Highlights of Tuesday's NBA games
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[January 18, 2017]
Jan 17 (The Sports Xchanger) -
Highlights of National Basketball Association games on Tuesday:
Raptors 119, Nets 109
Cory Joseph scored a career-high 33 points in place of a resting
Kyle Lowry, leading the Toronto Raptors to a 119-109 victory over
the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday.
The Raptors announced shortly before the opening tip Lowry was
resting some bumps and bruises to ensure he can play in his native
Philadelphia on Wednesday. Lowry was active and in warmup gear as he
watched Joseph turn in the best game of his five-year career.
Heat 109, Rockets 103
James Harden produced his 13th triple-double of the season, but it
wasn't enough as Miami upset Houston at AmericanAirlines Arena.
Harden, who had six turnovers, had 40 points, 12 rebounds and 10
assists. He made 12-of-30 shots from the floor, including 4-of-15
from 3-point range. He also made 12 of 13 free throws.
Mavericks 99, Bulls 98
Harrison Barnes scored 20 points, Seth Curry had 18 and Wesley
Matthews hit a 3-pointer with 11.7 seconds remaining to lift Dallas
to a win over Chicago.
J.J. Barea had 12 points for Dallas (14-27), which won its third
straight game. Matthews and Deron Williams both finished with 11
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Spurs 122, Timberwolves 114
Kawhi Leonard scored 34 points and LaMarcus Aldridge added 29 as San
Antonio shrugged off a ragged first three quarters and rolled to a
122-114 win over Minnesota at the AT&T Center.
Leonard's rebound and rush down the court for a dunk over two
Minnesota defenders with 7:36 to play highlighted a 20-2 run for San
Antonio that turned a 90-83 deficit into a 103-92 lead.
Nuggets 127, Lakers 121
Nikola Jokic scored 29 points and grabbed 15 rebounds, and Denver
extended the woes of Los Angeles with a victory at Staples Center.
Will Barton contributed 26 points and eight assists, Kenneth Faried
added 20 points and seven rebounds and Danilo Gallinari, Wilson
Chandler and Emmanuel Mudiay each chipped in 14 points for the
Nuggets (17-23), who won on the Lakers' home floor for the seventh
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