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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