Timberwolves rally from 17 all the way down to shock Jazz By Reuters



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Karl-Anthony Cities scored 24 factors with 12 rebounds and the Minnesota Timberwolves rallied from a 17-point deficit to stun the Utah Jazz, 101-96, on Saturday night time in Salt Lake Metropolis.

Anthony Edwards contributed 23 factors with 9 boards, 5 steals and 4 assists, D’Angelo Russell scored 23 factors, and Josh Okogie hit two clutch free throws with 6.2 seconds remaining to seal the upset for Minnesota.

Bojan Bogdanovic scored 30 factors, however the Jazz simply did not have sufficient offense with out injured All-Star Donovan Mitchell (sprained proper ankle) whereas shedding for under the fourth time at dwelling in 30 video games this season.

Although Utah jumped out to a 40-26 lead and appeared to be en path to an anticipated win over a group already eradicated from the playoffs, the Jazz solely scored 18, 16 and 22 factors over the subsequent three quarters.

Knicks 120, Raptors 103

Julius Randle totaled 31 factors and 10 rebounds as host New York prolonged its profitable streak to 9 video games with a victory over Toronto.

It’s the longest streak for the Knicks (34-27) since profitable 13 straight from March 18-April 9, 2013.

RJ Barrett scored 20 of his 25 factors within the second half and picked up 12 rebounds for New York. Derrick Rose added 19 factors and 7 assists and Reggie Bullock chipped in 16. The Knicks shot 56.0 %, made 16 3-pointers and received their seventh straight dwelling sport, incomes a standing ovation from the restricted capability crowd.

Bucks 132, 76ers 94

Giannis Antetokounmpo collected 24 factors, 14 rebounds and 7 assists to elevate host Milwaukee over Philadelphia.

Antetokounmpo moved into second place in franchise historical past in factors scored (12,023) passing Glenn Robinson (12,010). Antetokounmpo trails solely Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (14,211) for high honors on the Bucks.

Bobby Portis added 17 factors, Bryn Forbes and Jordan Nwora every had 13 and Jrue Vacation had 12 factors and 4 steals. Pat Connaughton and Donte DiVincenzo contributed 11 factors every for the Bucks.

Mavericks 108, Lakers 93

Behind the nifty passing of Luka Doncic, host Dallas got here from behind to knock off Los Angeles and tighten the Western Convention postseason image.

Doncic completed with 18 factors, 13 assists and eight rebounds. Dwight Powell posted a game-high 25 factors on 11-of-12 capturing, and added 9 rebounds. Dorian Finney-Smith totaled 21 factors and 7 rebounds for Dallas, which is sixth within the West, 1 1/2 video games behind fifth-place Los Angeles.

With Kentavious Caldwell-Pope a late scratch as a consequence of a proper ankle sprain, Ben McLemore bought his first begin as a Laker and went 6-for-10 from past the arc, ending with 20 factors. Anthony Davis performed his second sport since lacking 20 with a proper calf pressure and tallied 17 factors in 28 minutes. Nevertheless, he shot simply 5-for-19 from the sector.

Pacers 115, Pistons 109

Malcolm Brogdon had 26 factors and Caris LeVert completed with 25 factors to guide short-handed Indiana to a comeback win at dwelling towards Detroit.

Indiana received its second consecutive sport total and at dwelling and pulled to inside one sport behind the Charlotte Hornets for the eighth seed within the Japanese Convention.

Jerami Grant led the Pistons with 25 factors, including 5 rebounds and 4 assists and Mason Plumlee totaled 17 factors and 21 rebounds as Detroit outrebounded Indiana 62-39 and nonetheless misplaced.

Warmth 106, Bulls 101

Duncan Robinson scored a team-high 23 factors and Jimmy Butler scored 9 of his 20 factors within the fourth quarter as host Miami held on to defeat Chicago.

Miami led by as many as 24 factors earlier than Chicago minimize its deficit to a few factors with 7:09 left within the fourth quarter. However the Bulls did not get any nearer till a Coby White dunk with 15.8 seconds left minimize Miami’s result in 103-101.

Chicago was led by Nikola Vucevic, who had 26 factors, a game-high 14 rebounds and a team-high six assists. In 33 profession video games towards Miami, he has 19 double-doubles, together with eight out of the previous 9. White added a game-high 31 factors for the Bulls.

Spurs 110, Pelicans 108

DeMar DeRozan scored 11 of his 32 factors within the fourth quarter and San Antonio held off host New Orleans.

Derrick White added 22 factors, Keldon Johnson had 14 and Dejounte Murray 11 because the ninth-place Spurs (30-29) elevated their lead over Eleventh-place New Orleans (26-34) within the battle for a spot within the Western Convention play-in match.

The victory additionally gave San Antonio the head-to-head tiebreaker, because it received the season collection 2-1. Zion Williamson had 33 factors and 14 rebounds and Lonzo Ball (NYSE:) and Brandon Ingram scored 24 every for the Pelicans.

Nuggets 129, Rockets 116

Michael Porter Jr. established profession bests of 39 factors and eight 3-pointers to assist Denver cruise to a victory over visiting Houston.

Nikola Jokic recorded 24 factors, 12 assists and eight rebounds as Denver (39-21) received for the thirteenth time of their previous 16 video games. PJ Dozier scored a career-best 23 factors on 10-of-13 capturing and JaMychal Inexperienced had 10 factors for the Nuggets.

D.J. Wilson scored a career-best 25 factors for Houston, which misplaced for the ninth time prior to now 10 video games and thirty sixth within the final 40.

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