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NBA roundup: DeMar DeRozan remains scorching, sparks Bulls’ win

2021-11-16 07:31:31 GMT+00:00 – DeMar DeRozan scored a season-best 38 factors on 15-of-23 capturing and Lonzo Ball additionally established a season excessive with 27 factors because the visiting Chicago Bulls halted an eight-game dropping streak towards the Los Angeles Lakers with a simple 121-103 triumph on Monday evening.

It was the second enormous outing in two nights for DeRozan, who poured in 35 factors on 12-of-16 capturing in Sunday’s 100-90 win over the Los Angeles Clippers.

Ball matched his season excessive of seven 3-pointers and was 10 of 13 from the sector whereas additionally contributing eight assists and 7 rebounds for the Bulls. Zach LaVine knocked down six 3-pointers whereas scoring 26 factors and Derrick Jones Jr. scored 13 factors on 6-of-7 capturing for Chicago, which beat the Lakers for the primary time since registering a 118-110 street win on Nov. 20, 2016.

Talen Horton-Tucker scored a career-high 28 factors and Russell Westbrook recorded 25 factors, eight assists and 6 rebounds for the Lakers, who’re simply 8-7 regardless of opening the season with 12 of 15 at house. LeBron James (stomach pressure) sat out for the seventh consecutive recreation.

Celtics 98, Cavaliers 92

Jayson Tatum scored 23 factors to gasoline visiting Boston to a victory over Cleveland.

Al Horford collected 17 factors and 9 rebounds for the Celtics, who bounced again after squandering a 19-point lead in a 91-89 setback to Cleveland on Saturday. Marcus Smart and Dennis Schroder every scored 14 factors and Grant Williams added 11 off the bench to ship Boston to its fifth win in seven outings.

Ricky Rubio scored 26 of his 28 factors within the second half for the Cavaliers. Rubio was inserted into the beginning lineup and rookie Evan Mobley shifted to middle instead of Jarrett Allen, who sat out because of a non-COVID sickness.

Kings 129, Pistons 107

Buddy Hield had 22 factors off the bench and Sacramento snapped a four-game dropping streak with an emphatic win over Detroit.

De’Aaron Fox contributed 19 factors, 9 assists, six rebounds and three steals for the Kings, whereas Richaun Holmes additionally scored 19 factors whereas grabbing 9 rebounds. Tyrese Haliburton provided a double-double with 17 factors and 10 assists, as did Chimezie Metu with 16 factors and 10 rebounds.

Saddiq Bey’s 28 factors led Detroit within the opener of a five-game homestand. Cade Cunningham, the highest choose within the draft, had a career-high 25 factors together with eight rebounds and eight assists.

Grizzlies 136, Rockets 102

Ja Morant scored 22 factors whereas Jaren Jackson Jr. and Dillon Brooks mixed for 34 as Memphis snapped a three-game skid whereas handing visiting Houston its twelfth consecutive defeat.

Morant added six rebounds and 6 assists to his ledger whereas making 4 of 6 3-point makes an attempt to tempo an unselfish offensive assault. Six Grizzlies scored in double figures.

Jalen Green led the Rockets with 15 factors whereas Jae’Sean Tate added 14 factors and 9 boards.

Wizards 105, Pelicans 100

Spencer Dinwiddie scored 27 factors and host Washington gained its fifth recreation in a row by dominating the fourth quarter towards New Orleans.

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope added 18 factors, Montrezl Harrell scored 15, Aaron Holiday had 12 and Deni Avdija added 11 factors and 10 rebounds because the Wizards overcame the absence of Bradley Beal (private causes) by outscoring New Orleans 32-20 within the fourth quarter.

Brandon Ingram scored 31, Jonas Valanciunas added 16, Devonte’ Graham had 14 and Josh Hart had 13 factors and 12 rebounds to steer the Pelicans, who misplaced for the tenth time of their final 11 video games.

Knicks 92, Pacers 84

Immanuel Quickley scored 16 factors off the bench and hit all 4 of his 3-point makes an attempt — together with the go-ahead 3-pointer with 5:03 left — for host New York, who struggled once more within the third quarter earlier than overcoming a 12-point deficit to beat Indiana.

