Devin Booker scored 32 factors because the Phoenix Suns beat the New York Knicks 118-97 on Friday evening for his or her fifteenth straight victory, matching the second-longest successful streak in franchise historical past.
Chris Paul had 14 factors and 10 assists to assist the Suns enhance to 16-3. The reigning Western Convention champions will attempt to wrap up an ideal four-game journey on Saturday evening in a showdown with East-leading Brooklyn.
Phoenix additionally received 15 straight throughout the 2006-07 season. The Suns received a franchise-best 17 in a row later that season.
Booker was 14 for 27 from the sphere, making 4 3-pointers. He didn’t try a free throw. Deandre Ayton added 14 factors and 13 rebounds.
Kemba Walker scored 17 factors for the Knicks.
Friday evening’s NBA outcomes
- Phoenix Suns 118-97 New York Knicks
- Portland Path Blazers 103-118 Golden State Warriors
- Sacramento Kings 141-137 Los Angeles Lakers (Triple OT)
- Minnesota Timberwolves 115-133 Charlotte Hornets
- Atlanta Hawks 132-100 Memphis Grizzlies
- Milwaukee Bucks 120-109 Denver Nuggets
- New Orleans 98-97 Utah Jazz
- Detroit Pistons 97-107 Los Angeles Clippers
- Chicago Bulls 123-88 Orlando Magic
- Toronto Raptors 97-114 Indiana Pacers
- Boston Celtics 88-96 San Antonio Spurs
- Washington Wizards 101-99 OKC Thunder
Curry scores 32 as Warriors beat Path Blazers
Stephen Curry had 32 factors, eight assists and 7 rebounds, Andrew Wiggins scored 25 factors and Golden State beat Portland for his or her sixth straight victory.
Anfernee Simons hit a 3-pointer with 5:31 left that pulled Portland to 100-92, just for Curry to attach from lengthy vary the subsequent two Warriors possessions. Simons scored 19 factors off the bench with 5 3s. The NBA-leading Warriors improved to 17-2.
Portland star Damian Lillard’s streak of 9 straight video games with 20 or extra factors ended, as he completed with 16.
Kings win triple-OT thriller at Lakers
De’Aaron Fox recorded 34 factors and eight assists and Buddy Hield scored 25 factors off the bench because the Sacramento Kings notched a dramatic 141-137 triple-overtime victory over the host Los Angeles Lakers on Friday evening.
Tyrese Haliburton registered 19 factors, 9 assists, six rebounds and 5 steals for the Kings, who recovered from a 13-point fourth-quarter deficit to enhance to 2-1 below interim coach Alvin Gentry.
LeBron James had 30 factors, 11 assists and 7 rebounds and Russell Westbrook added 29 factors, 11 assists and 10 boards for the Lakers, who misplaced for the fifth time of their previous seven video games. Anthony Davis contributed 23 factors, eight rebounds and 4 blocked photographs, whereas Malik Monk had 20 factors.
Surging Hornets snap Timberwolves win streak
Kelly Oubre Jr. matched a profession excessive with seven 3-pointers and had 27 factors off the bench, serving to surging Charlotte snap Minnesota’s five-game successful streak.
Miles Bridges and Gordon Hayward every had 18 factors, and LaMelo Ball had 10 factors and 13 assists. The Hornets have received eight of their final 9 video games.
The Hornets tied a franchise report with 23 3-pointers and shot 57.5 per cent from past the arc towards the NBA’s top-ranked 3-point protection.
Karl-Anthony Cities had 25 factors for Minnesota, and D’Angelo Russell and Malik Beasley every added 18 factors.
Younger leads Atlanta previous Grizzlies as Morant injured
Trae Younger had 31 factors and 10 assists to guide Atlanta previous Memphis in a sport the place the Grizzlies misplaced level guard Ja Morant to a left knee damage.
Morant left the primary quarter with what the crew introduced as a left knee damage and didn’t return. He had missed his solely shot and transformed a pair of free throws.
The Hawks received their seventh straight, the perfect lively streak within the Jap Convention. They scored their most factors in a sport this season.
John Konchar led Memphis with 17 factors.
Giannis stars as Bucks beat Jokic-less Nuggets
Giannis Antetokounmpo had 24 factors and 13 rebounds, Pat Connaughton added 20 factors off the bench and Milwaukee beat depleted Denver for his or her sixth straight victory.
Antetokounmpo hit 10 of 13 photographs in simply half-hour, and the Bucks by no means trailed in successful by double digits for the third straight sport.
The anticipated matchup of the final two MVPs did not occur. Nikola Jokic, who received final season in turning into the primary Denver participant to seize the award, missed his fourth straight sport with a sprained proper wrist.
Aaron Gordon led the Nuggets with 19 factors and 9 rebounds.
Graham’s late 3 sees Pelicans shock Jazz
Devonte’ Graham made a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1.9 seconds left to elevate the New Orleans Pelicans to a 98-97 victory over the Utah Jazz.
Brandon Ingram had 21 factors and 6 rebounds for the Pelicans. Nickeil Alexander-Walker chipped in 15 factors. Willy Hernangomez added 13 factors and eight rebounds.
Bojan Bogdanovic scored 23 factors and Donovan Mitchell added 16 factors and 6 assists for the Jazz. Mike Conley and Joe Ingles chipped in 12 factors apiece.
Jackson leads Clippers previous Pistons
Reggie Jackson scored 21 factors as Los Angeles beat Detroit.
After dropping three of 4 video games, the Clippers by no means trailed.
Jackson missed his first 5 photographs, however was 8 of 14 the remainder of the best way. Terance Mann added 16 factors and tied a career-high with 10 rebounds. Eric Bledsoe had 15 factors.
Jerami Grant had 20 factors and 10 rebounds for Detroit.
DeRozan, LaVine star as Bulls blow out Magic
DeMar DeRozan scored 23 factors and Zach LaVine added 21 as Chicago beat Orlando.
Chicago heart Nikola Vucevic, taking part in in Orlando for the primary time after 9 seasons with the Magic, added 16 factors and eight rebounds, and Coby White got here off the bench with 20 factors on 9-for-11 taking pictures.
Wendell Carter Jr., who went the opposite means within the March 25 commerce that despatched Vucevic to Chicago, had 26 factors and 10 rebounds for the Magic. Orlando has misplaced 5 straight.
Sabonis double-double leads Pacers previous Raptors
Domantas Sabonis had 23 factors and 18 rebounds and Indiana beat short-handed Toronto.
Caris LeVert scored 19 factors for the Pacers. Myles Turner had 17 factors and 10 rebounds, Kelan Martin scored 15 factors and Chris Duarte had 12.
Fred VanVleet led the Raptors with 26 factors.
Spurs blow large lead, rally to beat Celtics
Dejounte Murray had 29 factors and 11 rebounds as San Antonio rallied to beat Boston after blowing a 24-point lead.
Murray had eight factors within the ultimate 2:58 minutes to assist snap a six-game skid. Keldon Johnson and Derrick White added 17 factors every.
Jayson Tatum had 24 factors and 12 rebounds for Boston. The Celtics have misplaced two straight.
Caldwell-Pope, Beal assist Wizards previous Thunder
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored a season-high 20 factors, Bradley Beal additionally had 20 and Washington topped Oklahoma Metropolis.
The Wizards trailed by as many as 10 factors within the first half earlier than rebounding to snap a two-game skid.
Daniel Gafford had a career-high eight rejections within the Wizards’ victory.
Lu Dort led Oklahoma Metropolis with 21 factors, and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander had 15. After successful 4 in a row, the Thunder have misplaced seven of eight.