Highlights of Monday's NBA games
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[November 21, 2017]
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Monday's National
Basketball Association games:
Celtics 110, Mavericks 102 (OT)
Kyrie Irving scored a season-high 47 points as the Boston Celtics
ran their winning streak to 16 games with a 110-102 overtime win
over the Dallas Mavericks on Monday.
Irving produced the fourth-highest scoring game of his career as the
Celtics (16-2) rallied from 13 points down in the final 7:47 of
regulation. He shot 16-of-22, made five three-pointers and 10 free
Jaylen Brown added 22 for Boston, which tied the fourth-longest win
streak in team history. The Celtics can tied for the third longest
when they go for 17 in a row Wednesday at Miami.
Harrison Barnes led Dallas with 31 points. Wesley Matthews added 18,
J.J. Barea 16 and Dirk Nowitzki posted his first double-double with
14 points and 12 rebounds.
Cavaliers 116, Pistons 88
Kevin Love collected 19 points and 11 rebounds as Cleveland routed
Detroit for its fifth straight win.
LeBron James added 18 points in 27 minutes as Cleveland led by as
many as 39 and shot 52.5 percent. Jae Crowder also scored 18 points
Stanley Johnson scored 11 points for Detroit but Andre Drummond
finished with eight points and eight rebounds. Drummond failed to
get at least 12 rebounds for the first time this season.
Knicks 107, Clippers 85
Kristaps Porzingis led six players in double figures as New York
handed Los Angeles its ninth straight loss.
Reserve Doug McDermott added 16 points, Tim Hardaway Jr contributed
13 while Enes Kanter totaled 12 points and 16 rebounds.
Blake Griffin scored 21 points before fouling out as Los Angeles
also dropped to 1-11 in its last 12 games.
76ers 107, Jazz 86
Rookie Ben Simmons posted his 11th double-double with 27 points and
10 rebounds as Philadelphia beat Utah.
Simmons made 13-of-24 shots as Philadelphia shot 51.8 percent. JJ
Reddick added 20 and Joel Embiid contributed 15 for the 76ers.
Rookie Donvan Mitchell led the Jazz with 17 points.
Pacers 105, Magic 97
Victor Oladipo scored 29 points as Indiana beat Orlando.
Bojan Bogdanovic added 26 points and Thaddeus Young contributed 17
as Indiana won its fourth straight.
Nikola Vucevic totaled 25 points and 13 rebounds as Orlando dropped
its fifth straight.
Spurs 96, Hawks 85
LaMarcus Aldridge scored 22 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as San
Antonio beat Atlanta.
Manu Ginobili added 16 points as San Antonio overcame 18 turnovers.
Danny Green added 14 and Kyle Anderson posted a double-double with
13 and 10 rebounds.
Rookie John Collins led the Hawks with 21 points.
Hornets 118, Timberwolves 102
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Jazz center Ekpe Udoh (33) dribbles the ball around Philadelphia
76ers center Joel Embiid (21) and guard Ben Simmons (25) and forward
JJ Redick (17) during the second quarter at Wells Fargo Center. Bill
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Dwight Howard collected 25 points and 20 rebounds as Charlotte
dominated the fourth quarter and beat Minnesota.
Frank Kaminsky added 24 points off the bench as Charlotte outscored
Minnesota 34-22 in the fourth quarter. Nicolas Batum added 17 points
and Jeremy Lamb contributed 16.
Jamal Crawford led Minnesota with 19 points. Karl-Anthony Towns and
Jeff Teague added 18 apiece.
Trail Blazers 100, Grizzlies 92
CJ McCollum scored 24 points as Portland beat Memphis.
McCollum hit a key jumper with 35.3 seconds left and Damian Lillard
added 21 as Portland won despite shooting 39.8 percent.
Mario Chalmers scored 21 points and Tyreke Evans added 20 as Memphis
lost its fifth straight.
Pelicans 114, Thunder 107
Anthony Davis scored 36 points in 44 1/2 minutes as New Orleans
rallied from a 19-point deficit to beat Oklahoma City.
Davis played the entire second half and helped New Orleans withstand
the ejection of DeMarcus Cousins. He scored 18 points before getting
tossed for elbowing Russell Westbrook in the third quarter.
Paul George led the Thunder with 26 points. Westbrook posted his
fifth triple-double with 22 points, 16 rebounds and 12 assists.
Wizards 99, Bucks 88
Bradley Beal scored 23 points as Washington beat Milwaukee.
John Wall added 15 points and six assists after a one-game absence
due to left knee soreness as Washington shot 52.7 percent.
Giannis Antetokounmpo led Milwaukee with 23 points and eight
rebounds. Khris Middleton added 15 and Eric Bledsoe finished with
Nuggets 114, Kings 98
Will Barton scored 25 points and made five three-pointers as Denver
Gary Harris added 20 points and Nikola Jokic posted a double-double
with 16 points and 14 rebounds.
Kosta Koufos and George Hill led Sacramento with 16 points apiece.
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