Siakam scores 25, Raptors hold Embiid scoreless for 1st time
TORONTO (AP) — Pascal Siakam scored 25 points, Fred VanVleet added 24 and the Toronto Raptors held Joel Embiid scoreless for the first time in his career in a 101-96 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday night.
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson had 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Raptors, who posted their 14th consecutive home victory over the 76ers.
Embiid shot 0 for 11, missing all four of his shots from 3-point range and going 0 for 3 at the free throw line. He finished with a game-high 13 rebounds.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored a season-high 50 points and grabbed 14 rebounds for his 17th consecutive double-double to help Milwaukee rally past Utah for its eighth consecutive victory.
Antetokounmpo’s streak of double-doubles is the longest to open a season since Bill Walton opened with 34 straight in 1976-77.
Damian Lillard had 13 points and 12 assists as Portland snapped a four-game losing streak.
Anthony was 10 for 20 from the field, including 4 of 7 on 3-pointers. He now has 25,615 career points to move ahead of Alex English (26,613) into 18th place on the NBA’s career scoring list.
Zach LaVine had 18 points for Chicago, which has dropped two of three. LaVine was just 1 for 5 on 3-pointers two days after making 13 of 17 while scoring a career-high 49 points Saturday at Charlotte.
CELTICS 103, KINGS 102
Harrison Barnes added 20 points for the Kings, who had won 7 of 10. Hield was 15 of 26 from the floor and went 11 for 21 on 3-point attempts.
The Heat are 7-0 at home for only the second time — they went 8-0 at home to start the 2012-13 championship season.
Terry Rozier had 19 points and nine assists for Charlotte, which has dropped five in a row.
Cleveland erased a 106-97 deficit with just over 2 minutes left and tied the game on Collin’s Sexton’s free throw with 21 seconds to play.
Dinwiddie scored 23 points on the day he was voted Eastern Conference player of the week. Jarrett Allen had 22 points and a season-high 21 rebounds.
Clarkson scored 23 points while Larry Nance Jr. had 20 points and 13 rebounds for Cleveland, which has lost seven of eight.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — T.J. Warren scored 26 points to lead the Indiana past Memphis.
Trae Young scored 37 points for the Hawks, who outscored the Timberwolves 34-16 in the second quarter. But Minnesota had 38 points in the first quarter, 39 in the third and 32 in the fourth against one of the NBA’s weakest defensive teams and snapped a two-game skid.
The Magic were held to 15 points in the third quarter and 33 in the second half. They are now 0-7 on the road this season.
Detroit went on an 11-0 run near the end of the third and led 78-70 at the start of the fourth. Orlando never really threatened after that.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Chris Paul hit a 19-footer with 36 seconds left to put Oklahoma City ahead and Alec Burks missed a contested shot in the paint moments later on the other end, sending the Thunder to their first road win of the season.
The Warriors led most of the way before the Thunder scored the final 13 points.
Glenn Robinson III scored 25 points and Ky Bowman added 24 as injury-plagued Golden State competed with just eight healthy players. The Warriors lost their third straight game and 10th in 11, committing five of their 12 turnovers in the final quarter.
Dennis Schroder scored 22 points off the bench and dished out five assists. Paul struggled early to find his shooting stroke but finished with 20 points, while Danilo Gallinari had 15 points, seven rebounds and six assists as the Thunder moved to 1-6 on the road.
- Atlanta Hawks
- Boston Celtics
- Brooklyn Nets
- Detroit Pistons
- Golden State Warriors
- Indiana Pacers
- Joel Embiid
- Los Angeles Lakers
- Miami Heat
- Milwaukee Bucks
- Minnesota Timberwolves
- Oklahoma City Thunder
- Orlando Magic
- Pascal Siakam
- Philadelphia 76ers
- Portland Trail Blazers
- Toronto Raptors