Highlights of Sunday's NBA games
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[January 23, 2017]
Jan 22 (The Sports Xchange) -
Highlights of National Basketball Association games on Sunday:
Warriors 118, Magic 98
Stephen Curry scored 27 points and the Golden State Warriors won
their seventh consecutive game by overwhelming the Orlando Magic
118-98 on Sunday.
The Warriors (38-6) remain on pace to become the first NBA team in
history to win at least 65 games for three consecutive seasons.
Curry hit 7-of-13 3-pointers to score at least 20 points for his
10th consecutive game. He had 16 points in the third quarter when
the Warriors sealed the victory.
Mavericks 122, Lakers 73
The Dallas Mavericks blitzed the Los Angeles Lakers in the second
quarter for a 122-73 blowout victory.
It was the Mavericks' largest margin of victory and 13th consecutive
win against the Lakers, who suffered the most lopsided defeat in
Dallas got extremely balanced scoring with seven players finishing
in double figures, but with no player notching more than Justin
Anderson's 19 points.
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Suns 115, Raptors 103
Eric Bledsoe scored 40 points and added 13 assists and the Phoenix
Suns overwhelmed the Toronto Raptors in the fourth quarter for a
115-103 road win.
The Suns improved to 15-29. The Raptors (28-16) have lost three
straight games for the first time this season.
Toronto's Kyle Lowry was ejected for a flagrant foul with 1:30 left.
Timberwolves 111, Nuggets 108
Karl-Anthony Towns had 32 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists, and
hit a go-ahead jump shot with 42.5 seconds left as the Minnesota
Timberwolves came from behind to beat the Denver Nuggets 111-108.
Andrew Wiggins had 24 points for the Timberwolves (16-28), who have
won five of their past seven games and four in a row at home.
(Editing by Andrew Both)
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