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NBA roundup: Rockets beat Bulls, end 15-game drought

2021-11-25 09:16:46 GMT+00:00 – Danuel House Jr. scored 18 factors off the bench and served because the spark plug because the Houston Rockets snapped a 15-game dropping streak with a 118-113 win over the visiting Chicago Bulls on Wednesday.

House nailed a 3-pointer with 2:23 left to stall what was a 14-3 Bulls run to inside a three-point deficit. House added a pair of crucial free throws after Garrison Mathews sank a nook 3 out of a Chicago defensive entice that lifted the Rockets to a 114-108 lead with 25.5 seconds remaining.

House and Mathews (12 factors) each scored in double digits off the bench. The Rockets acquired 59 bench factors whereas 4 starters additionally scored in double figures, paced by Christian Wood, who paired 16 factors with 10 rebounds. His sixth and closing help arrange the Mathews 3.

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Zach LaVine paced the Bulls with 28 factors whereas Lonzo Ball scored 17 of his 19 factors within the first half. DeMar DeRozan added 17 factors, Nikola Vucevic had 14 factors and 13 rebounds, and Alex Caruso scored 13 of his 15 factors within the fourth quarter, together with two late 3s to gas the rally.

Lakers 124, Pacers 116

LeBron James scored seven of his season-high 39 factors in extra time, and Los Angeles closed its five-game street swing with a defeat of Indiana in Indianapolis.

Los Angeles managed the additional interval, holding the Pacers to only 4 factors. James, who missed the would-be game-winner on the end of regulation, related on a step-back 3-pointer and fadeaway jumper within the waning moments to maintain Indiana’s rally efforts at bay. Russell Westbrook scored 20 factors, grabbed seven rebounds and dished 5 assists within the win, which got here with out Anthony Davis, who missed Wednesday’s recreation resulting from a non-COVID sickness.

Malcolm Brogdon scored 28 factors, main the way in which amongst seven Pacers scoring in double-figures. Justin Holiday hit 4 3-pointers en path to 16 factors, T.J. McConnell and Caris LeVert every scored 10 factors, Myles Turner added 12 factors and Domantas Sabonis recorded his 14th double-double of the season with 14 factors and 12 rebounds.

Kings 125, Trail Blazers 121

Buddy Hield made 5 3-pointers and scored 22 factors off the bench to assist Sacramento notch a victory over visiting Portland.

De’Aaron Fox scored 19 of his 21 factors within the first half for Sacramento however drew two technical fouls and was ejected for arguing with 6:06 left within the recreation. The Kings additionally misplaced Harrison Barnes, who had 13 factors earlier than lacking the ultimate quarter resulting from a proper foot damage.

Damian Lillard recorded 32 factors and 10 assists for Portland, which fell to 1-8 on the street. Jusuf Nurkic scored a season-best 28 factors and matched his season excessive of 17 rebounds and Norman Powell tallied 22 factors for the Trail Blazers.

Warriors 116, 76ers 96

Seth Curry scored a team-high 24 factors to just about offset brother Stephen’s game-high 25, however Golden State used larger depth to outlast road-weary Philadelphia for a fifth straight win in San Francisco.

Andrew Wiggins (19 factors), Jordan Poole (17), Juan Toscano-Anderson (13), Otto Porter Jr. (12) and Draymond Green (10) additionally scored in double figures for the Warriors, who rallied from 19 all the way down to report their ninth house win in a row. All 9 of the victories within the house streak have been by 12 or extra factors.

Tyrese Maxey (19) and Danny Green (10) have been the one different 76ers to achieve double figures on the ultimate evening of an extended street journey with out star huge man Joel Embiid (well being and security protocols).

Nets 123, Celtics 104

Patty Mills scored 23 factors, Kevin Durant added 21 factors and eight assists and Brooklyn routed host Boston as James Harden totaled 20 factors, 11 assists and 7 rebounds for the Nets, who’ve gained 4 straight and 7 of their previous eight video games.

Durant’s first basket, on a pull-up jumper at 10:05 of the opening quarter, moved him previous Allen Iverson (24,368 factors) into twenty fifth place on the NBA’s all-time scoring checklist. Durant completed the evening with 24,388 factors.

Marcus Smart completed with 20 factors and eight assists to tempo the Celtics. Boston’s main scorer, Jayson Tatum, made simply 4 of 16 photographs to wind up with 15 factors, and Dennis Schroder had simply 10 factors on 3-of-10 taking pictures.

Bucks 114, Pistons 93

Jrue Holiday slammed house a Giannis Antetokounmpo help 16 seconds into the sport to ignite a 14-0 flurry by host Milwaukee, which by no means appeared again in a wire-to-wire victory.

Antetokounmpo completed with a game-high 33 factors, Bobby Portis recorded a 28-point, 10-rebound double-double and Holiday pitched in with 22 factors for the Bucks, who accomplished a 5-0 homestand with their twelfth consecutive win over the Pistons.

Trey Lyles had a team-high 19 factors off the bench for Detroit, which was enjoying on the second evening of a back-to-back and suffered its fourth straight defeat.

Timberwolves 113, Heat 101

Anthony Edwards had 33 factors and a career-high 14 rebounds as host Minnesota gained its fifth straight recreation.

Malik Beasley made 5 3-pointers and scored a season-high 29 factors for Minnesota, which has gained 5 in a row for the primary time since 2018. D’Angelo Russell scored 20 factors and Jarred Vanderbilt had eight factors and grabbed a season-high 15 rebounds.

