Hawks snap 76ers’ 6-game winning streak, 129-127
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Luka Doncic had a triple-double, Dirk Nowitzki scored a season-best 21 points in a rare start and the Dallas Mavericks capitalized on Stephen Curry’s absence to beat the Golden State Warriors 126-91 on Saturday night.
Golden State dropped out of the top seed in the Western Conference to a half-game behind Denver. With Curry resting, Kevin Durant had 25 points and DeMarcus Cousins scored 19. The Warriors were 4 for 30 from 3-point range, with Durant going 0 for 8 and Klay Thompson missing all four of his tries.
Doncic had 23 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists. Dallas had dropped 12 straight in Oakland since its previous victory in April 2012.
HAWKS 129, 76ERS 127
With 3.5 seconds remaining, Young took the inbound pass from Kevin Huerter and dribbled past Jimmy Butler before sinking the short, soft jumper for the lead with 0.1 seconds remaining. Butler missed a long attempt as the final buzzer sounded.
Taurean Prince had 23 points for Atlanta.
Joel Embiid had 27 points and 12 rebounds, and Butler had 25 points for Philadelphia.
CHICAGO (AP) — Rudy Gobert had 21 points and 14 rebounds, and Utah rolled to one of its most lopsided wins of the season.
The 31-point margin of victory was just three shy of Utah’s season high. The Jazz raced out to a 70-36 halftime lead and never looked back in winning for the sixth time in seven games.
Andrew Wiggins added 22 points and rookie Josh Okogie had 17 as Minnesota, eliminated from the playoffs Friday night, ended its longest losing streak of the season. All five Minnesota starters reached double figures in scoring.
Mike Conley led Memphis with 23 points, and Jonas Valanciunas had 20 points and 14 rebounds.
Wade also had nine rebounds while scoring in double digits for a ninth consecutive game.
Jeff Green scored 25 points for Washington, which has lost four straight. Thomas Bryant had 17 points, Bobby Portis Jr. added 14 and both grabbed 11 rebounds. The 11th-place Wizards fell 6 1/2 games behind Miami with eight to play.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kemba Walker scored 18 of his game-high 36 points in the fourth quarter and the Charlotte rallied to beat Boston.
It was Walker’s 23rd game of 30 or more points this season. He added 11 rebounds and nine assists.
Charlotte won its second straight, improved to 33-39 and kept its faint postseason hopes alive.
Al-Farouq Aminu scored 22 points, including nine points in the fourth quarter as the Portland rallied from a six-point deficit.
Blake Griffin led the Pistons with 27 points and six assists.
Hield made 7 of 14 from beyond the arc, giving him 245 3-pointers this season. That surpassed the mark of 240 set by Peja Stojakovic in 2003-04. The Kings made 17 3s overall.
Harrison Barnes scored seven of his 25 points over the final three minutes, Nemanja Bjelica had 13 points and 17 rebounds, and De’Aaron Fox added 13 points and nine assists for Sacramento. Marvin Bagley III put up 16 points and 11 rebounds.
Devin Booker scored 32 points and Deandre Ayton had 19 points and 11 rebounds for Phoenix.