Steph Curry strikes late to snatch victory for Golden State Warriors

Golden State Warriors v Atlanta Hawks

Steph Curry nailed a last-gasp lay-up to give the Golden State Warriors a narrow 129-127 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers.

The Clippers’ Avery Bradley tied the game at 127-127 with 20.6 seconds left on the clock, having seen the Warriors grasp a 103-94 lead going into the fourth.

After a big third quarter which saw Curry contribute 11 points, it was then left to the point guard to salvage the victory, finding the basket with 0.5 seconds left on the clock and walking away with a night’s total of 42 points, six rebounds and two assists.

The Boston Celtics surprised the Charlotte Hornets to snap a three-game losing streak and emerge 119-103 winners at TD Garden.

Kyrie Irving finished with 25 points, while Al Horford returned from injury to produce 10 points and six rebounds in just under 20 minutes.

The Memphis Grizzlies returned to winning ways after a five-game losing run, beating the Los Angeles Lakers 107-99 despite LeBron James falling shy of a triple-double with 22 points, 14 rebounds and seven assists.

Andrew Wiggins’ go-ahead lay-up with 14 seconds remaining pushed the Minnesota Timberwolves 114-112 over the Oklahoma City Thunder, while the Phoenix Suns, on the back of last night’s triple overtime, were defeated 111-103 by the Brooklyn Nets.

The Dallas Maveicks slumped to their sixth loss in a row as Damian Lillard scored 33 points to lift his Portland Trail Blazers to a 121-118 overtime victory.

The New Orleans Pelicans looked on course to down Sacramento before a late rally saw the Kings overcome an 11-point deficit and clinch the win 122-117.

Tyler Johnson put in a late charge for the Miami Heat, scoring 20 of his night’s 25 points in the third quarter to see off the Orlando Magic 115-91.

Myles Turner notched up 18 points as the Indiana Pacers downed the Washington Wizards 105-89, Alex Len recorded a season-high 17 rebounds in the Atlanta Hawks’ narrow 98-95 win over the Detroit Pistons and the Chicago Bulls claimed their first back-to-back win this season, beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 112-92.

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