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Watch: NBA roundup: Rockets end Blazers' 13-game win streak

Atlanta Hawks guard Dennis Schroder (17) shoots the ball against the Utah Jazz during the fourth quarter at Vivint Smart Home Arena. Atlanta Hawks won the game 99-96. Photo Credit: Chris Nicoll-USA TODAY Sports

Atlanta Hawks guard Dennis Schroder (17) shoots the ball against the Utah Jazz during the fourth quarter at Vivint Smart Home Arena. Atlanta Hawks won the game 99-96. Photo Credit: Chris Nicoll-USA TODAY Sports

James Harden poured in 42 points to lift the visiting Houston Rockets to a 115-111 victory over the Trail Blazers on Tuesday night, ending Portland's 13-game winning streak.

Chris Paul added 22 points, including a pair of free throws with 1.3 seconds left, as the Rockets won their sixth in a row and earned their 23rd victory in 24 outings.

Al-Farouq Aminu scored 22 points and Jusuf Nurkic had 21 points and 11 rebounds for the Trail Blazers. Portland had won 18 of its previous 19 home games.

Portland's top two scorers on the season, Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum, combined for 28 points on 9-for-32 shooting, including 0 of 12 from 3-point range.

Celtics 100, Thunder 99

Marcus Morris made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1.2 seconds remaining as host Boston snapped Oklahoma City's six-game winning streak.

Thunder star Russell Westbrook missed a 3-point attempt at the buzzer. Westbrook had 27 points, eight rebounds and nine assists to lead Oklahoma City, but his streak of games with a triple-double ended at five.

Jayson Tatum scored a team-high 23 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, and Morris added 21 points for the Celtics, who won for the fourth time in eight March games. It was Tatum's first-career game with at least 20 points and 10 rebounds.

Raptors 93, Magic 86

Kyle Lowry scored 25 points, and Toronto rallied in the fourth quarter to knock off host Orlando.

The Raptors trailed by eight entering the fourth quarter but surged past the Magic with a 16-2 run, fueled by Lowry. The Raptors, who bounced back after having their 11-game winning streak snapped by the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday.

Shelvin Mack came off the bench to score 17 points, and Aaron Gordon had 16 points for Orlando, which has dropped seven of eight.

Pelicans 115, Mavericks 105

Anthony Davis scored 37 points to help New Orleans top visiting Dallas.

Rajon Rondo added 19 points, 14 assists and nine rebounds, Ian Clark scored 19 points, E'Twaun Moore had 14 and Cheick Diallo 10 for the Pelicans. New Orleans guard Jrue Holiday, the team's second-leading scorer, did not play because of the flu.

Dirk Nowitzki and Harrison Barnes scored each scored 19, and Yogi Ferrell had 15 points for the Mavericks.

Timberwolves 123, Clippers 109

Minnesota completed its first season-series sweep of visiting Los Angeles thanks to Karl-Anthony Towns' game-high 30 points.

Andrew Wiggins (27 points), Jeff Teague (20) and Jamal Crawford (20) made it four Timberwolves with 20 or more points.

DeAndre Jordan recorded an 18-point, 12-rebound double-double for the Clippers, who lost their fourth straight for Los Angeles.

Hawks 99, Jazz 94

Dennis Schroder scored a career-high 41 points on 16-of-28 shooting, and Dewayne Dedmon added 15 points and 15 rebounds to help Atlanta snap Utah's nine-game winning streak.

Taurean Prince added 11 points for the Hawks, who swept the season series with the Jazz.

Donovan Mitchell scored 24 points and Ricky Rubio added 23 to lead Utah. Joe Ingles tallied 16 points, eight rebounds and seven assists, and Rudy Gobert chipped in 15 points and 16 rebounds.

Pistons 115, Suns 88

Blake Griffin had 26 points, 10 assists and nine rebounds, and Andre Drummond added 10 points and 10 rebounds as Detroit handed Phoenix its ninth loss in a row.

Pistons point guard Reggie Jackson had seven points and two assists in 15 minutes in his return from a serious ankle injury.

Alex Len had 19 points and 12 rebounds, Josh Jackson had 15 points and 11 rebounds, and Troy Daniels had 18 points for the Suns. Phoenix has lost 19 of 20 and 24 of 26.

Standings provided by Sofascore LiveScore

 

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