Warriors 133, Magic 112
Klay Thompson scored 27 points, Kevin Durant had 25 and Steph Curry 23 to help Golden State rout host Orlando on Friday night. Durant was ejected for arguing with 4:52 left. Jordan Bell added 16 points, Draymond Green 12 and Omri Casspi 11 for Golden State, which expanded a 13-point lead after Durant left. Aaron Gordon led Orlando with 29 points, Evan Fournier had 22, and Jonathon Simmons 18. The Magic have lost 10 of their last 11 and were playing catchup all night against the defending NBA champion Warriors.
Wizards 109, Pistons 91
Markieff Morris shook off his recent struggles to score 23 points, Tomas Satoransky added a career-high 17 points off the bench, and host Washington beat Detroit for its first home win in nearly three weeks. Otto Porter Jr. added 17 points, and Marcin Gortat had 12 points and 12 rebounds for Washington, which improved to 2-2 without All-Star point guard John Wall since he received injections in his swollen left knee. The Wizards outscored Detroit 35-15 in the third quarter, the Pistons’ lowest-scoring period of the season, to secure their first home victory since Nov. 13.
Raptors 120, Pacers 115
DeMar DeRozan scored 26 points, Jakob Poeltl made all eight of his field goal attempts and had a career-high 18 points and host Toronto beat Indiana for its sixth straight home victory. Serge Ibaka added 15 points, Jonas Valanciunas had 13 and Kyle Lowry and Fred VanVleet each had 11 for the Raptors. They are 8-1 at home. Toronto is 13-0 this season when leading after three quarters. The Raptors led 94-89 heading to the fourth.
Heat 105, Hornets 100
Josh Richardson scored a career-high 27 points, Dion Waiters added 19 and host Miami shook off a horrendous start to beat Charlotte. The Heat went on a 9-0 run in the final moments to decide things, with a 3-pointer by Waiters with 1:09 left for a 102-96 lead being perhaps the shot of all for Miami. Wayne Ellington scored 14 points, Tyler Johnson added 12 and Kelly Olynyk had 10 for Miami, which snapped a two-game slide.
Thunder 111, Timberwolves 107
Paul George had 35 points and nine assists to help host Oklahoma City beat Minnesota and snap a three-game losing streak. Steven Adams had a career-high 27 points on 11-for-11 shooting from the field and Russell Westbrook added 15 points, 14 assists and nine rebounds for Oklahoma City. The Thunder shot 51.9 percent from the field and outrebounded the Timberwolves 42-26. It was Oklahoma City’s first win of the season by fewer than nine points.
Kings 107, Bulls 106
Zach Randolph had 25 points and 13 rebounds, Bogdan Bogdanovic scored 19 points and Sacramento beat the Bulls, extending host Chicago’s losing streak to eight games. Randolph was 12 for 19 from the field. Garrett Temple had 13 points and Willie Cauley-Stein added 10 points for the Kings. Jerian Grant had 17 points, while rookie Lauri Markkanen, Robin Lopez and Paul Zipser scored 14 points apiece for Chicago, which dropped to an NBA-worst 3-18.
Spurs 95, Grizzlies 78
LaMarcus Aldridge had 22 points, Rudy Gay added 18 off the San Antonio bench and the Spurs extended host Memphis’ losing streak to 10. San Antonio controlled most of the game, leading by as many as 25 in the fourth quarter. Memphis provided a more spirited effort in its second game under interim coach J.B. Bickerstaff, who took over after David Fizdale was fired Monday. Manu Ginobili added 11 points, seven rebounds and six assists for the Spurs, and Patty Mills had 10 points.
NOTEBOOK: Pelicans’ Davis fined
The NBA says New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis has been fined $25,000 in connection with his ejection from a game against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.
NBA: Thompson has 27 points, Warriors rout Magic 133-112
Warriors 133, Magic 112