Highlights of Tuesday's NBA games
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[November 01, 2017]
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights from National Basketball
Association games on Tuesday:
Suns 122, Nets 114
The Phoenix Suns beat the Brooklyn Nets 122-114 on Tuesday to
improve to 3-1 since interim coach Jay Triano replaced Earl Watson
The Suns blew an 18-point lead in the third quarter but made enough
timely plays down the stretch to win.
Devin Booker scored 32 points for Phoenix, his second 30-point game
of the season and the 22nd of his career. Rookie Mike James added 24
for the Suns.
TJ Warren scored all 20 of his points after halftime and grabbed 11
rebounds for the Suns, who controlled the glass by a commanding
D'Angelo Russell scored a season-high 33 points as the Nets dropped
their third straight.
Lakers 113, Pistons 93
Julius Randle scored 17 points off the bench to lead seven Lakers in
double figures as Los Angeles downed Detroit.
Kyle Kuzma added 16 points in a reserve role, Larry Nance Jr. had 14
points and 12 rebounds for the Lakers. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope,
Brandon Ingram and Lonzo Ball scored 13 points apiece, and Jordan
Clarkson finished with 10.
Reggie Jackson and Tobias Harris scored 18 points each, Ish Smith
had 12 off the bench, and Andre Drummond finished with 10 points and
12 rebounds for the Pistons, who were coming off back-to-back wins
against the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday and the Golden State
Warriors on Sunday.
Thunder 110, Bucks 91
Paul George scored 20 points, Carmelo Anthony had 17 and Russell
Westbrook added 12 as Oklahoma City cruised past Milwaukee.
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Brooklyn Nets forward DeMarre Carroll (9) passes the ball against
Phoenix Suns center Tyson Chandler (4) and guard Devin Booker (1)
during the second half at Barclays Center. Andy Marlin-USA TODAY
Westbrook finished an assist short of his fourth triple-double of
the season, dishing out nine assists while grabbing 10 rebounds.
Jeremi Grant also finished with 17 for the Thunder, who won
consecutive games for the first time this season, while Milwaukee
lost for the second time in three games.
Giannis Antetokounmpo finished with a team-high 28 points to lead
the Bucks but failed to reach the 30-point mark for just the second
time this season.
Pacers 101, Kings 83
Indiana put five players in double figures, led by Bojan Bogdanovic
with 17 points, in a romp over Sacramento.
Pacers forward Domantas Sabonis delivered his third double-double of
the season with 12 points and a career-high 16 rebounds.
Thaddeus Young added 15 points for Indiana. Victor Oladipo, who led
the Pacers in scoring each of the first six games, finished with 14
Rookie De'Aaron Fox was the high scorer for the Kings with 18 points
on 9-of-18 shooting. Sacramento has dropped five consecutive games.
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