NBA Roundup: Raptors edge Bulls in OT

TORONTO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan had 42 points, and the Toronto Raptors snapped an 11-game losing streak against the Chicago Bulls by rallying for a wild 122-120 overtime win on Tuesday night.

DeRozan shot 17 of 38 from the floor and also collected eight assists. Cory Joseph had 19 points for the Raptors, and Serge Ibaka scored 16 before he was ejected for his role in a memorable fight with Robin Lopez during the third quarter.

Jimmy Butler had 37 points for the Bulls, and Rajon Rondo finished with 24. It was Chicago’s first loss to Toronto since Dec. 31, 2013.

Heat 112, Suns 97

MIAMI — Hassan Whiteside had 23 points and 14 rebounds before leaving late with a cut on his right hand, and the Heat cruised to the win.

Tyler Johnson scored 17 for Miami (35-36), which had seven players in double figures.

Marquese Chriss scored 24 for Phoenix (22-49), which lost its fifth straight.

Warriors 112, Mavericks 97

DALLAS — Klay Thompson had 23 points with five 3-pointers and Golden State earned its 28th road win this season, beating Dallas in a matchup of the Curry brothers.

Stephen Curry, two-time MVP and the older of the brothers, had 17 points and nine assists for the defending NBA champion Warriors.

Seth Curry, who was undrafted in 2013 and just this year became a starter with the Mavericks, had 10 points on 4-of-12 shooting. He is now 0-6 in NBA games against his brother, half of those losses coming as Golden State swept the season series.

Spurs 100, Timberwolves 93

MINNEAPOLIS — Kawhi Leonard scored 20 of his 22 points in the second half, helping San Antonio to the road win.

LaMarcus Aldridge scored 26 points for the Spurs.

Karl-Anthony Towns had 25 points and 14 rebounds for the Timberwolves, who have lost four straight games to fade from playoff contention in the West.

Nets 98, Pistons 96

NEW YORK — Brook Lopez made a jumper as time expired to give Brooklyn the win.

The Pistons, fighting for a playoff spot, wiped out a double-digit deficit in the fourth quarter to tie it at 96 on Tobias Harris’ follow shot with 2.4 seconds left.

Lopez then took the inbounds pass moving left, dribbled toward the baseline and shot the jumper as it appeared he might lose control of the ball, making the shot to cap a 29-point night.

Harris had 24 points for the Pistons, who dropped a game back of Miami for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.

Bucks 93, Trail Blazers 90

PORTLAND, Ore. — Khris Middleton scored 26 points, and Milwaukee held off Portland for the victory.

Giannis Antetokounmpo added 22 points for the Bucks (35-35), who have won nine of 11 as they jostle for playoff positon in the Eastern Conference.

Damian Lillard led Portland with 31 points.

Pelicans 95, Grizzlies 82

NEW ORLEANS — DeMarcus Cousins enjoyed his most prolific performance yet with New Orleans, finishing with 41 points and 17 rebounds.

Anthony Davis added 19 points and 13 rebounds for the Pelicans, who won for the fifth time in six games while snapping Memphis’ four-game winning streak.

Clippers 133, Lakers 109

LOS ANGELES — Clippers star Chris Paul scored 27 points before watching the end of a blowout with his young son on the bench.

The Clippers have won 17 of the last 19 meetings against the Lakers.

Eight Clippers scored in double figures, including J.J. Redick with 24 points and Austin Rivers with 17.

By Paul Wager

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