NBA Round Up: LA Lakers 90-83 Utah Jazz
James had 22 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists, and he seized control of an ugly game with nine points in the fourth quarter of the Lakers’ seventh win in eight games, 90-83 over the Utah Jazz on Friday night.
Brandon Ingram added 24 points, JaVale McGee had 12 points while Lonzo Ball took 10 rebounds for Los Angeles.
Burks scored 17 points and Joe Ingles had 16 wile Rudy Gobert had 13 points and seven rebounds.
Washington Wizards 107-125 Toronto Raptors
Kawhi Leonard had 27 points and 10 rebounds as the Toronto Raptors pulled away for a 125-107 victory against the visiting Washington Wizards, their fourth straight win.
OG Anunobyand Kyle Lowry both scored 15 points and Fred VanVleet had 13 as Toronto improved its NBA-leading record to 16-4.
Bradley Beal led the Wizards with 20 points, Otto-Porter-Jr had 17 points and John Wall finished with 11 points and 11 assists.
Portland Trail Blazers 97-125 Golden State Warriors
Durant scored 32 points, Klay Thompson had 31 and Golden State snapped its worst losing streak since early 2013 at four games, beating the Portland Trail Blazers 125-97 on Friday night.
Portland led 29-24 in the second minute of the second period before Jonas Jerebko helped Golden State turn things around with back-to-back three-pointers.
Jusuf Nurkic had 22 points and eight rebounds, Damian Lillard added 23 points and eight assists while CJ McCollum finished with 19 points and five assists.
Charlotte Hornets 104-109 Oklahoma City Thunder
Westbrook had 30 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists and the Thunder held off a late rally by Charlotte to win 109-104 on Friday night, completing a regular-season sweep of the Hornets.
Dennis Schroder added 23 points, Paul George had 19, Steven Adams score 13 and Jerami Grant finished with 11 points.
Walker led the Hornets with 25 points, while Lamb added 18 points.
Houston Rockets 111-116 Detroit Pistons (OT)
Reggie Jackson scored 10 points in overtime and Blake Griffin supplied 28 points for the game as the host Detroit Pistons topped the Houston Rockets 116-111 in overtime on Friday.
Drummond had 23 points and 20 rebounds for Detroit.
James Harden led the Rockets with 33 points and eight assists, Clint Capela had a career-high 29 points and 21 rebounds and Chris Paul supplied 20 points and nine assists.
Phoenix Suns 116-114 Milwaukee Bucks
Jamal Crawford connected on a free-throw line jumper with 0.8 seconds left to give the Phoenix Suns a 116-114 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks, their first road win of the season in nine attempts.
Devin Booker led the Suns with 29 points, and T.J. Warren 19 for Phoenix.
Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 35 points, 10 rebounds, Malcolm Brogdon scored 22 points, Khris Middleton added 15 and Eric Bledsoe had 12.
New Orleans Pelicans 109-114 New York Knicks
The New York Knicks rallied from a late seven-point deficit by scoring 12 consecutive points, overtaking the visiting New Orleans Pelicans for a 114-109 victory.
Emmanuel Mudiay scored a season-high 27 points, rookie Allonzo Trier added a career-high 25, Enes Kanter scored 17 and Noah Vonleh had 14.
Anthony Davis led the Pelicans with 33 points and 12 rebounds while Jrue Holiday scored 22 points and Nikola Mirotic added 19.
Boston Celtics 114-96 Atlanta Hawks
Richardson scored 27 points and Hassan Whiteside added 18 points and 10 rebounds as the Miami Heat beat the Chicago Bulls 103-96 on Friday night.
Bam Adebayo finished the game with 14 points and 13 rebounds.
Justin Holiday led Chicago with 27 points and 13 rebounds, while Zach LaVine added 24 points and nine assist.
San Antonio Spurs 111-100 Indiana Pacers
Aldridge had 33 points and 14 rebounds to lead the Spurs to a 111-100 victory over the Pacers on Friday night after San Antonio endured a stretch of five losses in six games.
Rudy Gay also had a double-double for the Spurs with 11 points and 12 rebounds. DeMar DeRozan (16 points), Patty Mills (15 points) and Bryn Forbes (13 points) also scored at least 10 points apiece for San Antonio.
Bojan Bogdanovic had 21 points, Domantas Sabonis had 19 points and 16 rebounds, and reserve Cory Joseph added 18 points and seven assists for the short-handed Pacers, playing without All-Star guard Victor Oladipo for a third straight game with a sore right knee.
Orlando Magic 87-112 Denver Nuggets
Plumlee had 15 points and 11 rebounds in the Nuggets’ 112-87 victory over the Orlando Magic on Friday night.
Jamal Murray scored 16 points for Denver.
Terence Ross led Orlando with 18 points while Nikola Vucevic added 16 points