York.

The victory was the Clippers' eighth in 11 games since trading Blake Griffin to the Detroit Pistons in February. Jordan has collected 16 or more rebounds in six of those games.

Enes Kanter had a double-double for New York, dropping in a team-high 18 points to go with 14 rebounds.

Magic 115, Pistons 106 (OT)

Aaron Gordon finished with 27 points and 13 rebounds, Evan Fournier scored seven points in the final five minutes, and host Orlando ended a seven-game losing streak by downing Detroit.

Nikola Vucevic supplied 22 points, 12 rebounds and six assists while D.J. Augustin had 20 points and nine assists for the Magic. Fournier finished with 17 points, and Shelvin Mack added 10 off the bench. Orlando outscored Detroit 11-2 in overtime.

Reggie Bullock and James Ennis III each scored 21 points for the Pistons, who have lost seven of their last nine games. Blake Griffin contributed 12 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists.

76ers 110, Hornets 99

Joel Embiid had 23 points, 14 rebounds and three blocked shots to help Philadelphia rally past visiting Charlotte.

Ersan Ilyasova and JJ Redick each added 18 points as the 76ers won for the ninth time in their past 11 games. Robert Covington scored 16 points and Ben Simmons contributed 15 points, eight rebounds and six assists.

Kemba Walker scored 31 points for the Hornets, who have dropped two straight following a five-game winning streak. Frank Kaminsky had 19 points off the Charlotte bench, and Nicolas Batum added 14 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists.

Bulls 108, Mavericks 100

Bobby Portis hit three consecutive shots in the fourth quarter to complete Chicago's comeback as the Bulls overcame a slow start and a 14-point deficit to outlast visiting Dallas.

The Bulls were able to snap a five-game losing streak while handing the Mavericks a 13th loss in their last 16 games.

After scoring the game's first 10 points, the Mavericks led until a layup by Portis drew the Bulls even at 96-all with 4:09 remaining. His subsequent short jumper and another layup gave Chicago its first advantage of the game.

Nuggets 108, Grizzlies 102

Gary Harris had 26 points and four steals as Denver extended host Memphis' woes.

Will Barton scored 24 points on 10-of-14 shooting off the bench for Denver, which halted a two-game slide. Paul Millsap added 15 points and five steals.

Marc Gasol had 22 points and nine rebounds but couldn't prevent the Grizzlies from taking a season-worst 12th straight defeat. Jarell Martin scored 16 points on 8-of-12 shooting, Dillon Brooks added 13 points, and Ben McLemore and Mario Chalmers tallied 12 points apiece.

Pacers 103, Bucks 96

Victor Oladipo scored 17 of his 21 points in the second half as visiting Indiana fended off Milwaukee's late comeback attempt and snapped its two-game losing streak.

All five Pacers starters scored in double figures, as did Lance Stephenson, who came off the bench to finish with 16 points. Bojan Bogdanovic had 14 points, Myles Turner 13, Cory Joseph 12 and Thaddeus Young 10.

Khris Middleton led Milwaukee with 30 points and Giannis Antetokounmpo added 24 with a 10-for-12 showing from the free-throw line. However, the Bucks shot just 38.3 percent from the floor and went 9 of 25 from long distance as their losing streak reached four games.

Standings provided by Sofascore LiveScore

 

Advert
Comments not loading? We recommend using Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox with javascript turned on.
Comments powered by Disqus  
Advert
Advert