Highlights of Sunday's NBA games
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[February 27, 2017]
Feb 26 (The Sports Xchange) -
Highlights of National Basketball Association games on Sunday:
Thunder 118, Pelicans 110
Russell Westbrook notched his 29th triple-double of the season to
lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 118-110 victory over New Orleans
Pelicans at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
Westbrook scored 41 points on 14-of-29 shooting from the field. He
also posted 11 rebounds and 11 assists. Enes Kanter came off the
bench to add 20 points and nine boards. Steven Adams and Alex
Abrines each had 13 points for the Thunder.
Anthony Davis led the Pelicans with 38 points and seven rebounds.
DeMarcus Cousins added 31 points and 10 rebounds before fouling out.
Spurs 119, Lakers 98
Kawhi Leonard scored 25 points and San Antonio hammered Los Angeles
at Staples Center.
LaMarcus Aldridge had 16 points and nine rebounds and Pau Gasol
added 15 points and seven boards for the Spurs, who have a four-game
Brandon Ingram scored a career-high 22 points to lead the Lakers,
who lost their fourth straight. Jordan Clarkson had 19 points and
D'Angelo Russell scored 18.
Bucks 100, Suns 96
Malcolm Brogdon came off the bench to score all 15 of his points and
deliver five of his seven assists in the second half to lift
Milwaukee over Phoenix.
Giannis Antetokounmpo had 28 points, eight rebounds and six assists
for the Bucks, which won for the fourth time in their last five
T.J. Warren led Phoenix with 23 points and Alan Williams scored a
career-high 17 points off the bench.
Grizzlies 105, Nuggets 98
Mike Conley scored 32 points and Marc Gasol had 23 as Memphis beat
Zach Randolph had 20 points and 11 rebounds off the bench to help
Memphis sweep the season series from Denver.
Danilo Gallinari scored 24 points and Gary Harris had 19 for the
Nuggets, who have lost three of their last four.
Jazz 102, Wizards 92
Gordon Hayward scored 30 points and Rudy Gobert had 15 points and 20
rebounds as Utah handed Washington a rare home loss.
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George Hill finished with 21 points for the Jazz, who
led by as many as 24 points en route to their third straight win.
Utah finished with a dominating 52-27 rebounding advantage.
John Wall had 23 points and 11 assists for the Wizards, who had won
19 of their last 20 home games and scored at 100 points in 23
straight games overall. Bradley Beal scored all of his 22 points in
the second half for Washington.
Celtics 104, Pistons 98
Isaiah Thomas scored 33 points and rookie Jaylen Brown made a
go-ahead three-pointer in the final minute as Boston beat Detroit at
Thomas extended his franchise record for consecutive 20-point games
to 43. Jae Crowder collected 14 points, 11 rebounds and five
assists, and Marcus Smart had 14 points and five rebounds for
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope led the Pistons with 18 points. Andre
Drummond had 17 points and 15 rebounds but missed 10-of-11 free
Raptors 112, Trail Blazers 106
DeMar DeRozan scored 33 points as Toronto topped Portland. It was
the third win in a row for the Raptors, the past two without their
All-Star point guard Kyle Lowry, who has a wrist injury.
Serge Ibaka added 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for Toronto,
which got 15 points from Jonas Valanciunas.
Damian Lillard scored 28 points for Portland. Maurice Harkless added
18 points, and CJ McCollum had 17.
Clippers 115, Hornets 113 (OT)
Blake Griffin scored 43 points and collected 10 rebounds, lifting
Los Angeles to an overtime victory over Charlotte.
DeAndre Jordan contributed 20 points and 19 rebounds for the
Clippers. Chris Paul had 15 points, 17 assists and nine rebounds,
while J.J. Redick scored 22 points for Los Angeles.
Kemba Walker led the Hornets with 34 points, and Nicolas Batum added
31 and eight rebounds. Jeremy Lamb chipped in 19 points, while Frank
Kaminsky finished with 16 points and five rebounds before fouling
out with 4:21 left in regulation.
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