Highlights of Thursday's NBA games
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[March 03, 2017]
March 2 (The Sports Xchange) -
Highlights of National Basketball Association games on Thursday:
Bulls 94, Warriors 87
The Golden State Warriors took a second straight regular-season loss
for the first time in nearly two years, falling to the Chicago Bulls
94-87 Thursday night.
Jimmy Butler scored 22 points, and Bobby Portis scored 17 points and
had 13 rebounds for the Bulls.
Golden State, which was led by Stephen Curry's 23 points, struggled
to hit shots, especially from 3-point range, where the Warriors were
6 for 30 in the loss.
Suns 120, Hornets 103
Devin Booker had 15 points and a season-high nine assists and
Marquese Chriss added 17 points for the Suns, who shot a season-high
59.7 percent from the field.
TJ Warren had 16 points and eight rebounds and Eric Bledsoe had 14
points and seven assists for the Suns.
Kemba Walker had 26 points and eight assists and Marvin Williams had
19 points for the Hornets.
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Trail Blazers 114, Thunder 109
Damian Lillard scored 33 points, and Portland used a late 16-0 run
to defeat Oklahoma City.
Jusuf Nurkic collected 18 points, 12 rebounds, six assists and five
blocked shots for the Blazers.
Russell Westbrook scored 45 points for Oklahoma City but made only
12 of 36 shots from the field. He added eight rebounds and four
assists. Enes Kanter came off the bench for 18 points and 10 boards
for the Thunder. (Compiled by Shravanth Vijayakumar in Bengaluru)
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