Bam Adebayo scored 18 factors for Miami whereas Jimmy Butler recorded 16 factors and eight rebounds in opposition to his former crew. Duncan Robinson scored 17 factors, Tyler Herro had 16 and Gabe Vincent 14.

Jazz 110, Thunder 104

Donovan Mitchell scored 13 factors, together with a trio of buckets within the closing minute, to raise visiting Utah.

Jordan Clarkson led the Jazz with 20 factors off the bench whereas Bojan Bogdanovic added 19 factors and Rudy Gobert had 15 factors and 17 rebounds.

The win was the fourth in 5 video games for the Jazz, whereas the Thunder have misplaced 4 consecutive video games and 6 of seven.

Raptors 126, Grizzlies 113

Gary Trent Jr. scored 17 of his 26 factors within the fourth quarter as visiting Toronto defeated Memphis.

Precious Achiuwa scored all of his 17 of his within the third quarter to steer a comeback that raised the Raptors’ report to 2-3 on their present six-game street journey.

Fred VanVleet added 23 factors for the Raptors, and Scottie Barnes and Pascal Siakam contributed 17 factors apiece.

Pelicans 127, Wizards 102

Brandon Ingram broke out of a taking pictures hunch to attain 26 factors and Jonas Valanciunas had a double-double as host New Orleans routed Washington.

Valanciunas completed with 21 factors and 11 rebounds, Josh Hart scored 16, Willy Hernangomez had 13, Nickeil Alexander-Walker scored 12 and Devonte’ Graham returned from a three-game absence resulting from a foot damage so as to add 12 because the Pelicans had a season-high level complete and gained for simply the fourth time this season.

Bradley Beal scored 23 factors, Raul Neto had 13, Spencer Dinwiddie added 11 and Montrezl Harrell 10 to steer the Wizards, who misplaced for the fourth time in 5 video games after a five-game successful streak.

Hawks 124, Spurs 106

Trae Young scored 31 factors and dished out 11 assists and keyed an early third-quarter run that broke open the sport as visiting Atlanta steamrolled San Antonio to win its sixth straight contest.

Bogdan Bogdanovic added 18 factors for the Hawks, with John Collins scoring 15, Lou Williams and Cam Reddish hitting for 12 apiece, Clint Capela tallying 11 factors and taking 13 rebounds, and Kevin Huerter and Danilo Gallinari scoring 10 factors every.

Bryn Forbes led the Spurs with 23 factors whereas Dejounte Murray added 22 factors, 11 assists and eight rebounds, and Jakob Poeltl and Keldon Johnson scored 15 factors every. Poeltl additionally grabbed 10 rebounds for San Antonio, which has misplaced six straight video games and is off to its worst begin for the reason that 1996-97 season

Hornets 106, Magic 99

Terry Rozier scored 27 factors and Kelly Oubre Jr. contributed 21 factors off the bench as visiting Charlotte earned its seventh win in eight video games.

Miles Bridges contributed 11 factors, 9 rebounds and 6 assists as Charlotte improved to 2-0 this season in opposition to its Southeast Division rival. P.J. Washington returned to the Charlotte lineup after lacking the earlier 10 video games due to a hyperextended left elbow and had one rebound and no factors in six minutes.

Orlando, which debuted its new orange-themed Nike NBA City Edition uniform, misplaced its fourth consecutive recreation and fell for the seventh time in eight outings. The Magic additionally noticed their house report fall to 1-7. Mo Bamba had 18 factors and 12 rebounds whereas main six Orlando scorers in double figures. Jalen Suggs adopted with 17 factors and Franz Wagner added 16 factors for the Magic, who shot 15-for-42 (35.7 %) from 3-point vary.

Suns 120, Cavaliers 115

Devin Booker scored 24 of his 35 factors within the first half to propel visiting Phoenix to its 14th straight victory, courtesy of a win over Cleveland.

Booker made 14 of 21 photographs from the ground to assist the Suns match the third-longest win streak in franchise historical past. They sit three victories shy of equaling their franchise report, set within the 2006-07 season. Chris Paul recorded 17 factors and 12 assists, Deandre Ayton had 16 factors and 9 rebounds and JaVale McGee added 13 factors and 12 boards for Phoenix.

Cleveland’s Jarrett Allen collected 25 factors and 11 rebounds to report his second straight double-double and seventh in 9 video games. Cedi Osman had 23 factors, Darius Garland contributed 19 factors and 7 assists and Ricky Rubio added 15 factors for the Cavaliers, whose skid reached a season-high 5 video games.

–Field Level Media

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Nov 24, 2021; San Francisco, California, USA; Philadelphia 76ers guard Seth Curry (31) makes a shot over Golden State Warriors forward Kevon Looney (5) in the second quarter at the Chase Center. Mandatory Credit: Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports

Nov 24, 2021; Indianapolis, Indiana, USA; Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (6) shoots the ball in the second half against the Indiana Pacers at Gainbridge Fieldhouse. Mandatory Credit: Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports

Nov 24, 2021; Sacramento, California, USA; Sacramento Kings guard Buddy Hield (24) shoots the ball over Portland Trail Blazers forward Norman Powell (24) during the fourth quarter at Golden 1 Center. Mandatory Credit: Sergio Estrada-USA TODAY Sports

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