NBA roundup…

(The Sports Xchange)

Spurs 96, Mavericks 91

Kawhi Leonard scored 24 points as the San Antonio Spurs posted their sixth straight victory by outlasting the Dallas Mavericks for a 96-91 win on Monday at the AT&T Center.

 

Grizzlies 105, Hornets 90

Mike Conley scored a season-high 31 points and Memphis rolled to its fifth straight win with a victory over Charlotte at the Spectrum Center.

 

Wizards 106, Suns 101

Bradley Beal scored a career-high 42 points as Washington rallied past Phoenix.

 

76ers 101, Heat 94

Joel Embiid scored 22 points as Philadelphia beat Miami. Hassan Whiteside scored a career-high 32 points for Miami, which lost for the seventh time in nine games. Whiteside, the NBA’s leading rebounder, also contributed 13 boards, his 12th double-double in 13 games this season.

 

Warriors 120, Pacers 83

Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant combined for 61 points as Golden State dominated shorthanded Indiana. The Pacers played without starters Paul George (ankle), Myles Turner (ankle) and sixth man C.J. Miles (knee).

 

Rockets 99, Pistons 96

James Harden had 28 points, eight rebounds and 11 assists to lead Houston to a victory over struggling Detroit at The Palace.

 

Celtics 99, Timberwolves 93

Isaiah Thomas had 29 points  to help Boston come from behind on the road and defeat Minnesota.

 

Bucks 93, Magic 89

Giannis Antetokounmpo posted his first triple-double of the season and Jabari Parker made five 3-pointers as Milwaukee snapped a three-game losing streak with a victory over Orlando at the Bradley Center.

 

Clippers 123, Raptors 115

Chris Paul and Blake Griffin scored 26 points apiece, and Los Angeles held off Toronto at Staples Center. Paul also had 12 assists as the Clippers, who own the best record in the NBA, ended a four-game losing streak to the Raptors.