Thunder 118, Bucks 112

Paul George had 36 points and 13 rebounds, and host Oklahoma City beat Milwaukee on Sunday for its fifth straight victory.

Russell Westbrook had 13 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists for his 16th triple-double of the season and No. 120 for his career. Jerami Grant added 16 points, helping the Thunder knock off the team with the NBA's best record.

Giannis Antetokounmpo had 27 points and 18 rebounds for Milwaukee, and Khris Middleton added 22 points.

George scored 21 points in the first half to help the Thunder take a 56-42 lead.

 

Clippers 122, Kings 108

Montrezl Harrell scored 25 points and host Los Angeles staved off an early fourth-quarter challenge to beat Sacramento for its third consecutive win.

Tobias Harris added 18 points for the Clippers, who were coming off a 3-1 road trip. Lou Williams had 12 points and 10 assists.

Sacramento never led, but made a run to start the fourth. Down 87-76, the Kings twice closed within five. They got a basket and rim-rattling dunk by Willie Cauley-Stein and six straight points by Bogdan Bogdanovic.

Then the Clippers took off.

Harris' 3-pointer beat the shot-clock buzzer, Avery Bradley tossed in a 3 and Harrell reeled off seven in a row as part of a run that kept the Clippers ahead 110-97. 

 

Rockets 103, Magic 98

James Harden scored 40 points, including five critical ones down the stretch to lead host Houston to a comeback win over Orlando.

Houston trailed by as many as 16 and never led until there were about four minutes remaining. The game was tied with about 75 seconds left when a 3-pointer by Harden put the Rockets up 98-95. Terrence Ross missed a 3 on the other end and Harden added a step-back jumper with 30 seconds left to stretch the lead.

Harden got his third block when he swatted away a shot by Evan Fournier, and Chris Paul added two free throws with 13.6 seconds remaining to secure Houston's third straight victory. Paul had 12 points and six assists after missing the previous 17 games with a strained left hamstring.

 

Raptors 123, Mavericks 120

Kawhi Leonard scored 33 points to help visiting Toronto overcome a triple-double from Dallas rookie Luka Doncic in a win over the Mavericks.

Pascal Siakam's three-point play snapped a 108-108 tie with 3:56 remaining as the Raptors recovered from a seven-point deficit early in the fourth quarter.

Doncic, who will turn 20 on Feb. 28, finished with a career-high 35 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists to become the first teenager in NBA history with two triple-doubles.

 

Jazz 125, Timberwolves 111

Donovan Mitchell had 29 points and Ricky Rubio added 18 points with eight assists to send surging Utah past host Minnesota.

After going 2-of-12 in the first half, Mitchell scored 13 points in the third quarter to help hold off a Minnesota rally and give the Jazz their ninth win in 10 games. Utah shot 71 percent (27-of-38) during the second half for its second victory in three nights over the Timberwolves.

Andrew Wiggins led Minnesota with 35 points, and Karl-Anthony Towns added 22. Jerryd Bayless had a season-high 19.

 

Spurs 132, Wizards 119

LaMarcus Aldridge had 30 points, nine rebounds and six assists, and host San Antonio beat Washington to snap a two-game skid at home.

The Spurs were without leading scorer DeMar DeRozan, but had seven players in double figures. Reserve Davis Bertans had a season-high 21 points after missing the previous two games due to personal reasons. Backcourt starters Derrick White and Bryn Forbes added 16 points each.

Washington, which had won five of seven, lost its 19th straight in San Antonio. Thomas Satoransky had a season-high 21 points, which were matched by Bradley Beal.

 

Heat 106, Knicks 97

Wayne Ellington scored each of his 19 points in the second half, and Miami handed host New York its ninth straight loss.

Miami had seven players score in double figures in its second straight win. Dwyane Wade had 15 points and 10 assists, and Hassan Whiteside finished with 13 points and 16 rebounds.

Wade, who plans to retire at the end of the season, received a standing ovation from the Madison Square Garden crowd when he was taken out in the final seconds.