NBA roundup: Clippers win OT thriller over Celtics

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Lou Williams scored 27 factors, and Paul George added 25 factors and eight assists to assist the Los Angeles Clippers notch an intense 107-104 additional time victory over the visiting Boston Celtics on Wednesday night time.

November 20, 2019; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Clippers guard Lou Williams (23) controls the ball in opposition to Boston Celtics ahead Semi Ojeleye (37) through the first half at Staples Middle. Obligatory Credit score: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports activities

Kawhi Leonard returned from a three-game absence attributable to a knee harm to attain 17 factors on 7-of-20 capturing. Patrick Beverley corralled a career-best 16 rebounds to go together with 14 factors and 7 assists, and JaMychal Inexperienced added 10 factors as Los Angeles received its third straight recreation.

Jayson Tatum scored a season-best 30 factors for Boston. Marcus Good recorded 15 factors and eight assists, Brad Wanamaker added 14 factors, and Kemba Walker had 13 factors and 9 rebounds, capturing simply Four-for-17 from the sector.

The competition marked the primary time George and Leonard performed collectively since each joined the Clippers within the offseason. Wednesday’s recreation was George’s fourth of the marketing campaign.

Mavericks 142, Warriors 94

Luka Doncic scored 22 of his game-high 35 factors within the first quarter as host Dallas made fast work of injury-riddled Golden State in a 48-point thrashing.

Doncic ran up his 35 factors in solely 26 minutes, hanging round lengthy sufficient to report a second straight triple-double with a game-high-tying 10 rebounds and a game-high 11 assists. In line with ESPN, the 25:30 complete that Doncic performed was the least courtroom time for a participant in a 30-point triple-double in NBA historical past.

Tim Hardaway Jr. went Four-for-Four from Three-point vary on a 20-point night time in opposition to his dad’s former crew, and the Mavericks shot 22-for-38 (57.9 p.c) on treys en path to their third straight win. Rookie Eric Paschall led Golden State with 22 factors.

Bucks 135, Hawks 127

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 33 factors and 11 rebounds, pacing Milwaukee to a win at Atlanta.

It was the ninth time that Antetokounmpo has had 30 factors and 10 rebounds in a recreation this season, tops within the NBA. He has completed the feat in eight of his previous 9 video games. The Bucks have received 5 straight and 9 of their previous 10. Eric Bledsoe added 28 factors, seven rebounds and 5 assists for Milwaukee.

Atlanta was led by rookie De’Andre Hunter, who scored a career-high 27 factors — 11 greater than his earlier greatest — and a career-best 11 rebounds. Trae Younger added 25 factors and eight assists, and rookie Cam Reddish scored a career-high 17 factors.

Wizards 138, Spurs 132

Bradley Beal scored 21 of his 33 factors within the third quarter as host Washington held on to beat sliding San Antonio.

Beal eclipsed 30 factors in 4 consecutive contests for the primary time in his profession because the Wizards despatched San Antonio to its first seven-game dropping skid since Gregg Popovich’s first season as Spurs coach in 1996-97.

Former Spurs ahead Davis Bertans and Ish Smith every added 21 factors as Washington avenged a 124-122 setback to San Antonio on Oct. 26. DeMar DeRozan scored 31 factors for the Spurs.

Warmth 124, Cavaliers 100

Duncan Robinson scored a career-high 29 factors — making seven Three-pointers in a decisive second quarter — as host Miami routed Cleveland.

Rookie guard Tyler Herro added 22 factors because the Warmth improved to 6-Zero at house this season. Robinson, a 6-foot-7 ahead who went undrafted final yr, made 9 of 15 Three-point tries, falling one in need of the crew report of 10 Three-pointers held by Mario Chalmers and Brian Shaw.

Cleveland’s Kevin Love, who had missed one recreation resulting from again tightness, returned to contribute 25 factors and 13 rebounds. Larry Nance Jr., who had missed two straight video games resulting from a sprained left thumb, returned to amass 16 factors and 9 rebounds.

