(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of the National Basketball Association's games on Wednesday:
Warriors 127, Lakers 123
Stephen Curry scored 13 of his 28 points in overtime to lift the Golden State Warriors to a victory of 127-123. against the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday.
Curry was 1 of 7 from the 3-point range before starting overtime with 3-pointers in a row to give the Warriors a 115-109 lead. He threw 5 of 6 from the free throw line in the last 1:14 to stop Los Angeles.
Kevin Durant scored 29 points and Klay Thompson had 20 for the Warriors. Draymond Green had 15 points, 11 rebounds and nine badists, and Zaza Pachulia tied his best record of the season with 11 points
Brandon Ingram scored 32 points, his best record of a lifetime, to lead the Lakers. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Jordan Clarkson contributed 21 points apiece, and Julius Randle scored 20.
Rockets 118, Pacers 97
James Harden recorded 29 points, eight rebounds and 10 badists when Houston beat Indiana.
With the Rockets leading 70-64, Harden scored 13 points on the last 3:54 of the third, including three consecutive triples after starting the game 0 of 6 from behind the goal. When Harden drilled a triple with nine seconds left in the period, the Rockets secured an 89-71 lead on the way to their sixth straight win.
Clint Capela also recorded a double-double for Houston with 22 points and 13 rebounds. , and Ryan Anderson lost a short rebound by scoring 19 points. Thaddeus Young led Indiana with 23 points.
Spurs 104, Grizzlies 95
LaMarcus Aldridge scored 41 points, the season's top scorer, tying the most points scored by San Antonio, in a win over Memphis.
Aldridge & # 39; s performance was the best in the regular season in the three years he played for the Spurs and in his fourth game 30 points of the season. He had 41 points in a postseason game in 2016 against Oklahoma City in his first year in San Antonio. Patty Mills added 13 points for San Antonio, and Kyle Anderson and Tony Parker contributed 10 points apiece.
Tyreke Evans scored 22 points for the Grizzlies, who have lost nine consecutive games. The contest was the first for Memphis interim coach JB Bickerstaff, who replaced the fired David Fizdale.
Magic 121, Thunder 108
Aaron Gordon scored 40 points, and Orlando broke a nine-game losing streak by defeating Oklahoma City.
Gordon dominated the game by connecting 13 of 23 shots, including six of 12 from the 3-point range. He produced his second 40-point game in his career and dropped one-third of his personal record on October 24 against the Brooklyn Nets.
The Thunder lost their third consecutive game and fifth in the last six despite getting 37 points and 11 rebounds from Russell Westbrook. Paul George scored 22 points and Carmelo Anthony had 16 points for Oklahoma City.
76ers 118, Wizards 113
Rookie Ben Simmons posted a personal record of 31 points and 18 rebounds when Philadelphia stopped Washington.
Joel Embiid had 25 points, 14 boards and four blocked shots for the 76ers, which closed his six-game home stay and his fourth win. Simmons, who entered the game with a 56.6 percent efficiency on the free throw line, was repeatedly committed an intentional foul in the fourth quarter. He played 12 of 24 in the quarter and 15 of 29 in the game.
Bradley Beal scored 21 points for the Wizards despite being out of the final 15 minutes of the first half with a facial contusion.
Pistons 131, Suns 107
Reggie Jackson had 23 points and five badists, as Detroit never played in Phoenix.
Tobias Harris and Avery Bradley contributed 20 points apiece for the Pistons, who hit 57.3 percent and won for the fourth time. in five games. Andre Drummond contributed 13 points, seven rebounds and a personal record that tied seven badists.
Devin Booker's 22 points led the Suns, who lost for the fourth time in five games. Rookie Josh Jackson had a personal record of 20 points and seven rebounds, and Greg Monroe added 14 points, seven rebounds and five badists for Phoenix.
Timberwolves 120, Pelicans 102
Andrew Wiggins scored 28 points and Minnesota defeated New Orleans.
Jimmy Butler and Gorgui Dieng supported Wiggins with 19 points apiece. Tyus Jones scored 16, Jamal Crawford had 12, Karl-Anthony Towns 11 and Taj Gibson 10 for the Timberwolves. Towns and Gibson took 10 rebounds each.
Minnesota took control in the middle of the second quarter after pelican All-Star forward Anthony Davis was ejected for the first time in his six-year career after receiving two technical fouls. Jrue Holiday led New Orleans with 27 points.
Knicks 115, Heat 86
Enes Kanter had 22 points and 14 rebounds, and Courtney Lee added 17 points when New York defeated Miami.
Knicks broke a three-game losing streak despite the loss of fourth-leading NBA scout Kristaps Porzingis, less than three minutes into the game with a sprained ankle. Porzingis had x-rays on his ankle that were negative, and the Knicks quickly announced that he could return, but he did not.
Kelly Olynyk had 18 points to lead the Heat, who hit only 38.1 percent from the field and were outscored 52-31.
Raptors 126, Hornets 113
Kyle Lowry scored 36 points with six badists and five rebounds, and DeMar DeRozan added 30 points with six badists and four rebounds as Toronto defeated Charlotte.
Jonas Valanciunas added 12 points and seven rebounds, and Norman Powell had 10 points for the Raptors, who won their second consecutive victory.
Dwight Howard had 22 points and 10 rebounds for the Hornets, who lost their third right. Charlotte played without All-Star point guard Kemba Walker, who has a shoulder injury.
Nets 109, Mavericks 104
DeMarre Carroll scored 22 points and Brooklyn completed a winning trip by beating Dallas.
Carroll, back in the lineup after missing a game with an upper respiratory infection, shot down 7 of 14 shots when the Nets went 2-1 on a three-game walk in the Western Conference. Carroll scored 15 in the third quarter in his second game of 20 points this season.
The Nets also received 19 points and six badists from Spencer Dinwiddie, plus 16 points and 10 rebounds from Trevor Booker. Harrison Barnes led Dallas with 17 points and Maxi Kleber added 16.