Julius Randle (11 factors, 11 rebounds) had a double-double for the Knicks whereas Kemba Walker had 16 factors. Derrick Rose scored 14 factors and RJ Barrett added 12 factors.

Malcolm Brogdon scored 22 factors and Domantas Sabonis had 21 factors for the Pacers, who went ice chilly within the fourth quarter as their two-game successful streak was snapped.

Trail Blazers 118, Raptors 113

CJ McCollum scored 10 of his 29 factors within the fourth quarter and Portland held on to defeat visiting Toronto.

Damian Lillard added 24 factors — 16 within the first half — for the Trail Blazers, who’ve gained 4 straight over the Raptors relationship to January 2020. Larry Nance Jr. added 15 factors for Portland, Norman Powell had 12 factors, Robert Covington had 11 and Jusuf Nurkic contributed 5 factors and 14 rebounds.

OG Anunoby had 23 of his 29 factors within the first half for the Raptors. He made six 3-pointers to match his profession greatest. Pascal Siakam added 20 factors, Gary Trent Jr. and Scottie Barnes had 18 apiece and Fred VanVleet registered 11 of his 16 factors within the fourth quarter.

Heat 103, Thunder 90

Tyler Herro scored 26 factors to steer Miami to a win at Oklahoma City.

Herro and Duncan Robinson, who scored 21, every hit 5 3-pointers because the Heat gained for the second consecutive recreation to salvage a 2-3 street journey. Kyle Lowry added 11 factors and 11 assists for Miami.

The Thunder, who acquired 20 factors from Luguentz Dort, misplaced for the second consecutive evening after successful 4 in a row.

Suns 99, Timberwolves 96

Devin Booker scored 29 factors, Deandre Ayton tallied 22 factors and 12 rebounds and visiting Phoenix rallied previous Minnesota in Minneapolis.

Chris Paul added 21 factors and eight assists for Phoenix, which gained its ninth recreation in a row. The Suns earned their second victory in as many nights.

Minnesota’s Karl-Anthony Towns led all gamers with 35 factors and 13 rebounds. D’Angelo Russell had 22 factors however missed a 3-point try off the again rim that will have given the Timberwolves a lead within the ultimate seconds.

Hawks 129, Magic 111

Trae Young and John Collins each scored 23 factors to steer a quartet of Atlanta gamers with 20-plus factors and assist the Hawks beat visiting Orlando.

Bogdan Bogdanovic had 20 factors, sinking 4 3-pointers for Atlanta. Clint Capela added 20 factors on 8-of-9 capturing and added a game-high 16 rebounds.

Cole Anthony led the Magic with 29 factors, hitting 4 3-pointers, and had 11 assists. Franz Wagner and Terrence Ross scored 19 apiece.

Mavericks 111, Nuggets 101

Kristaps Porzingis had 29 factors and 11 rebounds as Dallas beat visiting Denver, snapping the Nuggets’ five-game successful streak. The Mavericks gained for the fifth time in six video games.

Porzingis made 5 3-pointers and Luka Doncic added 23 factors, eight rebounds and 11 assists earlier than heading to the locker room within the ultimate minute with a left ankle damage.

Nikola Jokic had 35 factors, 16 rebounds and 6 assists for Denver. Monte Morris had 17 factors, and Aaron Gordon recorded 14 factors and 7 rebounds.

–Field Level Media

Nov 15, 2021; Los Angeles, California, USA; Chicago Bulls forward DeMar DeRozan (11) is defended by Los Angeles Lakers guard Talen Horton-Tucker (5) and center Dwight Howard (39)  in the second half at Staples Center. The Bulls defeated the Lakers 121-103.  Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Nov 15, 2021; Los Angeles, California, USA; Chicago Bulls forward DeMar DeRozan (11) is defended by Los Angeles Lakers forward Carmelo Anthony (7) in the second half at Staples Center. The Bulls defeated the Lakers 121-103.  Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Nov 15, 2021; Cleveland, Ohio, USA; Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) drives against Cleveland Cavaliers guard Denzel Valentine (45) in the fourth quarter at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports

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