Jazz 103, Timberwolves 95

Bojan Bogdanovic scored 30 factors — together with six Three-pointers — and Donovan Mitchell added 26 to steer Utah over Minnesota in Minneapolis.

Rudy Gobert had 12 factors, 15 rebounds and 5 blocks for the Jazz. Mike Conley totaled 16 factors, eight assists and 6 rebounds. Utah snapped a two-game dropping streak and earned its third highway win of the season.

Andrew Wiggins completed with 22 factors to steer the Wolves. Karl-Anthony Cities added 14 factors and 12 rebounds. The Jazz shot 42.Four p.c from Three-point vary and scored 20 factors off 13 Minnesota turnovers.

Nets 101, Hornets 91

Jarrett Allen totaled season highs of 22 factors and 17 rebounds and Brooklyn defeated Charlotte in New York.

The Nets received for the second time in three video games with out Kyrie Irving, who sat out resulting from proper shoulder impingement. Spencer Dinwiddie began for Irving and contributed 20 factors whereas tying a season excessive with eight assists.

Allen loved probably the most productive video games of his profession and recorded his fifth double-double of the season. Taurean Prince added 20 factors whereas capturing 6-for-15 in a recreation the Nets by no means led by greater than 12. Terry Rozier topped the Hornets with 18 factors.

Bulls 109, Pistons 89

Lauri Markkanen reached the 20-point mark for the primary time because the season opener with 24 factors, and host Chicago ended a three-game dropping streak by pounding slumping Detroit.

Markkanen, who was averaging 12.Three factors in 9 video games this month, made half of his 14 field-goal makes an attempt and seven of 11 free throws. Tomas Satoransky provided 15 factors and 7 assists, and Shaquille Harrison had 15 factors, 11 rebounds, 5 assists and three steals for Chicago.

Former Bull Derrick Rose scored 18 factors off the bench for Detroit, which has misplaced 5 straight and is 1-7 on the highway. Blake Griffin scored 16 factors and Luke Kennard had 14, however each shot simply Four of 15 from the sector.

76ers 109, Knicks 104

Joel Embiid had 23 factors, 12 rebounds and 5 assists whereas Ben Simmons hit the primary Three-pointer of his profession, and Philadelphia overturned a 17-point deficit on the best way to a victory over visiting New York.

Simmons hit his much-anticipated Three-pointer with eight:20 remaining within the first quarter, and the group exploded. Simmons had missed the primary 17 treys of his profession earlier than connecting from the nook. It was his lone long-distance try of the night time and his first Three-point strive of the season.

Marcus Morris scored 22 factors and grabbed 13 rebounds whereas Julius Randle and Frank Ntilikina scored 17 factors every for the Knicks. The Sixers improved to 5-Zero at house and have received 9 straight general in opposition to the Knicks.

Nuggets 105, Rockets 95

Nikola Jokic scored a season-high 27 factors and pulled down 12 rebounds, and host Denver beat Houston, ending the Rockets’ eight-game successful streak.

Will Barton had 15 factors and 7 rebounds, and Paul Millsap scored 11 factors for Denver, which had all 5 starters end in double figures en path to its seventh win in eight video games.

James Harden had 27 factors, seven rebounds and 7 assists, Russell Westbrook added 25 factors, and Clint Capela scored 12 factors whereas flattening a season-high 21 rebounds for Houston.

Raptors 113, Magic 97

Fred VanVleet scored 24 factors and added seven assists, and Toronto defeated visiting Orlando.

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The Magic have been depleted after they misplaced heart Nikola Vucevic and ahead Aaron Gordon to sprained proper ankles within the first half. Neither returned.

Terence Davis II had a career-best 19 factors and grabbed eight rebounds for the Raptors, who shot 52.Three p.c from the sector. Pascal Siakam had 18 factors and 11 rebounds, and Chris Boucher contributed 14 factors and 11 rebounds. Orlando acquired 21 factors from Evan Fournier.

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