SPURS (4-3) 94; CELTICS (5-2) 108
Kyrie Irving (24/2/6) had a game-high to lead Boston to a win to end a 10-game losing streak against San Antonio. Jaylen Brown (18/4/2) also played a big part and Al Horford (14/13/5) posted a double-double.
Brandon Paul (18/5/1) led the visitors in scoring off the bench and Rudy Gay (14/3/0) made a decent contribution too. The starters combined for just 44 points as they lost their second straight.
TIMBERWOLVES (4-3) 125; HEAT (2-4) 122 OT
Jeff Teague (23/5/11) and Karl-Anthony Towns (20/12/1) poured in double-doubles as Minnesota came away with a victory in overtime. Andrew Wiggins (22/7/1) and Jimmy Butler (16/5/3) also made big contributions to the win.
Dion Waiters (33/5/4) tied a career-high, with 14 of those coming in the fourth quarter. Kelly Olynyk (23/6/2) had a big game off the bench and Goran Dragic (18/6/5) put up good numbers but it wasn't enough to prevent the loss. Miami was without Hassan Whiteside for a fifth consecutive game.
NUGGETS (3-4) 110; KNICKS (3-3) 116
Kristaps Porzingis (38/7/2) posted a career-high on 14-of-26 shooting as he led New York to a third win in a row. Tim Hardaway Jr. (13/4/3) scored all of his points in the fourth quarter and Kyle O'Quinn (15/12/1) added a double-double off the bench.
Nikola Jokic (28/8/2) had a huge night offensively for Denver. Jamal Murray (20/3/2) and Gary Harris also put up big numbers but they came away with another defeat.
76ERS (3-4) 115; ROCKETS (5-3) 107
The shock result of the night came in Houston as rookie Ben Simmons (24/7/9) inspired the Sixers to a huge road win as he put up a career-high. Joel Embiid (22/9/5) also came up big as Philly had seven players in double figures to avenge a loss at the buzzer to the Rockets at home last week.
James Harden (29/4/7) led the home team in scoring but he didn't shoot the ball well as he went 8-of-21 from the field. Eric Gordon (25/0/2) also struggled with his shot despite his big scoring output, going 5-of-14 from three-point range.
HORNETS (4-3) 104; GRIZZLIES (5-2) 99
Kemba Walker (27/2/6) scored nine points in the fourth quarter as Charlotte handed Memphis its first home loss of the campaign. Jeremy Lamb (17/8/1) made a big contribution to the win and rookie Malik Monk (13/4/3) impressed off the bench.
Tyreke Evans (19/10/3) led the home team in scoring with a double-double off the bench. Mike Conley (16/2/6) and Marc Gasol (10/7/2) struggled to shoot the ball again as they combined to go 8-of-33.
MAGIC (5-2) 115; PELICANS (3-4) 99
Orlando continued its terrific start to the season behind big performances from Evan Fournier (20/3/4), Nikola Vucevic (20/8/3) and Jonathan Simmons (20/6/4). Marreese Speights (18/5/3) came up huge off the bench as he dropped a career-high six three-pointers to help his team run away with the game.
Anthony Davis (39/10/2) put up his customary big numbers but his frontcourt partner DeMarcus Cousins (12/12/7) wasn't able to assert himself offensively as he shot just 5-of-14 from the field.
MAVERICKS (1-7) 89; JAZZ (4-3) 104
Rodney Hood (25/3/1) dropped a season-high with 15 coming in the third quarter in Utah's rout of Dallas. Ricky Rubio (20/2/6) and a Rudy Gobert (17/12/6) double-double also helped secure the home win.
Dirk Nowitzki (18/5/1) was the only starter to hit double figures for the Mavs as their horrible start to the year continued. J.J. Barea (17/2/1) and Devin Harris (15/2/6) provided some spark off the bench.
RAPTORS (4-2) 99; TRAIL BLAZERS (4-3) 85
DeMar DeRozan (25/3/4) led Toronto to an impressive road win as they held the Blazers to a low-scoring output with a strong defensive showing. Kyle Lowry (19/10/6) almost put up a triple-double and big man Lucas Nogueira (17/9/2) made a big contribution to the win on both ends.
Damian Lillard (36/2/2) did his best to try and rally Portland but the rest of his teammates couldn't get it going offensively. C.J. McCollum (16/3/2) was the only other player in double digits but he shot 5-of-16. They had a horrendous second quarter where they went extremely cold shooting just 1-of-17 as a team and scoring just six points.
WARRIORS (5-3) 141; CLIPPERS (4-2) 111
The Dubs extended their winning streak over the Clippers to 11 games with another mauling. Stephen Curry (31/5/6) had a hot night from downtown as he hit 7-of-11 threes and Kevin Durant (19/7/4) had a good all-around game. Draymond Green (16/9/6) filled the stat sheet by doing a bit of everything.
Danilo Gallinari (19/2/4) led the home team in scoring as they lost their second consecutive game. Blake Griffin (16/3/4) once again struggled from the floor against the Warriors as he shot just 4-of-11. DeAndre Jordan (10/11/0) added a double-double in the huge loss.News Now - Sport News