BOSTON – Marcus Morris made a 3-pointer with 1.2 seconds left and the Boston Celtics stunned the Oklahoma City Thunder 100-99 on Tuesday night.
Jayson Tatum led the Celtics with 23 points and 11 rebounds. Morris added 21 points as Boston snapped the Thunder’s six-game win streak.
Russell Westbrook finished with 27 points, eight rebounds and seven assists for Oklahoma City, which fell apart in the closing minute.
Rockets 115, Trail Blazers 111
PORTLAND, Ore. – James Harden scored 42 points and Houston snapped Portland’s 13-game winning streak.
Portland’s winning streak was tied for the second-longest in franchise history. The team also won 13 consecutive games in 2007.
Chris Paul added 22 points for the Rockets, who have won six straight and 23 of their last 24 and have the best record in the NBA.
Al-Farouq Aminu had 22 points, including six 3-pointers, for Portland. The Blazers had also won nine straight at the Moda Center.
Timberwolves 123, Clippers 109
MINNEAPOLIS – Karl-Anthony Towns racked up 30 points and 10 rebounds for his NBA-best 60th double-double and Andrew Wiggins scored 27 points in an all-around performance, leading Minnesota over Los Angeles.
Jeff Teague pitched in 20 points and 12 assists for the Timberwolves, who swept the four-game season series and sent the weary Clippers to their fourth consecutive loss on the commencement of a four-game, six-night trip.
Jamal Crawford scored 20 points and Taj Gibson had 15 points and eight rebounds as the Timberwolves pushed their lead over the Clippers (37-33) to three games. With five losses in their last seven games, the Wolves (41-31) had fallen into eighth place in the Western Conference. Denver (38-33) is in ninth.
DeAndre Jordan led the way for the Clippers with 18 points and 12 rebounds, but Tobias Harris played with flu-like symptoms and finished with only 10 points on 5-for-16 shooting, missing all five of his 3-point tries.
Hawks 99, Jazz 94
SALT LAKE CITY – Dennis Schroder scored a career-high 41 points, including 17 in the fourth quarter, and Atlanta stunned Utah.
Dewayne Dedmon had 15 points and 15 rebounds to help the Eastern Conference-worst Hawks snap their six-game losing skid and end Utah’s winning streak at nine. Taurean Prince made four free throws in the final 11 seconds to clinch the victory.
The Jazz, who won 21 of 23 games in between losses to the Hawks, made their final field goal on Gobert’s basket with 2:33 to play and missed their last five shots.
Pelicans 115, Mavericks 105
NEW ORLEANS – Anthony Davis scored 37 points, and New Orleans overcame the absence of second-leading scorer Jrue Holiday to beat struggling Dallas.
Rajon Rondo added 19 points and 14 assists, and Ian Clark also scored 19 points for the Pelicans, who are in a tight, seven-team race for one of the final five Western Conference playoff spots.
Davis made 15 of 21 shots, helped by Rondo setting him up for several easy baskets inside. New Orleans shot 52.7 percent (48 of 91) as a team.
Dirk Nowitzki and Harrison Barnes each scored 19 for the Mavericks, who’ve lost three straight and four of five.
Raptors 93, Magic 86
ORLANDO, Fla. – Kyle Lowry scored 25 points and Toronto used a strong fourth-quarter defensive effort to beat Orlando.
Toronto limited Orlando to 3-of-19 shooting (15.8 percent) in the fourth quarter, helping the Raptors overcome an eight-point deficit and win for the 12th time in their last 13 games. Serge Ibaka had 14 points and Deion Wright and Norman Powell had 10 apiece for Toronto.
Shelvin Mack led Orlando with 17 points. Aaron Gordon, returning after missing five games with a concussion, added 16 points. Nikola Vucevic had 15 points and nine rebounds for Orlando, which has lost seven of its last eight.
Pistons 115, Suns 88
PHOENIX – Blake Griffin narrowly missed a triple-double and Detroit celebrated the return of Reggie Jackson by handing short-handed Phoenix their ninth straight loss.
Griffin led six Detroit players in double figures, finishing with 26 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists before sitting out most of the final quarter.
Jackson was back in the Detroit starting lineup after missing 24 games with a severe ankle sprain. He scored seven points on 3-of-7 shooting in 15 minutes.
The Suns were without their two leading scorers. Devin Booker missed his second straight game with a right hand sprain and T.J. Warren was out with left knee inflammation after being hurt late in Saturday night’s loss to Golden State.
Alex Len led Phoenix with 19 points and 12 rebounds.
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