NBA roundup: Spurs knock-off Blazers for 8th consecutive win


DeMar DeRozan & # 39; s 21 factors resulted in seven San Antonio gamers in double digits when the Spurs launched all main video games within the fourth quarter to beat visiting Portland Trail Blazers 108-103 on Saturday for their eighth straight win.

March 16, 2019; San Antonio, TX, USA; Portland Trail Blazers taking pictures guard CJ McCollum (3) drives for the basket between San Antonio Spurs ahead, LaMarcus Aldridge (12) and DeMar DeRozan (proper) throughout the first half at AT&T Center. Compulsory credit score: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports

Sixth Place Spurs are a season-best 12 video games over .500 and in a sport and a half from Portland for fourth place within the Western Conference.

Rudy Gay and Derrick White every added 13 factors for San Antonio, with LaMarcus Aldridge and Patty Mills every scoring 12 factors. DeRozan and Aldridge every had eight rebounds, Gay had seven and Jakob Poeltl blocked 5 pictures.

Damian Lillard from Portland led all of the scorers with 34 factors and Jusuf Nurkic added 24 factors and 16 rebounds. CJ McCollum, who completed with 10 factors, left within the third quarter with an obvious left knee damage throughout a experience to the basket.

Warriors 110, Thunder 88

Stephen Curry scored 33 factors and Klay Thompson added 23 when Golden State scored 40 factors within the first quarter in beating host Oklahoma City.

DeMarcus Cousins ​​added 12 factors, eight rebounds and 6 assists for the Warriors, who additionally acquired eight rebounds and 6 assists from Draymond Green.

Paul George led Oklahoma City with 29 runs, however hit solely 9 of 25 pictures normally. Dennis Schroder added 15 factors off the bench and Russell Westbrook shot solely 2 of the 16 within the end with seven factors.

Nuggets 102, Pacers 100

Paul Millsap hit a working structure with seven seconds left when host Denver left Indiana behind to remain behind Golden State for the #1 of the Western Conference.

Millsap ended with 15 factors and 13 rebounds. Nikola Jokic scored 26 factors earlier than being ejected for expressing an error on a free ball. Jamal Murray and Will Barton every scored 17 factors for Denver.

Thaddeus Young had 18 factors and 10 rebounds, Darren Collison scored 17 factors and Domantas Sabonis and Bojan Bogdanovic completed with 16 for the Pacers.

Jazz 114, Nets 98

Rudy Gobert counted 23 factors, 17 rebounds and three blocked pictures, and Utah took management originally of the second quarter to beat Brooklyn in Salt Lake City.

Gobert recorded his 55th double-double. He shot 9 out of 12 and had six extra dunks, bringing his league-leading complete to 249. Donovan Mitchell led Utah with 24 factors and added six rebounds and 4 assists.

Spencer Dinwiddie scored 22 factors on the bench, however the Nets dropped to 0-2 to start out a seven-game highway journey. D & # 39; Angelo Russell added 20 factors however shot Eight of 25 for Brooklyn.

Celtics 129, Hawks 120

Kyrie Irving scored 30 factors and Jaylen Brown added 23, with two necessary baskets in a fourth quarter, as host Boston held Atlanta and gained for the fifth time within the final six video games.

Irving simply fell out of his second consecutive triple-double with 11 rebounds and 9 assists. Boston additionally received 19 factors – 4 within the essential fourth-quarter run – and 11 rebounds from Marcus Morris whereas Jayson Tatum had 18 factors and eight rebounds. Marcus Smart scored 16 factors.

Atlanta was led by Trae Young, who had 26 factors, together with 5-for-Eight on 3-pointers, and John Collins, who had 20 factors and 11 rebounds.

Wizards 135, Grizzlies 128

Bradley Beal led six double-digit gamers with 40 factors – his second again evening reached 40 – as host defeated Washington Memphis.

Jabari Parker had 20 factors and 11 rebounds and Bobby Portis scored 18 factors when Washington, 11th within the Eastern Conference, moved to 3 video games of Miami, the eighth.

Mike Conley had 28 factors and 12 assists for Memphis. Jonas Valanciunas gained 22 factors and Avery Bradley scored 21 factors.

Mavericks 121, Cavaliers 116

Tim Hardaway Jr. led seven double-digit gamers with 22 factors when host Dallas ran to a giant lead earlier than beating Cleveland and ending a losing-game of seven video games.

Maxi Kleber completed with 18 factors and 12 rebounds for the Mavericks, and Jalen Brunson and Dwight Powell added 16 factors. Dirk Nowitzki contributed 14 factors and 6 rebounds.

Rookie Collin Sexton scored a sport excessive of 28 factors and Kevin Love and Cedi Osman added 22 every. Love additionally had 12 rebounds and 4 assists.

Suns 138, Pelicans 136 (OT)

Phoenix scored 5 factors within the final 2.2 seconds of extra time, assisted when host New Orleans made a technical error calling for a timeout when there was none left. Devin Booker led the Suns with 40 factors and 13 assists and Kelly Oubre Jr. had 32 factors.

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The pelicans misplaced their sixth deficit regardless of attaining a New Orleans file as Elfrid Payton's fourth consecutive triple-double. The former Suns level guard ended with 16 factors, 13 rebounds and a career-high 16 assists, linking the help mark he had set towards Portland the evening earlier than.

Three of his teammates had double doubles. Julius Randle completed with 21 factors and 11 rebounds, Anthony Davis had 15 factors and 11 rebounds and Cheick Diallo got here off the bench so as to add 10 factors and 10 rebounds.

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