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NBA roundup: Wizards turn tables on Heat, win on late burst

2021-11-21 11:40:43 GMT+00:00 – Spencer Dinwiddie and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope mixed for all 15 factors throughout a decisive, 15-2 run because the Washington Wizards rallied to down the Miami Heat 103-100 Saturday in Washington, D.C.

The Wizards trailed by as many as 16 factors within the third quarter, fighting capturing woes and turnovers.

Caldwell-Pope accomplished a four-point play that kicked off Washington’s game-ending push. He scored seven of his 16 factors through the run, and Dinwiddie knocked down a pair of 3-pointers as a part of his eight factors amid the outburst.

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Bradley Beal scored 21 factors to guide the Wizards, and Dinwiddie completed with 16. Jimmy Butler led Miami with 29 factors, and Tyler Herro netted 20.

Knicks 106, Rockets 99

Alec Burks scored 17 of his 20 factors within the fourth quarter and New York parlayed late perimeter marksmanship right into a win over visiting Houston.

Evan Fournier chipped in 19 factors for the Knicks whereas Julius Randle completed an help shy of a triple-double with 16 factors and 10 rebounds. Immanuel Quickley added 13 factors off the Knicks bench.

Christian Wood posted his eighth double-double (18 factors, 12 rebounds) for the Rockets but additionally had six turnovers. Eric Gordon completed with 15 factors and 5 assists whereas Jalen Green scored 16 factors.

Timberwolves 138, Grizzlies 95

D’Angelo Russell scored 28 factors and Anthony Edwards added 23 as Minnesota led by as many as 31 within the first half and cruised to its third straight win, routing visiting Memphis.

Edwards erupted for 17 factors within the first quarter for Minnesota, which set a season-high level complete and snapped a seven-game dropping streak towards the Grizzlies.

Karl-Anthony Towns scored 21 factors, Malik Beasley added 12 and Patrick Beverley tallied 11 factors, 5 rebounds and 4 assists. The 43-point margin of the victory is the biggest within the NBA this season.

Jazz 123, Kings 105

Mike Conley and Rudy Gay contributed 3-pointers to a 12-0 spurt early within the fourth quarter as visiting Utah broke open a good sport en path to a victory over Sacramento.

Donovan Mitchell went for a game-high 26 factors, Rudy Gobert 21 and 14 rebounds, Conley 17 factors and Jordan Clarkson 16 in a balanced Utah assault that produced the Jazz’s third straight win, their third towards the Kings this season and the second at Sacramento.

Richaun Holmes had a team-high 22 factors, Harrison Barnes 18, Tyrese Haliburton 17 and Buddy Hield 16 for the Kings, who dropped their third in a row, together with their second in two nights. Sacramento was overwhelmed 108-89 at residence by the Toronto Raptors on Friday evening.

Pacers 111, Pelicans 94

Domantas Sabonis had a double-double and host Indiana dominated the third quarter on its technique to routing New Orleans.

Sabonis completed with 20 factors and 10 rebounds, Justin Holiday scored 17 factors, Malcolm Brogdon had 16, Kelan Martin scored 12 off the bench, and Myles Turner added 11. The Pacers outscored the Pelicans 38-18 within the third quarter.

For the Pelicans, Jonas Valanciunas had 19 factors and 13 rebounds, Naji Marshall scored 14 factors off the bench, and Brandon Ingram and Kira Lewis Jr. added 12 every.

Hawks 115, Hornets 105

Clint Capela posted his team-leading eleventh double-double with 20 factors and 15 rebounds, and Atlanta beat visiting Charlotte for its fourth straight win.

Capela was 10-for-11 from the sphere and blocked two pictures to assist the Hawks draw to inside one win of the .500 mark by way of 17 video games.

The Hawks improved to 7-1 at residence and have gained 14 straight residence video games towards Eastern Conference opponents, one shy of matching the franchise document.

Celtics 111, Thunder 105

Jayson Tatum had 33 factors and eight rebounds, Dennis Schroder scored 29 towards his former workforce, and Boston held off visiting Oklahoma City.

Tatum and Schroder mixed for 58 factors in Boston’s 130-108 rout of the rival Los Angeles Lakers on Friday. Schroder spent two seasons with Oklahoma City earlier than the Thunder traded him to the Lakers final season. He joined the Celtics this previous August.

Grant Williams added 14 factors and Al Horford contributed 10 factors, 11 rebounds and 7 assists Saturday for the Celtics, who’ve gained back-to-back video games and have seven victories of their previous 10 video games total.

Bucks 117, Magic 108

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 32 factors and a season-high 20 rebounds, Bobby Portis added a season-high 24 factors with the assistance of six 3-pointers, and host Milwaukee defeated Orlando.

Antetokounmpo went 15-for-23 on the free-throw line, whereas Portis additionally had 15 rebounds for his fourth double-double of the season. The Bucks gained their third sport in a row for the primary time this season.

Orlando put collectively a 30-8 fourth-quarter run, closing inside 107-101 on R.J. Hampton’s steal and layup with 2:05 left. But Antetokounmpo’s dunk with one minute to go helped the Bucks get some respiratory room, 111-101.

Trail Blazers 118, 76ers 111

Damian Lillard scored a season-high 39 factors and CJ McCollum added 18 as host Portland gained its third straight sport, dealing Philadelphia its sixth loss in seven video games.

Norman Powell scored 17 factors, Jusuf Nurkic had 11 factors and 11 rebounds, and Nassir Little added 11 factors for the Blazers, who shot 50 p.c from the sphere and gained their eighth straight residence sport.

Tobias Harris tallied 28 factors and eight rebounds whereas Tyrese Maxey added 28 factors and 9 assists for Philadelphia. Georges Niang had 15 factors and Seth Curry 10.

–Field Level Media

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Nov 20, 2021; Washington, District of Columbia, USA; Miami Heat forward Jimmy Butler (22) attempts a free throw against the Washington Wizards during the first half at Capital One Arena.  Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports

Nov 20, 2021; Washington, District of Columbia, USA; Miami Heat guard Duncan Robinson (55) defends Washington Wizards guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (1) during the first half at Capital One Arena.   Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports

Nov 20, 2021; Washington, District of Columbia, USA; Miami Heat forward Jimmy Butler (22) dribbles as Washington Wizards guard Spencer Dinwiddie (26) defends during the first half at Capital One Arena.  Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports

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